Secret Chiefs 3 Saturday, May 11, 2013 Cafe Du Nord Better than: The day before mother's day has any right to be. To say Secret Chiefs 3 have been lately absent from the musical landscape is to ascribe a regularity to their release and touring schedule that's never really existed in their 17 years ... More >>
Papercuts' Jason QueverFrom SF Weekly's latest print music section:S.F.'s Papercuts Make a Stunning, Dreamy Sub Pop Debut: On Papercuts' Sub Pop debut, Fading Parade, Quever's vision of atmospheric, world-weary indie-pop is expanded to a stunning degree. Not only is it by far the best thing Paper ... More >>
And you will know by the trail of tearful tattooed chin-scratchers down Divisadero next month that the 12-year saga of Sleepytime Gorilla Museum is coming to an end. The Oakland enigma-core ensemble has announced three final California dates, culminating in an April 10th performance at the Indepe ... More >>
Grant CornettEfterklangBuke & GassSilian RailBottom of the Hill9 p.m., $12Buke & Gass aren't kids' puppets, a slapstick comedy duo, or alternate slang terms for bodily functions. The words "buke" and "gass" refer to instruments -- a baritone ukulele and a guitar-bass hybrid, respectively ... More >>
Brooklyn's psych-freaks Oneida will rock you like a hurricane; Three Piece Combo gets weird like its show-mates Sleepytime Gorilla Museum
With its array of homemade instruments, Sleepytime Gorilla Museum makes Futurism fun again.
Four artists take us to a "World" of mystery and violence
Haunted by Bliss: Local folk act Faun Fables reveals its Family Album
If six avant-garde musicians get together in an art gallery, does it make a sound? You betcha.
2 Foot Yard
Soviet film satire, organ plaster-casting, and animal 'toon carnage
In the absurdist musical The Transit Rider, public transportation becomes a metaphor for life
Postmodern genre-busters Japonize Elephants stir up a theatrical gumbo
Monstrous rock, sourdough shapeliness, post-apocalyptic calligraphy, and "soul travel"
Sleepytime Gorilla Museum curates highly nuanced dadaist nightmares.
Experimental music reaches new heights in a concert on Mount Tam
Mother Twilight (Earthlight)
Silke Tudor praises misanthropes, nude bands, and fire feasts.
New East Bay Music Venues
"Cover to Cover"; Brian & Chris; "Haydn and the Gypsies"
Taking the Idiot Flesh model to even more illogical extremes
Joe Strummer, Texas Terri, Autumns, Uz Jsme Doma, and Camera Obscura