Sunn O))) @ Mezzanine, Tuesday, Dec. 18 Over the 14 years that Greg Anderson and Stephen O'Malley have run Sunn O))), the pair have eagerly tested threshold after threshold. The Seattle-born drone metal project's songs are long -- the shortest track on 2009 LP Monoliths & Dimensions is 9 minutes, 42 ... More >>
The SpyralsThe Lickets, Moon Duo, The SpyralsTuesday, Jan. 12, 2009Cafe du NordBetter than: a space odyssey.After last night's show, I'll be hard pressed to say nothing good ever comes out of being in line at the DMV. The Cafe du Nord lineup of the Lickets, Moon Duo, and the Spyrals came about, a ... More >>
An originator of acid rock in the '60s, Tommy Hall used LSD to expand his consciousness. Hes still psychedelic.
Ezee Tiger (w/ Hank IV, Wooden Shjips) Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009SF EagleBetter than: Watching a four-man band.Ezee Tiger makes my ears bleed. And not just a paper cut trickle. I mean bleed like something's been punched/wrecked/punctured inside my head, and all this warm liquid is now oozing from my ea ... More >>
SF Weekly Music Awards 2008 Ruby Skye October 16, 2008 Words and Photos by Tamara Palmer Better Than: Staying home with Ugly Betty This year's Awards program was a colorful and diverse celebration of local music and people. If you weren't at our special affair at Ruby Skye last night, here are thi ... More >>
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