Finally! It's here! Outside Lands! And if you don't already have a ticket, you can probably still find a good deal on one somewhere. For those of you lucky monkeys who are going, we'd like to help you to get the most of your weekend by encouraging you to wake up early and get your ass in front of a ... More >>
Death Cab for Cutie with Magik*Magik Orchestra
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Fox Theater, Oakland
Better than: Your prom and your fifteen-year high school reunion, if they happened at the same time
Last night's Death Cab for Cutie concert, the first of a three-night stand at the Fox in Oakland ... More >>
By ELIZABETH PFEFFER
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Squarepusher, James Murphy Pat Mahoney Nancy Whang DJ set, The Antlers, Zola Jesus, Shabazz Palaces, Teen Daze, HEALTH, New Pants Feng Mengbo's Bruce Lee VJ Project, The Hundred in the Hands
March 17, 2012
Fort Mason Center
Better than: Spending St. Patri ... More >>
M83 at Mezzanine last night.
Nov. 10, 2011
Better than: Lil B freestyling over an M83 song (Google it).
Walking up to Mezzanine last night, I saw people buying scalped tickets at three times the face value without hesitation. The excitement leading up to this show ... More >>
Cold Cave at Great American Music Hall last night.
July 25, 2011
@ Great American Music Hall
Better than: Actually trying to play dance music in a leather jacket and combat boots.
The thought of a New York goth electro bedroom project producing a song called "Icons of Summe ... More >>
Twenty-two-year-old Nika Roza Danilova is not a goth -- at least that's what she told Q Magazine earlier this year. But you can see how people might be confused given the operatic vocals and dark, reverb-soaked synths in the music this Wisconsin native releases as Zola Jesus. Although her hau ... More >>
Joseph SchellThe xxWarpaintZola Jesus September 23, 2010@ The Fox Theater Better than: Winning a raffle at a fundraiser, knowing full well that you're essentially stealing from those children. It's always couples night when pillow rockers the xx are in town, which only meant o ... More >>