Though it hasn't quite reached the level of recognition achieved by histrionic Aussie blooze-rawkers Wolfmother, Perth's Tame Impala seems poised to deliver its lush, tuneful brand of psychedelia to a global audience. Led by guitarist, singer, and songwriter Kevin Parker, the band shared some common ... More >>
I've been everywhere with the San Francisco band Girls: Love 'em, hate 'em, find them overhyped, find the detractors overly cynical. I think they like it that way. Girls' hugely-acclaimed 2009 Album blew me away for a week. Then I found myself having trouble rekindling that need to hear it a ... More >>
A stage at Outside Lands 2009It may not be the greatest Outside Lands lineup ever, but this weekend's big-honkin' music (and wine and food!) festival packs a bicycle basket-full of bands we're stroked (heh, we mean stoked) to see. Here, in no particular order, are 10 of them, plus a few honorable ... More >>
Without any further ado, the full line up for San Francisco's own Outside Lands Music Festival, presented in a very endearing video format brought to by The Eclectic Method.The lineup is not too shabby. Who we're most excited about? Kings of Leon, The Strokes, My Morning Jacket, Gogol Bordello, Ca ... More >>
November 23, 2009
Better Than: Anyone had reason to expect, given the band's acrimonious breakup a little more than a year ago.
What a long, strangely self-destructive path Wolfmother has traveled since releasing its eponymous debut album three years ago. Back then, the A ... More >>
Christopher VictorioNeil Young and Adam SandlerNeil Young's Bridge School Benefit Concert October 25, 2009Shoreline AmphitheaterCheck out our Bridge School slideshow by Christopher Victorio here. Better Than: watching AC/DC play at Marine World.
Combine a huge rock' n roll show with a scho ... More >>
At the Bridge: Fleet Foxes
The annual Bridge School Benefit lineup, which happens October 24 & 25 at the Shoreline Ampitheater, has been announced. In addition to mainstay and organizer Neil Young, this year's talent list includes Coldplay's Chris Martin, No Doubt, Sheryl Crow, Monsters of F ... More >>