Recordings

Tony Conrad Slapping Pythagoras (Table of the Elements) Tony Conrad may well be one of the more important 20th-century avant-garde composers you've never heard…

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Everyone's a Critic When Matador Records asked San Francisco's Zip Code Rapists to tag-team review the label's current crop of releases for the premiere…

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Night Crawler

With fetish fashion now firmly rooted in mainstream culture — in Macy's catalogs, perfume advertisements, and MTV — it was only a matter of…

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Five-Alarm Crash First a miniriot, now this: Valencia Street was the site of more havoc last Wednesday, when two firetrucks collided and one plunged…

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Red Aunts #1 Chicken (Epitaph) Three hundred words on #1 Chicken? Subtitled “14 Songs, 23 Minutes,” there ain't even 300 words on Red Aunts'…

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Night Crawler

Growing old in the spotlight isn't easy. Fans can be so unkind. Put on a few extra pounds, start losing your hair — people…

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Anton Szandor LaVey Satan Takes a Holiday (Amarillo Records) Longtime San Franciscan Anton LaVey is probably best-known as the founder and high priest of…

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