Jonathan Toubin: Show Preview

Jonathan Toubin might be the crown prince of American soul-funk DJs. Obsessed with obscure 45s from the '50s and '60s, the New York icon…

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Yeasayer: Show Preview

Yeasayer isn't the hot new band it was back in '07, when debut album All Hour Cymbals got critics hyperventilating about the latest in…

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The Psychic Paramount: Show Preview

Certain things are guaranteed when experimental New York trio The Psychic Paramount plays a rare show in S.F. this week. Since this instrumental band…

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Ava Luna: Show Preview

You know that business about not judging a book by its cover — or, in the music equivalent, an indie-rock-looking band by its press…

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Sex and the Gritty

If you ask us, there aren't enough memorable quartets that exist in recent history. The Wizard of Oz bunch, maybe. '90s R&B group Boyz…

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