Julie MichelleHemlock Tavern booker Tony Bedard is a connoisseur of what he calls "folder rock" Fernet, the favorite awful-tasting drink of San Francisco, now has its own rap song. [Uptown Almanac] Hemlock booker Tony Bedard explains "Folder Rock" -- the hilariously overwrought language of ... More >>
Fabrizio RamoneR.I.P. Poly Styrene Legendary punk pioneer and X-Ray Spex frontwoman Poly Styrene, born Marianne Elliott Said, passed away last night from breast cancer at the age of 53. In an unfortunate coincidence with the passing last week of TV on the Radio's Gerard Smith, her new solo al ... More >>
Club Foot 30th Anniversary @ Cafe du NordFor its six years of existence, Club Foot kept art alive in the San Francisco rock scene. Opened by artist Richard Kelly in 1980, the venue became the city's premier underground performance and rehearsal space, featuring future stars like Romeo Void and dr ... More >>
Why the Bay Area has stopped producing big-time rock bands
A flock of nostalgia; an early -- and bloody -- valentine.
"Cover to Cover"; Brian & Chris; "Haydn and the Gypsies"
Oliver DiCicco founded Mobius Operandi as a showcase for his experimental instruments. They're beautiful to look at. But is it music?