Depending on your perspective, cheating's a little bit naughty, a whole bunch of fun, or one of the worst things you could possibly do to another human being. Here are our 10 favorite songs about not being able to keep it in your pants when you're supposed to. "Cry Me A River," Justin TimberlakeThe ... More >>
We panicked when we read the news that Marlena's, the city's most delightfully tacky bar, was closing down.
However, we're now relieved after talking to Marlena over at the bar, who tells us that the watering hole (we love double entrendres!) has been sold, and, yes, it will close in March, but on ... More >>
The heartbreaking songs Emily Jane White sings on her new album, Ode to Sentience, are quietly addictive. Her celebrations of life's darker moments are delivered in a quiet, confessional style that's immediately captivating. White's stark, almost whispered vocals have an intimate quality that's inte ... More >>
Today, cranky lord of the mixing board Steve Albini submitted himself to an Ask Me Anything on Reddit. This means that random users asked him random questions for a few hours, and he gave responses as he saw fit. Many of the answers were very, very interesting. Steve Albini, of course, is the owner ... More >>
The juke at ToscaThe heyday of authentic jukeboxes is long over. With many bars installing those nasty touchscreen digital Internet boxes, the old school record-flipping kind of jukebox is a dying breed. And this is in the town that originated the concept of jukeboxes back in 1889. So what denote ... More >>
Wade GrubbsL-R: Jeff "Little Jewford" Shelby, Kinky Friedman, and Washington RatsoKinky FriedmanCarletta Sue Kay July 30, 2010, @Great American Music Hall Better than: Nobody. Friedman is a Jewish Renaissance dude: a singer-songwriter, writer of comedic crime novels, independent po ... More >>
Band Name WTF of the Week is a new column here at All Shook Down in which we will investigate the stories, meanings and intentions behind some of the wackiest, most interesting, and more ridiculous names of bands gracing S.F. stages. How to do this? By asking the people who came up with them. We beg ... More >>