The rap game -- well, any game -- could use more people with the ambition of the RZA and the ability to make good on it. The man born Robert Diggs is more than an MC, a producer, and an actor. His resume also includes "DICTATOR" in big, bold letters: When the Wu-Tang Clan was just a bunch of young b ... More >>
Ted Leo at Bottom of the Hill last night.Ted Leo AB & The Sea February 24, 2011 @ Bottom of the Hill Better than: That awkward moment when the music gets turned down and you're the only one singing. Ted Leo is a punk. He might be an untattooed, 40-year-old, skinny dude whose live sin ... More >>
Indian Jewelry's smoke and terrors
Well, lots of things, actually
A sharp, revelatory multimedia show casts a blinding light on the tragic events of today
Maximo Park's Wire-y rock, the Mekons' many side projects, and the final installment of "Ace of Spades"
At the Arizona border, Infiltrator checks in with Americans who help the government look for illegal aliens
Guerrilla recounts a legendary kidnapping without shedding any light
Bossa nova homage, rolling residences, guileless political discussion, and crop circles
The Bottle Let Me Down (Bloodshot)
Family Dance (Festival Five)
Your Shoes, My Shoes (Red House)
For 25 years, the Mekons' lack of success has kept them going.
"Facing Fear I & II"
Hank Williams Karaoke, "The War Room," "Electromechanik," New England Clambake, "Planet Tiki," Kiss-Offs, Waco, and "Burlesque Brigade."
Rico Bell & the Snake Handlers' Dark Side of the Mersey, The Mekons' Where Were You?, and Stefon Harris' BlackActionFigure
Dead guys, psychedelic pop, and no sober opinions at South by Southwest 1998
As a civil rights advocate, Bob Demmons called in the federal government to end racism in the Fire Department. Now that he's chief, he has to remove federal control and prove that firefighters can manage race relations on their own.
SF Weekly contributors salute the best (and worst) music of 1995
Barry Weintraub's a joker, he's a voter, he's a Web-page stoker
In life, Paul Kalmanovitz controlled every business decision related to his $500million brewery/real estate dynasty.He even made detailed plans forthe governance of his estateafter he died. So why is the Kalmanovitz fortune the center of two vituperative
Hal Hartley's Amateur finds redemption in amnesia and the barrel of a gun