The Afrolicious crew outside the Elbo Room
Thursday nights at the Elbo Room, conga and timbale drummers flash their sticks, DJs mix in wild world grooves, and dancers get delirious at Afrolicious, the weekly club event put on by Kansas City natives DJ Oz and his brother Joey Maguire. The fou ... More >>
S.F. rapper DaVinci's Feast or Famine EP. Even Pitchfork likes it.
Thievery Corporation refuses to be pigeonholed. Just call the duo's work baby-making music. [SF Gate]
Everything you need to know about Saturday's free, all-ages Mission street music festival, Rock Make. [The Bay Bridged]
Richard HaickMassive Attack at the Greek Theatre Saturday nightMassive AttackThievery Corporation
November 6, 2010
@ The Greek Theatre, Berkeley
Better than: Watching CNN.
If Massive Attack has a musical formula, it's one that's built around lulling you into a false sense of relaxed security, t ... More >>
Rob GarzaArtists all over the world are coming together to donate their work to the cause of rebuilding Haiti. That means a ton of shows in San Francisco doubling as benefits for the earthquake-ravaged country...watch this space for updates on that front as they come in.Tonight at Vessel, Thiever ... More >>
Ravi and Anoushka Shankar at Davies Symphony HallSince taking up the sitar in the late 1930s, Indian musician Ravi Shankar has released more than 40 albums, composed for film director Satyajit Ray, collaborated with Ali Akbar Khan and Philip Glass, and taught George Harrison everything he knew a ... More >>
EKAphotographyVinyl Vamp: Zap Mama
Fickle weather and last-minute headliner replacements aside, Outside Lands was a success, by most yard sticks. Here's what folks are saying about the three-day extravaganza, which drew more than 100,000 people to Golden Gate Park:
The Chron ... More >>
The headliners for this weekend's Outside Lands festival--Pearl Jam, the Dave Matthews Band, Black Eyed Peas, Thievery Corporation, Tenacious D, and M.I.A.--need little introduction. But what about the undercard? One of the coolest things about this event is the sheer number of acts play ... More >>
Ocote Soul Sounds
It's hard to keep up with all the various offshoots of the Daptone/Antibalas Brooklyn funk nexus, we know--from El Michels Affair to Bronx River Parkway to the Budos Band to Ocote Soul Sounds (who have a new record dropping soon called Coconut Rock on Thievery Corporation's ESL lab ... More >>
Soren Solkaer StarbirdSan Francisco's giant music marathon, Outside Lands, announced its lineup this morning, capping its press release with headliners like Pearl Jam, Beastie Boys, Black Eyed Peas, Modest Mouse, and, yes, Dave Matthews Band hitting Golden Gate Park between August 28-30. Also in the ... More >>
By Ashley Harrell
A. Anywhere in the Marina.
B. Passed out on 6th and Market in a pool of your own vomit.
C. Passed out on 6th and Market in a pool of someone else's vomit.
D. Standing in a line outside Sea of Dreams, $70 tickets in hand.
We're going with D.
Sea of Dreams / Eclectic Fever
December 31, 2008
Review and Photos by Eric K. Arnold
Eighth and Brannan streets held it down all night. The San Francisco intersection, which bisects the Concourse and the Gift Center was the site of two -count 'em, two - of the livest NYE spigots. Both events, as it ... More >>