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Nite Trax: DJ Sprinkles lays it out

The phenomenal house DJ and experimental musicmaker on mainstream visibility, transgender globalism, Bay Area queer culture, and the "shopping mall diversity" of the current...

On the Rise: Space Ghost

Space Ghost's textured, sample-based electronic compositions might sound like fat rain drops dribbling over tight beats, as is the case with "SD", or like...

Our Weekly Picks: January 9-15

WEDNESDAY 9RADAR Reading Series Like a literary-focused Parisian salon, but with vibrant SF genderfucking and homemade desserts, this monthly showcase of emerging, underground writers...

Heads Up: 6 must-see concerts this week

It's likely your first full week back to work after the holidays – and just how does that feel? Painful? Like a dull, numbing...

Our Weekly Picks: December 19-25

WEDNESDAY 19"Voluspa: A Ghost Celebration for 2012" Established belief systems may have lost their credence, but somehow we still feel the desire for connection...

YEAR IN MUSIC 2012: Blowing like the wind

Nightlife in 2012: Did I leave my bra in the booth?

You’ll be a woman soon

Hola, California! Singer Ash Reiter pens a love letter to her home state -- as the controversy about women in rock limps along.

Our Weekly Picks: November 21-27

WEDNESDAY 21Major Powers and the Lo-Fi Symphony With manic energy and exploratory style, Major Powers and the Lo-Fi Symphony, has garnered a set of...

Taking flight with Juan Atkins, co-originator of Detroit techno

Juan Atkins will perform songs from the Cybotron and Model 500 catalogues with a four-piece electronic group, including “Mad” Mike Banks of Underground Resistance,...

Live Shots: AU at the Independent

It was my first time seeing Portland's AU live Saturday night, and I had some important questions I hoped the show would answer. First...

Tetris of awesome

Amon Tobin's ISAM Live tour is some serious next level

UK producer Max Cooper doesn’t want to see computers in tight skirts

Over the course of a steady stream of heady mixes and original compositions, Max Cooper has been gaining attention in the electronic music world...

Vacancy voyeur: Matt Fisher’s shots of a Treasure Island that waits

Originally built as an airport for flying boats, Treasure Island's man-made four square kilometers went on to house the Navy, and now is home to...

Where to get laid

....and love and learn and share during Folsom Street Fair week

Spiritual bump and grind at Purity Ring

The luminous, blinking cocoons that have been rumored to grace the stages of Purity Ring’s live shows — as boasted by the lucky ones...

The darn thing’s got wings

Nightlife: Eagle still gay, New Wave City turns 20, SF Electronic Music Fest blast through town, more

Music Listings

Since club life is unpredictable, it's a good idea to call ahead or check the venue's website to confirm bookings and hours. Prices are...

Our Weekly Picks: August 29-September 4

WEDNESDAY 29Enorchestra In between his roles as "Roxy Music co-founder" and "ambient guru," musician/non-musician Brian Eno recorded a sequence of four visionary, distinctive solo...

Heads Up: 7 must-see concerts this week

It just so happens that some of the screamiest, gnarliest, most brutal sludge, grindcore, and hardcore acts born of the 1990s (and still out...

Localized Appreesh: The Seshen

Localized Appreesh is our weekly thank-you column to the musicians that make the Bay. To be considered, contact emilysavage@sfbg.com.As is often the case...

Nite Trax: Five magickal MK moments

Eighty-year-olds like myself keep finding new Wonders of the Internet: despite basically living at record stores in Detroit in the early 1990s (props to...

Party Radar: MK, Spilt Milk, Midnight Magic, Buzz, more

Hey, what's better than rubbable gifs, Madonnaschewitz, and Partysaurus shorts? Another edition of Party Radar, in which you'll find all this weekend's insane recommendations...

Underworld’s dynamic opening ceremony soundtrack

Much has been made of London’s opening ceremony, and director Danny Boyle’s cheeky rejection of Beijing’s rigidly coordinated, assembly-line approach. (Seriously, will Queen Elizabeth...

By the horns

Nightlife: Voices from the Lake, Chuck Hampton, Blaktroniks, Blow Up reunion, Nitin, more -- too many? Nah -- parties