Let's be real: bands don't change your life more than, oh ... once.
So if we were lucky to get two excellent albums from James Mercer and whoever
happens to be with him, it's no slouch that a third pretty-good album added
three more perfect tunes to the canon: "Australia," "Phantom Limb," and "Gi ... More >>
It ain't well and truly a disaster until someone hires Sam Singer. Had it been a possibility, the organizers behind The Children's Crusade, The Tacoma Narrows Bridge, or a certain less-than-structurally sound tower in Pisa would have all hired Singer, the "Master of Disaster," to mitigate their w ... More >>
Deerhoof at Great American Music Hall on Friday night.Deerhoof
Ben Butler and Mousepad
January 28, 2011
@ Great American Music Hall
Better than: San Jose tourist attractions.
To be sure, the term "mid-career art-rockers" -- one that fits sometime Bay Area indie heroes Deerhoof like a permanentl ... More >>
Jim L./YelpYep, it still looks like this.The Brazen Head, now celebrating its 30th anniversary, brazenly hasn't changed much in those years. The stained glass windows in the entryway, the raftered ceilings and wood-covered walls, the burgundy carpets, the dim orange glow of the tableside sconces ... More >>
Paul F. Tompkins If you've never checked out SF Sketchfest (Jan. 14- Feb. 2) then you need to pinky promise us that this is your year to head to one of these shows, or we will never speak to you again.
We were lucky enough to get tips on 2010's lineup directly from founders David Owen, Cole St ... More >>
Joe EskenaziIt's a van...San Francisco is a city where an art car apparently designed by H.R. Giger can roll by and no one bothers to look away from Navy jet planes roaring between the skyscrapers. And yet, the vehicle pictured here threw us for a loop. From the front, as you can see, it's 100 pe ... More >>