Recordings

The Dambuilders Ruby Red (Eastwest Records) Unless you're fortunate enough to be a nouveau punque, making your pop dreams rock isn't a very fashionable…

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Night Crawler

Last Thursday night, the Paradise Lounge really lived up to its name, playing host to the premier San Francisco cocktail nation event: Loungepalooza. Boasting…

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Samples

Last Call The 'burbs were like a ghost town last Friday, as alternateens of all stripes flocked to the Shoreline for the annual Lollapalooza…

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Recordings

John Coltrane The Heavyweight Champion: The Complete Atlantic Recordings (Rhino/Atlantic) I'm a bit amazed at my own reaction to this momentous, seven-CD masterwork. Instead…

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Samples

Gathering of the Tribe The death of Jerry Garcia received more front-page coverage in this town than anything since, well, the retirement of Joe…

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Night Crawler

M. Gira's venomous, rumbling voice spreads along the floorboards at the Great American Music Hall last Friday, and seems to seep through the soles…

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Recordings

Dirty Three Dirty Three (Touch and Go) Displaying a reticence that barely conceals a fluid sense of dynamics, Dirty Three creates an inviting space…

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