Friday, Nov. 9, 2012
In his first public performance since leaving the celebrated local rock band Girls, Christopher Owens debuted his new solo album, Lysandre, at an intimate, sold-out, and very brief show in San Francisco last night.
Playing at the Lodge, a luxurious, ... More >>
The women of the Bay Area music scene are breaking rules and defying expectations. Lass Out Loud is a new column exploring their lives and work.
Former Sleepy Sun singer Rachel Fannan's new all-girl group, Only You, takes a break from the sunnier shores of Southern California to perform at Brick an ... More >>
Christopher VictorioEddie Vedder at the Paramount Theatre last night.
July 11, 2011
@ Paramount Theatre, Oakland
Way better than: Eddie Vedder's all-ukulele record (Ukulele Songs, it's called).
Nothing against the four-stringed instrument that resulted when Portugu ... More >>
Whether you agree with it or not, what Pitchfork says about records -- or perhaps more so how it quantifies them -- matters. In a world of ten thousand different music blogs, the Pitchfork review score (X.X/10) is a common metric used for comparison and argument. Rarely do critics agree on the me ... More >>
Peter Holsapple & Chris Stamey
July 18, 2009
Café Du Nord
By Wade Grubbs
Better Than: Just sitting around at home listening to the new record.
Saturday night, Peter Holsapple and Chris Stamey entertained a small but enthusiastic audience at the Café Du Nord. The pair were founding members a ... More >>
Gimme Moore: the Moore BrothersYou wouldn't know it from listening to all the AutoTuner-enhanced commercial pap, er, rap on today's "Hot Urban" stations, nor will you catch a gander from classic crock, er, rock outlets, but the American music world is in the midst of an acoustic folk-pop renai ... More >>