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Music, All Shook Down Moment of Truth: Catching Up With Peanut Butter Wolf

Moment of Truth: Catching Up With Peanut Butter Wolf

Peanut Butter Wolf and his Stones Throw Records label are a part of the very fabric of hip-hop today. Among the label's hundreds of releases are classics like Madvillain's Madvillainy, J-Dilla's Donuts and Lootpack's Soundpieces: Da Antidote. Wolf is Chris…
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Music, All Shook Down Show Preview: Peanut Butter Wolf

Show Preview: Peanut Butter Wolf

A live performance from Peanut Butter Wolf is not a typical DJ set: Wolf, aka Chris Manak, will probably not spin much vinyl. He's more likely to create an audio/visual experience comprised of music videos pulled from his personal collection…
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Music, All Shook Down The Top Five Parties in San Francisco This Weekend

The Top Five Parties in San Francisco This Weekend

This week's party preview celebrates San Francisco's famous diversity, with a mixed-up jumble of parties representing the full spectrum of our city's nightlife. We've got 18+ events, techno, house, hip-hop, and plenty more all selected and assembled for your perusal.…
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Calendar, Night&Day Big Fish Stories

Big Fish Stories

Does your sleeping life bore you? Are you less than satisfied with how weird your dreams are? You might get some much-needed inspiration if you attend the weekly NightLife event at the California Academy of Sciences. For this week's…
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Music, All Shook Down I Got Five On It: Weighing Out San Francisco's Stoniest 4/20 Parties

I Got Five On It: Weighing Out San Francisco's Stoniest 4/20 Parties

Rest assured, attending any of these S.F. parties held on the marijuana smoker's unofficial holiday of April 20 should result in a world-class contact high -- not to mention beats worthy of holding a limited attention span. There are no…
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Music, All Shook Down Eight Local Mixers Who You Should Help Storm the DJ Mag Top 100 DJs List

Eight Local Mixers Who You Should Help Storm the DJ Mag Top 100 DJs List

DJ Mag's annual Top 100 DJs list is known to skew heavily British and European (owing to its U.K. home base), but this year the publication is especially keen to spread the word outside those territories that the poll --…
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Music, All Shook Down Peanut Butter Wolf on His History with 45s and Why the Vinyl Comeback Is Overhyped

Peanut Butter Wolf on His History with 45s and Why the Vinyl Comeback Is Overhyped

Bay Area native Chris Manak, aka Peanut Butter Wolf, is best known for his distinctive production style of jazz, hip-hop, and funk-soul beats. Starting out his career in the early '90s with emcee Charizma, the then-teenage duo found instant…
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Music, All Shook Down James Blake's Lonely Beginnings, Omar Sosa's Afro-Cuban Cocktail, and More

James Blake's Lonely Beginnings, Omar Sosa's Afro-Cuban Cocktail, and More

From SF Weekly's latest print music section: James Blake: The time in James Blake's life we might call his long winter -- from which he emerged this year with a phosphorescent debut album -- began as far back as the…
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Music, BeatBox Peanut Butter Wolf: Show Preview

Peanut Butter Wolf: Show Preview

If Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?: Old-School Hip-Hop Edition ever materializes, Peanut Butter Wolf (aka Chris Manak) will be the consummate Phone-a-Friend. The San Jose producer, DJ, and Stones Throw Records founder first heard "Rapper's Delight" in 1979, attended…
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Music, All Shook Down Saturday at Noise Pop: Peanut Butter Wolf and Dâm-Funk Drop Sweet, Funky Love on Public Works

Saturday at Noise Pop: Peanut Butter Wolf and Dâm-Funk Drop Sweet, Funky Love on Public Works

Peanut Butter Wolf Dâm-Funk February 26, 2011 @ Public Works Better than: Sippin' Moet at a fancy hotel with those friends who are seriously convinced that a G6 exists. If you ever dreamed of being on Soul Train, grooving to…
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Music, All Shook Down Aloe Blacc Summons Al Green, Michael Jackson, Sly Stone, and Green Day at Rickshaw Stop

Aloe Blacc Summons Al Green, Michael Jackson, Sly Stone, and Green Day at Rickshaw Stop

Aloe Blacc and the Grand SchemeDJ Matthew AfricaNovember 3, 2010@ Rickshaw StopBetter than: Watching replays of replays of replays of Wednesday's S.F. Giants parade.Classic soul is like sex, pizza, and sunsets: While there are major differences in style, the feeling is…
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Calendar, Night&Day The New Mayer of Soul

The New Mayer of Soul

The past few years have seen a clutch of young male crooners embracing the lost art of blue-eyed soul with no-nonsense prowess. Beyond the reinvention of Warp Records wonderboy Jamie Lidell, Eli “Paperboy” Reed and the lesser-known Jesse Dee have…
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Music, BeatBox Video Fueled the DJ Star

Video Fueled the DJ Star

Bay Area natives Mike Relm and Peanut Butter Wolf (the latter lives in L.A., but he grew up here so we can still claim him) have taken their DJing into new dimensions over the last several years by mixing videos…
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Music, All Shook Down Stones Throw Releases New DVD, Albums, Podcast

Stones Throw Releases New DVD, Albums, Podcast

Stones Throw just can't stop, won't stop. The hardest working label ever kicks off 2008 with all kinds of new projects, primarily a new DVD, In Living the True Gods: Stones Throw 102, out Feb. 12. The disc comes…
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LastNight: Stones Throw at the Independent

Better than: a Stones Throw Podcast Download: The Stones Throw Podcasts Imagine listening to the best two-hour hip-hop mixtape, but instead seeing it live. That’s an apt way to describe Friday’s visit from the Stones Throw family as part…
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Stones Throw Celebrates the Holidays with SF Show, X-Mas CD

Stones Throw's in a giving mood. First they gave us an awesome NBA 2K8 soundtrack, making it possible to drain fadeaways to Dilla instrumentals. Then they decided to give us a show this Friday at the Independent in honor…
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Peanut Butter Wolf Animates Zombies on New Hip-Hop Soundtrack

Bambu's solo album I Scream Bars for the Children highlights the vapidity of mainstream hip-hop with its sheer intellect, eschewing bitches for a pointed discussion of international affairs. But the Los Angeles–based Filipino-American rapper also knows that his delivery and…
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Music, All Shook Down Madlib, Stones Throw Brings B-Ball Zombie War to the Independent

Madlib, Stones Throw Brings B-Ball Zombie War to the Independent

The NBA 2k8 soundtrack is killer like KB24. God bless Stones Throw for making it possible to play basketball to the tune of Madlib and Dilla beats and rare soul 45s. And because the soundtrack's so good, they're touring…
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Music, BeatBox Chow Nasty could blow the roof off an Animal House as easily as woo the sophisticates at, say, Mighty.

Chow Nasty could blow the roof off an Animal House as easily as woo the sophisticates at, say, Mighty.

You can learn a lot about a band by seeing how its members react when you spray beer on them. Rock 'n' roll used to be all about such activities, the same way screwball comedies of yore used to be…
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Music, OK Then

The Talented Mr. Madlib

I don't smoke much pot anymore. In the past year I've puffed the magic dragon maybe two or three times, and even then I've taken only a few teensy-weensy hits. The stuff makes me crazy. Immediately after inhaling I become…
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