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Blitzkrieg what?

Party captain Andrew W.K. and Marky Ramone carry on the Ramones legacy

Hardly strictly anything

emilysavage@sfbg.comTOFU AND WHISKEY A precious indie rock troubadour from Omaha, a comedy legend, and an aging punk icon — not exactly the types you'd picture as major players at this weekend's annual Hardly Strictly...

Bedroom jams

Set the right tone with our mood-music guide

Porn again

SEX + MUSIC ISSUE: The rediscovered skin flick soundtracks of disco legend Patrick Cowley

Discipline and desire

SEX + MUSIC ISSUE: Wax Idols frontperson Hether Fortune's empowered outing as a pro-domme

Mexican summer

Exploring the Mexico City punk scene through house shows and tumultuous SF pit stops

Bugging out

The Urinals started off as artists, and ended up musicians

Girls like us

The Julie Ruin's Kathleen Hanna on finding strength through music 

Snap Sounds

The fall albums we've been playing on a loop

Elegant alchemy

 Happy accidents, strange coincidences, unexplained phenomena: Catching up with dark chanteuse Jill Tracy

Get to the show, weirdos

FALL ARTS: MUSIC From Rock the Bells to Kate Nash, a sonic smorgasbord of can't-miss upcoming concerts

Flyin’ high

Oakland metal faves Ovvl keep it (almost) all in the family with a new album and upcoming tours


Two decades after its landmark album, My Bloody Valentine returns to SF

Brave new world

Mobile concerts apps vie for your credit card love and attention — what's next? And why should we care?


Alexis Blair Penney celebrates the release of debut album 'Window,' and mourns a personal loss 

It takes a village

Paige & the Thousand stands out, Icky Boyfriends rise up, and more

Boom boom

Rye Rye plays the "After Party," a debut from WOOF, plus Al Lover, Lightning Dust, and more

Milo grows up

The Descendents' Milo Aukerman on dead rock stars, caffeine addiction, and biochemistry

Damaged goods

MUSIC: Jello Biafra on the 'Dot Com Holocaust' and 'White People and the Damage Done.' Plus, new band Yassou Benedict delivers shoegaze dreampop.


Australia's Hiatus Kaiyote gets some love from Erykah Badu, Q-Tip, and Questlove

Rise and snack

Live shots from Burger Boogaloo, plus new Terry Malts, and deep sea nightlife 

So fresh, so clean

Is laptop-produced, hi-fi music the punk rock of the Internet age?

Summer ghouls

A breezy chat with newish SF garage rockers Cool Ghouls, playing Phono Del Sol this weekend

Get trashed

Back together for Burger Boogaloo, raunchy surf-punks the Trashwomen reflect on SF's garage heyday