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Rockin’ New Year’s Eve

Let 2013 all hang out at these musical blasts

Tofu’s New Year’s rockin’ Eve

December 25, 2013
TOFU AND WHISKEY If you're like me, you'd much rather chug the Champagne of Beers straight from the can in flower-print stretch pants while...

Teen dream machine

THE YEAR IN MUSIC: Teen girls (and fierce young women) rocked the world in 2013

Rattlin’ bones and sugar plums

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band rolls into town. Plus: Happy Diving, the Weirdos, more music

Meat is murder

BOOKS ISSUE: Morrissey's long and juicy story, D.H. Peligro's 'Dreadnaught,' and more musical books (and live music, too) 

Alive, not well

La Luz, Six Week Records, Crashfaster, and more

Kids in America

French Cassettes unspool sunny tales of "Gold Youth." Plus: Danish Renaissance woman Oh Land and new books by East Bay punk goofballs Bobby Joe Ebola and the Children MacNuggits

Girls like us

The Julie Ruin's Kathleen Hanna on finding strength through music 

Ex-pat

Alexis Blair Penney celebrates the release of debut album 'Window,' and mourns a personal loss 

It takes a village

Paige & the Thousand stands out, Icky Boyfriends rise up, and more

Boom boom

Rye Rye plays the "After Party," a debut from WOOF, plus Al Lover, Lightning Dust, and more

Damaged goods

MUSIC: Jello Biafra on the 'Dot Com Holocaust' and 'White People and the Damage Done.' Plus, new band Yassou Benedict delivers shoegaze dreampop.

Rise and snack

Live shots from Burger Boogaloo, plus new Terry Malts, and deep sea nightlife 

Summer ghouls

A breezy chat with newish SF garage rockers Cool Ghouls, playing Phono Del Sol this weekend

Devil may care

Austra and Magic Mouth both make it to SF in time for Pride week, plus a band vs band chili cook-off at Bender's

Hot mess

This weekend's music: Triple release party for Battlehooch and friends, lady drummers for Tom Tom Mag benefit, more

Have love, will travel

MUSIC: Trails and Ways hit the road, Sonny and the Sunsets get personal, Aussie supergroup Total Control arrives in the Bay

What we do is secret

New albums from locals: the Mantles, Rogue Wave, Shannon and the Clams. Plus, what's with this America's Cup Concert Series?

Psycho beach party

An unyielding devotion to surf rock lives on, despite niggling concerns. Plus, soul duo Myron and E, and Lighting Bolt solo project Black Pus.

Love spells trouble

For Bleached, LA is the city of sisterly love. Plus Stero Total, Mariee Sioux, Mike Patton, more

How to make it in rock’n’roll

Phil Manley's Life Coach, Anna Hillburg's solo album, King Khan and BBQ Show return

Vinyl addicts

Record shop timeline: Youngster store Stranded hosts a reading, 1-2-3-4 Go! celebrate five years

It’s Pony Time!

Seattle's Pony Time just wants to have fun -- LA punks the Bronx, and Dallas gospel-funk act the Relatives will melt faces. Plus: Rank/Xerox at El Rio!

Freak show

The Residents talk eyeball masks, $100,000 box sets, and their 40 anniversary tour. Meanwhile, Beak> gets weird(er)