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Music, Hear This Comets on Fire: Show Preview

Comets on Fire: Show Preview

One of the most celebrated bands to emerge from the Bay Area underground since the turn of the millennium, beloved S.F. psych-noise crew Comets on Fire delivered a lo-fi blast of distortion heard around the world with its scorching self-titled…
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Music, Sizzle & Fizzle Sizzle & Fizzle: Highs and Lows from the Last Week in S.F. Music

Sizzle & Fizzle: Highs and Lows from the Last Week in S.F. Music

Sizzle • The Warren Hellman Public Celebration brought stars like Emmylou Harris and Old Crow Medicine Show to two stages at Ocean Beach on Sunday, and reproduced all the magic that makes Hellman's Hardly Strictly Bluegrass so beloved. It was…
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Music, All Shook Down Q&A: How Howlin' Rain Survived a Four-Year Hiatus, Worked with Rick Rubin, and Finished <i>The Russian Wilds</i>

Q&A: How Howlin' Rain Survived a Four-Year Hiatus, Worked with Rick Rubin, and Finished The Russian Wilds

By DAVE GIL DE RUBIO When Howlin' Rain's Ethan Miller answers the door of the Brooklyn flat he's borrowing from a friend, the disheveled hair and wildly scraggly beard he's sporting gives him the look of a modern-day Rip…
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Music, Hear This Howlin Rain: Show Preview

Howlin Rain: Show Preview

In the four years since its last full-length, 2008's Magnificent Fiend, Bay Area blooze-psych quintet Howlin Rain hooked up with famous admirer Rick Rubin, who helped midwife new album The Russian Wilds. While guitar-playing frontman Ethan Miller has the band's…
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Music, All Shook Down Dawn Party With Fool's Gold at Cal Academy This Weekend

Dawn Party With Fool's Gold at Cal Academy This Weekend

San Francisco has a knack for seamlessly blending the sacred with the hip -- just look at Grace Cathedral's monthly EpiscoDisco event -- and that's definitely the case with Saturday's Dawn 2010. Presented by Reboot and Tablet Magazine in celebration of…
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Music, All Shook Down

Howlin Rain Responds to Being Used by Dick Cheney

 Arthur magazine's Jay Babcock hipped me to the fact that when former VP Dick Cheney spoke to the Conservative Political Action Conference on Feb. 18, he used as his rile-up-the-troops entrance song "Dancers at the End of Time" by none…
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Music, Rick Rubin Digs Howlin Rain's Distorted View of the '70s

Rick Rubin Digs Howlin Rain's Distorted View of the '70s

The best artistic creations spring from dualities. There Will Be Blood's villainous oil baron vs. the naive preacher kid. The Road's barren apocalypse vs. the tender father-son kinship it inspires. Trident Splash gum's strawberry sugar juiciness vs. its tangy lime…
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News, Feature The Big Bang

The Big Bang

The concept behind the supergroup is that it's an impressive music personnel package composed of individual heavyweights. Take Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, for example. Or Blind Faith's reconfiguring of members of Cream and Traffic. Then there's, well, Velvet Revolver…
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Music, Let's Get Killed Catching Fire with Comets Side Projects

Catching Fire with Comets Side Projects

Common chatter has it that it's best to leave while the gettin's good. I took off from San Francisco in 2002 because I was broke — scraping bucks because making a "living" freelancing here landed me a hefty chunk of…
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Music, And You Thought They Sucked

And You Thought They Sucked

Arthur is a free New York music rag that's become something of a bible for the hipster avant-garde. Besides running a monthly column devoted to "the latest emanations from the deep underground" written by Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore and rock…
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Music, BeatBox BeatBox

BeatBox

Under the 101 and 80 freeways is where it's at this Friday night, and that's in addition to the sweet bags of smack you can score beneath the onramps. Mighty's "Mighty Breaks" features just what its name suggests, the kind…
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Music, Ferociously Stoned

Ferociously Stoned

Blame the weed, the water, or the freewheeling liberal attitudes found in the Bay Area: Our little corner of the globe has fostered more than its fair share of left-field musical movements in the last 40-odd years. But of all…
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Music, Family Style

Family Style

Recently, there has been a slew of network television exposés pushing the notion of ravers as glowstick-waving, drug-addled teens gone mad, dancing till dawn, hopped up, and hip as hell. The reality of San Francisco's dance community is far different.…
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