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    December 16, 2010

    Virgin Megastore Crash a Hit-and-Run

    Earlier today, we reported on a motorist careening through the abandoned Virgin Records megastore on Sutter and Market. It turns out this wasn't a statement about Virgin Records so much as a hit-and-run incident involving a big rig truck. Based on accounts from the driver and eyewitnesses, the San F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    Stream Brian Eno's Time-Warped New Album, Small Craft On a Milk Sea

    ​Small Craft On a Milk Sea, the 25th (!) solo album from oblique strategist and art-tronic music O.G. Brian Eno, isn't out until next week -- on Warp Records, in a partnering of great karmic appropriateness -- but you can stream it now courtesy of NPR's First Listen. At the aural equivalent of fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2010

    Behind the Beat with The Beat Broker

    ​I had the pleasure of meeting Ryan Bishop (a.k.a. The Beat Broker) when he did an outstanding DJ set at a monthly dance party I throw. His seamless set of spacey disco and boogie tunes that night laid testament as to why he's such a busy and talented producer. Bishop has an ear for solid grooves ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2009

    S.J. Merc Headline Writers Latest to Fall into Virgin Trap

    You know, when you name a sprawling, multi-billion dollar empire "Virgin," you're going to get some odd wordings. Take Virgin Records: When the Rolling Stones' Bill Wyman declined to re-up his recording deal, many snickered at the headline "Wyman Refuses Virgin." The embattled Virgin America airline ... More >>

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    March 25, 2008
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    December 13, 2007
  • Music

    December 20, 2006

    It Was a Year Of ...

    Well, lots of things, actually

  • Music

    September 14, 2005


    The Team declares "It's Gettin' Hot"; rappers Guru and Kool Keith get smooth and batshit crazy, respectively

  • Music

    January 19, 2005

    Keep on Truckin'

    Times may be tough for Gomez, but three nights at the Fillmore proves you can't keep a good British band down

  • Music Awards

    October 20, 2004

    Award Show Performers

    Thursday, October 21, 2004 at Ruby Skye

  • Music

    August 28, 2002

    Beenie Man

    Tropical Storm (Virgin)

  • Music

    February 6, 2002

    Gazing Upward

    With its expansive full-length debut, the Stratford 4 recasts British noise-pop in its own image

  • Music

    December 26, 2001

    Balancing Act

    Naked Music wants to be one of the premier dance labels in the country -- without losing its indie cred

  • Music

    June 27, 2001

    Revved-Up Rock

    The Black Rebel Motorcycle Club rides roughshod over today's guitar gods

  • News

    June 28, 2000

    The Modesto Invasion

    The San Francisco rock scene is alive and well -- 90 miles from San Francisco

  • Culture

    May 31, 2000

    Stalker Fiction

    Camden Joy turned Cracker's David Lowery into fiction. Too bad he's real -- and really angry.

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