See also: *The Best Of Coachella: Day One *"What My Spirit Hood Means To Me": Coachella-Goers Explain *Coachella Preview 2012: Everything You Need to Know About the Performers*Radiohead, Weekend 1: No Alarms, No Surprises Radiohead certainly had the most pre-festival buzz for Saturday, but once we ... More >>
Mike Watt at Bottom of the Hill Friday night. Mike Watt April 29, 2011 @ Bottom of the Hill Better than: Listening to the words without the face. If such a thing were possible, I'd believe, without hyperbole or winking wit, that Mike Watt was born to play the bass. His fingers fly across t ... More >>
TV on the RadioFrom SF Weekly's latest print music section: TV on the Radio: Nine Types of Light is also the first TV on the Radio album to be recorded away from the band's comfy boho surroundings in north Brooklyn. And then some: The band decamped to a mall-based studio near Rodeo Drive th ... More >>
Scottish post-rock/#BASED progenitors Mogwai release album number seven today, Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will. It's less what you'd call a return to form than a spirited condensation of their roomy, moody noise epics; as they've done before, most notably on 2006's Mr. Beast, this album finds ... More >>
No, not that kind.Scotland's dignified linear noise factory Mogwai has released the tracklisting for its forthcoming seventh studio album, which you may have mistaken for a David Shrigley print hanging in the punk rock section at the coolest record store you've never been to: Hardcore Will Never ... More >>
If only someone would tow this thing to Des MoinesBy Jan. 18, Vallejo must submit a plan for slithering out of bankruptcy. Former banker Merylin Wong, the head of a maritime enthusiast's group there, has a plan for keeping the city on firm financial footing henceforth: Pay millions of dollars yea ... More >>
Jillian WestRank/Xerox plays the Hemlock this Sunday with Toys That KillYou have two major choices this weekend -- high art or low art. There's free museum admission and frolicking dancers. Or grimy South African rap and San Francisco crust punk. Whatever you choose, take comfort in knowing it wa ... More >>
C*nt Sparrer plays Laszlo on SundayWell, it's really summer now! Bundle up, grab a hoodie and go check out the many fun and cheap events our chilly city has to offer this weekend. Here's our list of 10 shows, fests and fairs for less than two cups of quality hot cocoa. S.F. vs L.A. @ Levi's Work ... More >>
The small-town, family-farm lifestyle that we love to celebrate is being preserved thanks to Mexican immigrants.
When is a name a trainwreck? As we reported last week, the San Francisco franchise in the nascent United Football League will today unveil its name, logo, and uniform design at a 10:30 press conference at AT&T Park. Yes, we'll be there with a camera. But our expectations have now been marked ... More >>
Citizen's arrest for Wayne Kramer's tasteless immigrant drama.
A new film catches up with legendary punk rockers the Minutemen
Dog Bites trips out over the Mindstates global psychedelic convention
Kayaking for a cause
Man vs. machine in annual clash
Herod's Law skewers dirty Mexican politics
There are some benefits of big-city gentrification. Jesse Malin's brilliant new record is one of them.
Roger Troutman and his family brought funk to West Coast hip hop and influenced everyone from Ice Cube to Tupac Shakur. Then his older brother put four bullets in him.
At the same time hundreds of dead gray whales were washing up on beaches, their birthrate was plunging. Theories abound, but little hard data has been gathered to solve this environmental puzzle.
Robert Towne, the best screenwriter in the business and the man who invented Jake Gittes, is back with a bio of Olympic runner Steve Prefontaine