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Live Review: Holy Ghost!, Fillmore, 6/3/2010

June 6, 2010
By Peter GalvinWhile much of the mainstream is still poking fun at the hair bands and taking pot-shots at the easy-listening fluff, the '80s...

Noise Pop 2010: Yoko Ono and Deerhoof at the Fox

March 1, 2010
Noise Pop -- the quality sounds and sonic surprises always amaze, no matter how few or many shows you catch.I didn’t get to gawk...

Live Shots: Best Coast and Vivian Girls, Bottom of the Hill, 02/09/2010

February 12, 2010
The vintage starburst lights were tinted red and Bottom of the Hill was packed with hipsters toting hand-me-down apparel: ratty old sweaters, torn hats...

Live Shots: VV Brown and Ebony Bones, Popscene, 02/04/10

February 10, 2010
Outside, the night was horrid and pouring sheet after sheet of chilled rain. Inside, Popscene at 330 Ritch’s stage was blazing with bold UK...

Live Review: Wolves in the Throne Room howl at Slim’s

July 15, 2009
By Tony Papanikolas The world of rock music is full of “wolf bands”, but few live up to their feral moniker. Steppenwolf’s John Kay,...

Erykah Badu is out of her mind

June 11, 2009
By Michael Krimper LIVE REVIEW In anticipation of releasing her brilliant sound odyssey, New Amerykah Pt. 1: 4th World War (Universal Motown, 2008),...

Live review: Kreator and Exodus deliver the quality bangover

May 6, 2009
By LC Mason Kreator at a German fest earlier this year Quality bangover: the gloriously painful aftermath that results after a night of heavy headbanging to...

Live Review: Bridez at the Knockout 4/2

April 8, 2009
By Laura Mason Members of lo-fi favorites Bridez hang out in this "candid" pic. We may pride ourselves on this city’s intellectual panache or European debonaire,...