December isn't typically a time heavy on music festivals, but the new WinterSalt is hoping to change that. A complement to Eye Heart S.F.'s SummerSalt event, the Dec. 28 and 29 party at Fort Mason's Festival Pavilion will feature performances by Dillon Francis, Zedd, Theophilus London, and more. Two ... More >>
Nick Waterhouse (w/ The Tarots)
Jan. 21, 2012
Better than: Some modern-day Lawrence Welk incarnation.
Being an MC is hard. You can be criticized for one of the most abstract concepts in music -- your "flow" -- if it strikes people as odd or different. Your lyric ... More >>
Theophilus London is destined for greatness -- at least if you ask him. The 24-year-old Brooklyn dandy sees in himself all things -- pop prophet, fashion demigod, brand icon -- with some evidence to support those claims. There's something compelling about the rapper/singer's deliberately constructed ... More >>
Tthere's something undeniably juicy about reading an excoriating review of a new album -- especially on a site like Pitchfork, where a low score carries considerable weight, and where writers are given plenty of space and freedom to carve up the works they don't like. Given the choice, wouldn't you ... More >>
Angela BoatwrightA-TrakA-Trak, Theophilus London, Treasure Fingers, Trackademicks
July 16th, 2009
Review by Noah Sanders
Better than: Actually attending a rave in the early '90s.
Last night's A-Trak show at The Independent seemed pieced together with a lingering adoration of the e ... More >>