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Criminal and beyond: Fiona Apple’s evolution

September 7, 2012
You could say Fiona Apple belongs to an endangered species. One of the heavyweights in a lineage of 1990s major-label iconoclasts, dedicated to the...

Our Weekly Picks: August 29-September 4

August 28, 2012
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...

ABCs of tuneage

FALL ARTS PREVIEW: Follow the sonic alphabet of SF

President or no president, medical marijuana shows up in Oakland

So the President was late. Around the time the "Fire Melinda Haag" press conference (as it had been called in emails I'd received from...

Heads Up: 8 must-see concerts this week

July 23, 2012
Total Trash's bodacious two-day barbecue bonanza in Oakland tops the list of must-see live shows this week, but there's plenty more to see, including...

SF duo Tidelands returns with even more flugelhorn

May 23, 2012
We’ve Got a Map boasts the title of experimental folk band Tidelands’ upcoming sophomore album – and do they ever. You may remember seeing...

Live Shots: Childish Gambino and Danny Brown at the Fox

April 23, 2012
It can be hard to take comedians and comic actors seriously as musicians. Particularly when you consider the questions posed by earlier models. Did...

Even more from the tUnE-yArDs interview

April 20, 2012
Despite a relentless touring schedule, and an intense side-project, scoring the upcoming SFIFF-presented evening of Buster Keaton shorts at the Castro Theatre with Oakland-based...

Alter egos

Labelmates St. Vincent and tUnE-yArDs play with characters

Neutral Milk Hotel’s Jeff Mangum adds Great American Music Hall show

April 2, 2012
The elusive Jeff Mangum – he of reverentially adored experimental folk act Neutral Milk Hotel – rarely  tours. This, compounded by his strangely personal...

The Magnetic Fields play ’69 Love Songs’ and then some at the Fox

March 27, 2012
While the Magnetic Fields' newest album, Love at the Bottom of the Sea, recaptured the group’s love for synthesizers and electronics, Saturday night’s Fox...

Spanning time with the Flaming Lips

February 22, 2012
I ran into a temporal anomaly while driving. My first warning sign was the police cruiser with one headlight flashing its sirens behind me....

Morrissey’s show at the Fox is canceled

December 1, 2011
It is with a heavy heart that we must give you this news, Morrissey's show at the Fox in Oakland tonight has been canceled.If...

The ones you love

Nothing but ramen for 47 days to see Morrissey live

Shrouded in black, Lykke Li makes eye contact with us at the Fox

November 11, 2011
Lykke Li doesn’t want you. Let’s just get that straight.Lykke Li wants me. Or at least I think so. Because even though it’s a...

Weird Al Yankovic never misses a beat at the Fox

November 10, 2011
For someone who got his start in the music business by recording his first single in the men’s room, “Weird Al” Yankovic has certainly...

Beirut brings the county fair to the Fox

October 3, 2011
We teased you with the show mention in the Hangover column,  now here's the goods: With flickering string lights strung from the center of...

The Hangover: Sept. 30-Oct. 2

October 3, 2011
Jounce with us, if you will, through the Guardian staff's frenzied weekend. Here's our live reviews, hot raging, random sightings. **The wonderfully energetic (and...

The instruments of my life: Q&A with Beirut’s Zach Condon

September 30, 2011
Zach Condon, the pied piper of Beirut, is known for a great many things – his quavering voice and heart-tugging music (watch the new...

Live Shots: Ke$ha, Fox Theater, 9/14/11

September 15, 2011
Neon lights, glitter, and balloon drops certainly made for a bedazzled set, as Ke$ha took the stage, wearing the most glitz of all.She worked...

Our Weekly Picks: September 14-20

September 13, 2011
WEDNESDAY 14MUSICFake Your Own Death A few years back, local indie rockers Elephone received an infusion of new life via a teenage singer. Unfortunately, the...

Earth mover

Eleanor Friedberger pulls from the personal for Last Summer

Feelmore510 is bringing sexy back to Oakland

July 1, 2011
The Bay's east side can seem a little prudish, especially when compared to its slutty sister city. Until February, Oakland's only retail resources for...

Live Shots: Queens of the Stone Age, Fox Theater, 4/11/11

April 13, 2011
Racing up and down the pavement on Telegraph Avenue, the scalpers were grinding hard outside the Fox Theater on Monday night, perhaps with an...