San Francisco is a Yo La Tengo kind of town, a place where the lauded New Jersey rock trio can come, play three nights at the Fillmore supported by the best local acts of the day, and sell out each night. (It might even be the same people going to every show.)
So while it's not surprising that the ... More >>
Ian S. PortKing Tuff at the Rickshaw Stop last night.
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Spencey Dude and the Doodles
@ the Rickshaw Stop
June 14, 2011
Better than: A doubleheader of Williamson-era Stooges, and then a 14-inning ball game.
It seemed that most of the crowd at the Rickshaw Stop last n ... More >>
Shannon CottrellWu-Tang ClanStill only on Day 2 of this ridiculous conflagration, last night forced even more torturous decision-making on festival-goers with a crazy-stacked series of shows. (The Strokes even had fireworks!) But the Village Voice Media party at Austin Music Hall, featuring Wu-Ta ... More >>
Yuck with American fanThe New Jersey-Hiroshima-London-Scotland (according to their MySpace) outfit Yuck is one of my favorite new bands, but they might as well be one of my favorite old bands: the sound of their self-titled debut, out next Tuesday on Fat Possum, is a formula honed and perfected i ... More >>
Pollard with smoke and beverage in hand.Guided by VoicesTimes New VikingOctober 5, 2010@ the WarfieldBetter than: 1,039 smoothed out slappy hours For the record, Robert Pollard still has hops. The Guided by Voices frontman and creative "Hot Freak" in fact has most of the move ... More >>