Chris TrewinThe Horrors at Bimbo's 365 Club
September 12, 2011
Bimbo's 365 Club
Better than: The Horrors in 2005.
The problem with watching bands on a Saturday night at Bimbo's 365 Club in North Beach is that a certain portion of the crowd is there by accident. Like drunk, middl ... More >>
Romana MachadoThe UndertonesSF Popfest:
May 27th, 2011
@ Rickshaw Stop
Better than: Sitting at home on a cold May night with your Raspberries mp3s and all the Debby Boone albums you can burn.
Ricki Lee Jones was playing at Davies Hall, whic ... More >>
Romana MachadoClaudio Sanchez of Coheed and CambriaCoheed and CambriaThe Second Stage Turbine Blade TourMay 7, 2011@ Fox Theater, OaklandBetter than: The next three fiftysomething chuckleheads you hear
pronounce rock dead.
The scene outside Oakland's Fox Theater last Saturday night was as old
as ... More >>
Romana MachadoRichard Butler of The Psychedelic Furs
The Psychedelic Furs
Talk Talk Talk
May 3, 2011
Better than: Staying home and getting high to some old John Hughes movie.
Daylight was still streaming through the windows by the time we
cleared the slow-moving line in front of Slim' ... More >>
The HorrorsThe Horrors, the KillsTuesday, May 19, 2009The FillmoreBetter than: Seeing the Psychedelic Furs in 2009. Walking into the Fillmore before either the Horrors or the Kills had set up on stage, two things were clear about the crowd: they were young, and they were very enthusiastic. You were ... More >>
Carmel Sanger's death -- a walk-in shooting at a SOMA hair salon called the Pink Tarantula -- was professionally brutal. Her life was a wondrous combination of the drag queens and musicians and druggies and gays and bikers and lesbians and tattooists and