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LEFT OF THE DIAL: Noise Pop's 2nd annual shindig-in-the-streets features Myron & E, dumplings, everything else good

A party in your mouth

TABLEHOPPER We have a month of food-related parties for you, including two oyster shindigs, two big street parties, and a Filipino fest!

Rep Clock: July 23 – 29, 2014

July 22, 2014
Schedules are for Wed/23-Tue/29 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features marked with a •. All times...

Grown-up GRMLN

The pop-punk whiz kid comes of age. Plus: More festivals!

Everything is terrible, let’s go hear some live music

July 18, 2014
Dear readers! In case none of your coworkers has made any kind of Dilbert-ready joke by the water cooler yet today, let us fill...

Bleached brings the sunshine at the Rickshaw Stop

March 5, 2014
It's no question that Bleached has come into success within the past year with the release of its debut album, Ride Your Heart, on record...

Mikal Cronin takes the spotlight, has excellent hair at The Chapel

March 3, 2014
Mikal Cronin walks onto the stage this past Saturday night for the third time this week, settling into the right corner; a spot...

Live Shots: The Limousines lead a nonstop dance party at DNA Lounge

March 3, 2014
By Jonathan Roisman It was more than three years ago when I first saw the Limousines on stage. I hadn’t heard a song of...

Lord Huron bring their complex mythology to The Fillmore

March 2, 2014
By Stephen SparksIn a recent profile in the New York Times, Ben Schneider, who was Lord Huron until he gathered childhood friends to form...

Matthew Dear presents Audion, in a shipping container of LED triangles

February 28, 2014
At this point I have no idea when this show is going to start, but it’s 9:22 and there’s another loner type rubbing the...

Courtney Barnett gets droll at the Rickshaw Stop

February 27, 2014
Courtney Barnett at the Rickshaw Stop Monday night. By Sloane MartinStanding outside the Rickshaw Stop before Courtney Barnett's set, I'm watching her chat with...

Noise Pop goes electronic: The indie rock festival continues branching into booty-shaking territory

February 26, 2014
By Whitney PhaneufOver the course of its 22 years, the Noise Pop Festival has expanded its definition of indie beyond rock and into genres...

Music Listings Feb. 26-Mar 4, 2014

February 26, 2014
WEDNESDAY 26ROCK50 Mason Social House: 50 Mason, San Francisco. The Ever After, The Proofs, 8pm, free.Bender’s: 806 S. Van Ness, San Francisco. Noise Pop...

The magic of Mark J. Mulcahy

The man behind the soundtrack to your childhood brings his newest — and best — solo work to Noise Pop

SF’s Happy Fangs just want you to dance already

February 25, 2014
What do you get when two incredibly energetic performers — a guy and a girl who are each accustomed to being at the helm...

This Week’s Picks: February 26 – March 4, 2014

February 25, 2014
WEDNESDAY 26Fresh and Onlys Yeah, Ty Segall moved to LA and Thee Oh Sees are on an indefinite hiatus, but chin up! The Fresh...

Rep Clock: February 26 – March 4, 2014

February 25, 2014
Schedules are for Wed/26-Tue/4 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features marked with a •. All times...

Find some poetry

Sun Kil Moon's Mark Kozelek grapples with life and death on his rawest, most intimate album yet

Gimme 5: Must-see shows this week (Noise Pop edition)

February 24, 2014
Like sands through the hourglass, so are the festivals of San Francisco. Or something like that. SF Beer Week is over, dear readers, but...

Music Listings

February 21, 2014
WEDNESDAY 19ROCKAmoeba Music: 1855 Haight, San Francisco. Phantogram, 6 p.m., free.The Chapel: 777 Valencia, San Francisco. Marissa Nadler, Donovan Quinn, 8 p.m., $12-$15.Elbo Room:...

This Week’s Picks: February 19 – 25, 2014

February 18, 2014
WEDNESDAY 19 Delivery (SFIndieFest) Remember 1999, before reality TV exploded all over our pop culture consciousness? Before you found yourself wondering "Why do I...

New movies: Clooney, vampires, stellar imports, and more!

This week's big release, George Clooney's The Monuments Men, is a dud. So what else should you see instead? Options include a pair of...

Film Listings: February 5 – 11, 2014

February 4, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Young at heart

The Magik*Magik orchestra gets nostalgic for childhood at the ripe old age of 5