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Get to know: Kishi Bashi

If you're planning to hit the Fillmore tonight, I can only guess tickets were carefully debated then purchased mainly in order to see fantastical...

Unintelligible genius: looking back at all four shows of the Reggidency

When Reggie Watts first came to my attention, through a series of appearances on Conan O’Brien’s show a few years back, I didn’t know...

Sorrow, tears, blood — and dance

Old friends and inspired musicians revisit Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti's influence at Saturday's World Wide Dance Party

Snap Sounds: Mwahaha

MWAHAHAMWAHAHA (Mwahaha Music)Poor choice in band name aside, Oakland psych-rock quartet Mwahaha's debut has a lot to offer. On album opener "Swimmer," Ross Peacock...

Live Shots: tUnE-yArDs at the Regency Ballroom

tUnE-yArDs seemed so playful and free on Wednesday at the Regency, like a band of highly skilled children, in particular the ringleader-pied piper of...

Our Weekly Picks: November 23-29

WEDNESDAY 23Immortal Technique "So now that it's proven, that a soldier of revolution/ Or head of an empire, disguised in a constitution/ Can not...

Music Listings

Since club life is unpredictable, it's a good idea to call ahead or check the venue's website to confirm bookings and hours. Due to...

Party Radar: Rarebits gets eclectic at Truck

Well. I was so excited about the return of beloved DJ Chicken to the party-throwing arena that I listed the launch date of his...

Big Boi, big deal: Outside Lands 2011 pics

All photos by Erik Anderson Imagery and Caitlin DonohueI'm just going to go ahead and say it because I've had a few days to...

Outside Lands, day three

Ah, Golden Gate Park on a crisp, sunny Sunday morning. Well, afternoon. There's nothing else like it. When I finally made my way out...

Return of the rock

Outside Lands sounds better than ever in its fourth year

Truly, deeply, sweetly

Yours Truly's unique musical blogcasts, often filmed in the Mission, have taken over the indie-net

Music Listings

Music listings are compiled by Cheryl Eddy. Since club life is unpredictable, it's a good idea to call ahead to confirm bookings and hours....

SXSW Music Diary wrapup

Four days spent chasing the dragon in Austin

SxSW Music Diary: Day 3

As we walked through downtown Austin we ran into Red and Green of Peelander-Z, the outrageously festooned Japanese punk band. They sweetly obliged a...

Our Weekly Picks

WEDNESDAY 26MUSICRamona Falls They say taking time off can be good for the soul, but when Brent Knopf faced down-time from recording as one-third...

Music Listings

Music listings are compiled by Paula Connelly and Cheryl Eddy. Since club life is unpredictable, it's a good idea to call ahead to confirm...

Thrifting for the the perfect song with tUnE-yArDs

The deep piles of used goods can be a bit daunting at some of the best thrift stores, but when you find that shimmering...

The incredibly filthy truth

Blood, chocolate, and moral decadence in the weirdness of Xiu Xiu

Music listings

Music listings are compiled by Paula Connelly and Cheryl Eddy. Since club life is unpredictable, it's a good idea to call ahead to confirm...

The mighty uke

The ukulele darts back into the musical spotlight, lickety-split

The Bush era

Leafy lady Kate Bush's musical family tree sprouts cover versions and young seedlings

It’s tops

More Best of 2008 lists from Bay Area players

Getting into Tune-yards at Amnesia

Put up your ukes: Tune-yards. All photos by Jen Snyder. By Jen Snyder The only thing I really knew about music from Vermont before Saturday was...