Is San Francisco's Garage-Pop Phase Over?

From the latest SF Weekly:

Garage Is Over: S.F.'s youngest, most innovative, and boundary-pushing musicians don't relate to the “Dwyers and Segalls” — nor their goofier kitsch-rocker contemporaries — because that music doesn't speak to the very arduous and frustrating experience of living as an artist in one of the most economically unequal regions in the country. The forces driving away certain high-profile figures of the psychedelic garage-pop scene are a potent catalyst for others who make a different kind of music. The most original and vital new rock music in S.F. today reflects the city's current tension and volatility. [continue reading]

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