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The Selector: August 21 – 27, 2013

August 20, 2013
God is dead?WEDNESDAY 8/21 "German Summer Films" Though the Goethe Institut's latest film series is dubbed "German Summer Films," it offers a refreshingly loose interpretation...

Heads Up: 8 must-see concerts this week

August 20, 2013
The Internet never forgets. I realized this yet again today after discovering the complete 1979 BBC documentary, Who Is Poly Styrene, and with the...

The Hangover: Jan. 25-29

January 30, 2012
Jounce with us, if you will, through the Guardian staff's frenzied weekend. Here's our live reviews, hot raging, random sightings.***Classy is, somehow, the...

Live Shots: Dan Deacon at New Parish

December 4, 2011
You go to Dan Deacon in a bad mood – a no-good-reason sort of bad mood, where you’ve been sleeping a lot just to...

The Hangover: Nov. 3-5

November 7, 2011
Jounce with us, if you will, through the Guardian staff's frenzied weekend. Here's our live reviews, hot raging, random sightings.**I'm a firm believer in...

The Hangover: Oct. 19-23

October 24, 2011
Jounce with us, if you will, through the Guardian staff's frenzied weekend. Here's our live reviews, hot raging, random sightings.**Sunday's Warfield crowd was by...

The Hangover: Oct. 7-9

October 10, 2011
Jounce with us, if you will, through the Guardian staff's frenzied weekend. Here's our live reviews, hot raging, random sightings.***Blow Up is reputed to...

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...

Butthole Surfers, 400 Blows keep it weird/bloody at Regency Ballroom

August 31, 2011
I had some pretty significant nightmares last night thanks to Butthole Surfers. Don't get me wrong, the legendary avant-garde punk band, born in San...

Two views:Joanna Newsom at the Fox, 8/2/10

August 4, 2010
By Amber Schadewald and Sam StanderTAKE ONE "Have you seen her before?" a spirited woman asked a random couple in the front row at...

Noise Pop 2010: Loquat at BOTH; Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros at Bimbo’s

March 4, 2010
Loquat at Bottom of the Hill The San Francisco band started their set with a request for more blue lighting at the Bottom of...

Noise Pop 2010: Magnetic Fields at the Fox

March 1, 2010
Spare but touching, playful yet perched oh-so-formally on chairs with music and notes on hand, accomplished and unafraid of the occasional sour or dissonant...

Noise Pop 2010: Scout Niblett, Sonny and the Sunsets at Cafe du Nord

March 1, 2010
More impressions of Noise Pop, comin’ right up.Blame it on a lingering head cold but I was bummed that I had to skulk off...