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Guardian Intelligence

WHO OWNS THE NEW SF?This week, former Bay Guardian editor and publisher Tim Redmond published an epic investigation on his 48Hills site showing that...

The funkmaestro of Vulfpeck on gaming Spotify, German pronunciation mishaps, and Google search optimization

By Jonathan KirchnerMembers of the band Vulfpeck describe themselves as a "half-Jewish German-American rhythm section." Creators of severely catchy, mostly-instrumental grooves, the four-piece — who...

A show a day: Your fall music calendar

What's going on in Bay Area music these next three months? Glad you asked. Like a daily multivitamin wards off the sniffles, getting the SFBG's...

A show a day: Your fall music calendar

FALL ARTS 2014 Like a daily multivitamin, your recommended dose of live shows through November

Track record

A marathon weekend with Sunset Campout and Up Your Alley Fair. Plus: J.Phlip, Braza!, Too $hort, more parties

New Zealand flow over Detroit beats: Ladi6 hits the Bay for the first time

By Rob GoszkowskiThere’s a commonality to a large segment of New Zealand music, much of it with a dubbed-out vibe that one would expect...

The resurrection of Ronnie Spector

At 70, the original bad girl of rock 'n' roll is having the time of her life

Le Video

Guardian Small Business Award winner has been a labor of love that recently got a big dose of community support

Spring chickens

'Tis the season for new releases, featuring a bumper crop of Bay Area bands. Plus, an identity crisis: Bay Area surf-mariachi-punks bAd bAd defend their honor against LA electro-pop kids badbad

Curating the city

CAREERS + ED ISSUE: Gallery evictions signal a major shift in the art world, with the technology boom serving as the problem and its potential solution

Listen: New M. Lockwood Porter single “Chris Bell” pays tribute to the less-celebrated heart of Big Star

This happens very rarely, but every now and then, I'm actually in step with some kind of larger musical zeitgeist. My lifelong affection for...

Going back to Cali

TABLEHOPPING Stoner comfort food, dishes from Guam, chorizo burgers, and piroshki — just another day in SF.

SF Bay Guardian presents night two of WATERS residency at Brick and Mortar

Winner of the 2012 Goldie Award for Music,  WATERS hits up Brick and Mortar this month for a February residency. Needless to say, the San Francisco Bay Guardian couldn’t...

Horsing around

TABLEHOPPING: The Lunar New Year is here, and it's time to feast. Plus: powerhouse pop-ups, sandwich shops rising from the ashes, and more.

“V” for victory

TABLEHOPPING: New openings brought to you by the letter "V" — plus nifty North Beach spots for lunch and Sunday dinner.


TABLEHOPPING: Three spots to visit before they self-destruct, $12 din-din, and a Mission café where you'll waffle on what to get.

War of the roses

Rhys Chatham's piece for 100 guitars, Tricycle Records comp release, more Melt-Banana

Heads Up: 7 must-see concerts this week

Ready to get weird? Naturally, as this is the week of All Hallows Eve (i.e. the best time of the year), the shows you...

Promo: Win tickets to see Halsted at Brick and Mortar on Tue/15

Halsted is playing Brick and Mortar on Tuesday, October 15 with Churches (members of Rogue Wave). Coinciding with the show they will also be releasing...

The Moondoggies croon sweetly at Brick and Mortar Music Hall

I've yet to be disappointed with a Brick and Mortar show, and the Moondoggies concert was no exception. When the Seattle rockers came on...

Live Shots: Asteroid #4 and the Richmond Sluts at Brick and Mortar Music Hall

By Brittany M. PowellBrick and Mortar Music Hall may have had some noise complaint troubles with the San Francisco Sound Commission earlier this summer,...

The Selector: September 4 – 10, 2013

WEDNESDAY 4The Zombies When their single "Time of the Season" was released in 1968, the Zombies had already broken up and the album that...

Get to the show, weirdos

FALL ARTS: MUSIC From Rock the Bells to Kate Nash, a sonic smorgasbord of can't-miss upcoming concerts

The Selector: August 21 – 27, 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...