Shannon and the Clams, the ridiculously fun Oakland garage-pop outfit helmed by Shannon Shaw and Cody Blanchard, has a new label. For the group's new album, out May 21, they'll be moving to Hardly Art, the Sub Pop imprint that's also home to Hunx and His Punx, The Sandwitches, and Seapony. The next ... More >>
Howlin' Rain By DAVE GIL DE RUBIO When Howlin' Rain's Ethan Miller answers the door of the Brooklyn flat he's borrowing from a friend, the disheveled hair and wildly scraggly beard he's sporting gives him the look of a modern-day Rip Van Winkle. In many ways, the analogy fits, given that it' ... More >>
For the first time ever, the LGBT Film Fest pulls a movie for being too controversial -- in this case, "transphobic"
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The Giants' new stadium site is almost certainly seeping a stew of toxic chemicals into the bay. Why doesn't the government care?