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Year: 20009

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Creeping Toward Bethlehem Creeping Toward Bethlehem A major label recording contract. Big-name producers. Lazy nights in the Jacuzzi. San Francisco's Creeper Lagoon has got it made, right? Not exactly. April 05, 2000

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Music, Cleared for Takeoff

Cleared for Takeoff

What is it with rock songwriters and pianos? How is it that the two -- usually sworn enemies at the start -- often end up the best of friends? The history of rock is brimming with examples of brutal youth…
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Music, Blood, Sweat, <i>and</i> Money?

Blood, Sweat, and Money?

In the pantheon of great ironies -- Thomas Jefferson's slave-owning tendencies, Richard Nixon's appeals to morality, Alanis Morissette not knowing what irony means -- surely there must be an enclave reserved for those who lay the alleged death of…
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Music, Silkworm


In the 1980s, American indie rock resembled an archipelago of separate, distinct islands, the inhabitants of which were left alone to formulate their own sounds. These days, through popular co-opting and rigid codification from within, the indie scene resembles a…
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Music, This Rock Scene's Saving Grace

This Rock Scene's Saving Grace

Matt Jervis is sitting at the kitchen table of his Noe Valley apartment, explaining how he came to embark on an experiment in musical masochism. The ex-singer for local bands the Clarke Nova and Kingdom First is animated, intelligent, and…
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Music, Record On


Los Angeles' Failure, comprised of core songwriters Ken Andrews and Greg Edwards, issued three immaculately produced albums for Warner Bros., including its swan song, the sprawling, epic masterpiece Fantastic Planet, before calling it quits in 1998. If the band's stock…
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Music, Creeping Toward Bethlehem

Creeping Toward Bethlehem

Dan Carr needs earplugs. Not because he plays bass in a rock band. And not because that band, San Francisco indie darling Creeper Lagoon, is currently ensconced in a Hollywood studio recording its debut album for DreamWorks Records. Dan Carr…
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Music, Very Glitter

Very Glitter

"Tomorrow I'm moving out of somewhere and into the van," explains a nonchalant Jonah Buffa, sitting in a Mission coffeehouse. It's raining hard on a Wednesday night and Buffa, guitarist and co-leader of San Francisco's Vue, is counting change on…
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Music, Record The The

The The

The The NakedSelf (Nothing) As the founder and lone official member of The The, Matt Johnson was pouring angst-ridden lyrics over electronic beats when Trent Reznor and Billy Corgan were still gumming their pacifiers. While most people will remember The…
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Music, Sheer Ambition

Sheer Ambition

I'm trying to start the label that I wish I could have signed to," explains Dave Sardy, on the phone from his Hollywood home. He's taking a break from producing the new Marilyn Manson record in an abandoned mansion somewhere…
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  • clipping at Brava Theater Sept. 11
    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"

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