Patric Fallon

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    Worth the Download: James & Evander's Bummer Pop Remixes

    James & Evander's Bummer Pop was one of our favorite local records of this spring. The Oakland duo offered slight electronic pop with a decidedly melancholy disposition, walking a perfect line between gloomy and catchy. In a scene where so many artists are working in ancient genres, James & Evander ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    Check Out a Free Mini-Mix From the Diary Emo/Pop-Punk Party at Pop's Bar

    ​Diary is a monthly party at the inimitable Pop's Bar featuring the best in late-'90s and early-'00s emo, pop-punk, and screamo. Starting this week, Diary -- which is put on by Patric Fallon, an occasional SF Weekly contributor and expert blogger over at XLR8R, along with Kristopher Hannum -- will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    On the Fascinating and Often Listenable Feedback Loop That Was 2010

    Japandroids at the Fillmore​Ah, twenty-ten. Two thousand and ten. Two years before our state warps and crackles and slides into a boiling sinkhole that used to be the Pacific Ocean. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. There was a pretty good Sage Francis song called "The Best of T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Costumed Roller Disco, Bay Area Hip-Hop Debaser, Shannon & the Clams, Grow Up and More

    ShockGDance to tracks by Digital Underground and more this Saturday at Debaser​Boo-hoo. It's chilly and raining. But don't cry, everything you want to do this weekend is indoors anyway. So go enjoy all the cheap shows, exhibits, and parties you can pack in. Here's our list of 10 things to do for l ... More >>

  • Music

    October 13, 2010

    Sonic Booty

    Six sets worth plundering at this year's Treasure Island Music Festival.

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    In Print: Menomena, Scissor Sisters, and the Reunion of Bay Area Metalheads Sleep

    ​Menomena: "Having long ago eschewed the glitchy breakbeats of its early albums, the Menomena of today is an immaculately spacious rock band," writes Andrew Stout in this week's print edition. "Something vital has changed. Arrangements are stripped to their essentials with nary a wasted note. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2010

    Monday Hangover: Air Guitar, Matt and Kim, Tom Petty, Faust, Live 105's BFD

    Summer has arrived people. You know what that means: there are several hours during he day in which you can wear shorts (in select city micro-climates) before you start freezing to death and regretting your wardrobe choice. But that's what weekends are for: drinking enough to feel comfortable in sho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    Bloggers Stay on the Banksy Scent, New Finding at Alcatraz

    Patric Fallon for Uptown Almanac​Interesting how all these new Bansky art sightings are happening in the wake of the release of his movie, Exit Through the Gift Shop. If I was more of a cynic, I'd say these pieces are popping up as some sort of extended marketing mission for the doc, but since thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2010

    Free Tickets to Sugar & Gold Show at Bottom of the Hill

    This photo is to suggest we would really like to see a Sugar & Gold pool party down the line...​Yesterday Patric Fallon described all the ways the new Sugar & Gold record, Get Wet!, was made with the dancefloor in mind. Today we're offering you the chance to put that theory to the test.&nb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    10 Things To Do This Weekend For Under $10

    Mayyors by Andrew Scott (via Fecal Face)There's so much to do this weekend, now that all the crap things you had to do are done. On this week's list, we have art in a van, gallery shows in retail outlets (with beer), bass music in the basement, the art of turntablism, and tunes to blow out the tubes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    10 Things To Do This Weekend For Under $10

    Aran TharpeGunslingers​This weekend, we offer you the sounds of beachy disco DJs, a BS cover band, krautrock in a cathedral, and plenty of other cheap distractions from your 9 to 5 life. This week's 10 Things to Do For Under $10 brings all the best the cheap thrills into focus, starting now...feel ... More >>

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