There is only Hard Times left for Absolutely Kosher.
Battered by the economic collapse and by titanic shifts within the music industry, the 13-year-old independent Berkeley record label that released albums from artists such as the Mountain Goats, the Wrens, Xiu Xiu, and Pinback's Rob Crow ... More >>
You saw it coming...Over the past few months, we've found treasures and trash in San Francisco bars: Old school jukeboxes with surprisingly sincere music picks, and sad little boxes we urge you to skip. It's all come to this: The juke hunt winners distilled into a single list, the best offe ... More >>
Beardo!: Pinback at Bottom of the Hill on Saturday night.Pinback
January 1, 2011
@ Bottom of the HillBetter than: Not distracting one's self from a seething hangover.
Sometimes it sounds like Pinback's Rob Crow and Armistead Burwell Smith IV are singing completely different songs ... More >>
Good news for people who love bad mojo: San Diego indie-rock OGs Three Mile Pilot have returned from indefinite hiatus. You may know 3MP as the unassuming gloom-peddlers who released a few albums in the early 90s and then bifurcated following 1997's Another Desert, Another Sea. Pall Jenkins and T ... More >>
www.ibuymusic.netCory Brown founded Absolutely Kosher records in a San Francisco living room 12 years ago. Since then he's built the label up to national notoriety, releasing records from bands such as Xiu Xiu, Pinback, and 60 Watt Kid. But changes in the economics and technology of the music ind ... More >>
Rob Crow and Zach Smith played Saturday at the IndependentRob Crow and Zach Smith, the confirmed sci-fi geeks and indie-rock schizophrenics who mastermind Pinback, came to the Independent on Saturday night to present "The Rob and Zach Show," a pared-down version of their darkly enchanting pop rev ... More >>
Chris StevensAl QuedaIt a rare occasion that you get to see live music at Murio's--the best dive in the Haight. Tonight they're hosting four acts for free starting at 10 p.m. The lineup includes Al Qaeda, who Emily Savage profiled for us back in December (the skinny on these guys: "Repetitive, ha ... More >>