Caveman's first Outside Lands set -- Sunday, 2:50 p.m. at the Panhandle stage -- has arguably been inevitable. Sure, maybe it hasn't always felt that way for the band. Last year, the members of Caveman sweated out festival favorite status at CMJ 2011. They put the time and effort in to self-release ... More >>
Jan. 13, 2011
Fivepoints Art House
Better than: The talk-show coverage of NFL playoffs mysteriously broadcasting through The Smell's solid state guitar amplifier.
Rank/Xerox and the Shoppers' full length albums last year boasted uniquely dark aesthetics ... More >>
Ra Ra Riot at Great American Music Hall on FridayRa Ra RiotGiversJanuary 21, 2011@ Great American Music HallBetter than: The Sound and the Fury, which haunts my forgotten-homework dreams.In the one-for-all, all-for-one spirit that defines the Ra Ra Riot working philosophy, we interrupt this regul ... More >>
Alex HochmanThe new Mr. Pollo: A gallon didn't quite do it.Don't look now, but two Mission district stalwarts have gone upscale. Well, kind of.
Mr. Pollo has eschewed it's Big Bird-yellow exterior for a very sexy grayish brown that screams, We're not just pollo anymore! Too bad they ran out ... More >>
When at the New York State Fair, be sure to check out the meat goats! It's hard to characterize the San Francisco Examiner. You get an impressive breadth of coverage of local events by very hard-working reporters, lunatic fringe national coverage and editorials, and, well, this.But we weren't sur ... More >>