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Music, All Shook Down Trade Winter-Themed Cassettes With the S.F. Mixtape Society This Weekend

Trade Winter-Themed Cassettes With the S.F. Mixtape Society This Weekend

We are now three years into the loud history of the S.F Mixtape Society, a quarterly gathering where cassette aficionados trade tapes, sip drinks, and give each other awards for doing things that people who like mixtapes enjoy. The concept…
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Music, All Shook Down Lil B Releases "Historical" 878-Song Mixtape

Lil B Releases "Historical" 878-Song Mixtape

Remember when Lil B dropped that 676-song mixtape early last year? This was back before his historical NYU lecture, before his historical tentative acceptance from many in the mainstream rap world, before I'm Gay? Well, the Based God has upped…
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Music, All Shook Down Mixtape Challenge: How Long Can You Listen to the Beastie Boys Go "OOOOoOOOo?"

Mixtape Challenge: How Long Can You Listen to the Beastie Boys Go "OOOOoOOOo?"

Fairly few mixtapes entertain, point out a musical trend, and ask interesting questions of their listeners at the same time. But, over at Uptown Almanac, Serg and DJ Hunnicutt have just posted a mixtape that does both of those.…
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Music, All Shook Down Oakland's MondreMAN Takes Hip-Hop into Outer Space with 'Dope Since '91' Mixtape

Oakland's MondreMAN Takes Hip-Hop into Outer Space with 'Dope Since '91' Mixtape

Oakland's Main Attrakionz are quickly becoming a known name for their ability to make weird, blunted, left-field hip-hop without losing a drop of their Bay flavor, or even worse, falling into bad "underground hip-hop" cliches. They'll rap over productions from…
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Music, All Shook Down Download a Mixtape From Clams Casino, the Most Important Bay Area Hip-Hop Producer Not From the Bay Area

Download a Mixtape From Clams Casino, the Most Important Bay Area Hip-Hop Producer Not From the Bay Area

Lil B fucks with him. The Jealous Guys fuck with him too. And you may or may not have heard of them yet, but Oakland's Main Attrakionz are also in love with this New Jersey producer who is quietly leaving…
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Music, All Shook Down In Which We Attempt to Review Lil B's New 676-Song Mixtape, and Only Partially Succeed

In Which We Attempt to Review Lil B's New 676-Song Mixtape, and Only Partially Succeed

He claims to be Justin Bieber's cousin. He only has sex in space (or Japan). He samples Coldplay, Arcade Fire, and Radiohead several times each. He has eight different songs called "Suck My Dick." He's Lil B, of course, and…
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Music, All Shook Down Oh, Sweet: It's 'Finally Champions,' an SF Giants-Themed Local Music Mix

Oh, Sweet: It's 'Finally Champions,' an SF Giants-Themed Local Music Mix

Now, this just makes us feel all warm, fuzzy, and proud: A new "victory mix" of San Francisco music called Finally Champions, courtesy of S.F.-boosters True Panther Sounds. The mix has 21 tracks, some that were recorded specifically for this…
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Music, All Shook Down Download a New Mixtape From S.F. Electro Whiz Blackbird Blackbird

Download a New Mixtape From S.F. Electro Whiz Blackbird Blackbird

Blackbird Blackbird might just be your new favorite local beat/synth psych-pop whiz. Not only is that video above for the song "Pure" overwhelmingly beautiful in a stuttering, trippy way, but this new "Little Respect" mixtape that one-man-project Mikey S. dropped…
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Music, All Shook Down Tectonic Youth: Eight Songs For Today's Supposed Earthquake

Tectonic Youth: Eight Songs For Today's Supposed Earthquake

Man, Gwar really tore this place up​What better way to close out National Preparedness Month than by getting all paranoid about the possibly apocryphal 7.0 earthquake that may or may not tear up Los Angeles today? Not like anything awesome…
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Music, All Shook Down Freed Willy: A Musical Tribute to the Ocean Beach Whale

Freed Willy: A Musical Tribute to the Ocean Beach Whale

​It's been a rough summer for whales in the Bay Area. A humpback died near the Farallon Islands in July, a cargo ship killed a minke whale near the Port of Oakland last week, and yesterday a dead 35-footer washed…
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Music, All Shook Down The Lion Sleeps Tonight: A Musical Tribute to the Berkeley Mountain Lion

The Lion Sleeps Tonight: A Musical Tribute to the Berkeley Mountain Lion

The Berkeley Police Department shot and killed an errant mountain lion early yesterday morning. In the minor controversy that has ensued over whether they should have made more of an effort to tranquilize her before pulling out the patrol shotgun,…
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Music, All Shook Down Who Makes the Best Mixtape in SF?

Who Makes the Best Mixtape in SF?

So you think you're pretty skilled at making mixes for your pals? Or perhaps you're just looking for a hottie with similar taste in doom metal? SF Mixtape Society is an open-to-the-public club for folks who enjoy making music mixes...on…
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Music, All Shook Down Track(s) of the Day: Wallpaper. Gives Away Free Mixtape

Track(s) of the Day: Wallpaper. Gives Away Free Mixtape

Wallpaper.'s remix of Das Racist's hilarious fast food anthem "Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell" was one of my top singles of 2009. But grabbing the local producer's revision involved far too much Google hunting. Now Wallpaper.'s offering that gem,…
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