Kerrraaang! came the sound from behind my wall, in my older brother's bedroom. It was his first weekend home from college and he'd returned to our small Indiana town with new toys: a CD player and a copy of Nirvana's Nevermind.
The noise, which started when Kurt Cobain st ... More >>
Face and Public Works present DJ Harvey
Friday, Nov. 2, 2012
Better than: No better than, that would be unfair.
The volume levels dipped and the club went dark; only the exit lights glowed a muted neon green from the corners. We drifted along weightlessly, waiting to be brought back d ... More >>
Jim Morrison performing in Miami, March 1, 1969At the time of his death in a Paris bathtub in the summer of 1971, James Douglas Morrison, singer and lyricist for epochal L.A. band The Doors, was looking at six months' hard labor in Florida. Among other offenses at a March, 1969 performance at Di ... More >>
One of our favorite local rock historians, Richie Unterberger, will once again be giving his secret stash of excellent rock clips a public screening this Wednesday, Feb. 11, at the Park Branch of the San Francisco Public Library (1833 Page Street) between 7 and 9 p.m. His theme this time: the 45th ... More >>