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Music, Big Heads, Small(er) Egos: How Arcade Fire, the Hugest Band in Indie Rock, Stays Grounded

Big Heads, Small(er) Egos: How Arcade Fire, the Hugest Band in Indie Rock, Stays Grounded

One of the more interesting things about Arcade Fire — maybe as interesting as its music — is the way the band challenges the scope of what so-called indie rock bands are supposed to be. It did this early on…
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Music, Sizzle & Fizzle Sizzle and Fizzle: Highs and Lows from the Last Week in S.F. Music

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

Sizzle n At the Fox Theater for the first of two sold-out shows, Lorde convulsed to the energy of her beats, furiously shaking her arms and barking out notes while crouched onstage. Singles "Royals" and "Team" got the biggest cheers,…
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Music, Hear This Depeche Mode: Show Preview

Depeche Mode: Show Preview

Like pumpkin-spice lattes and questionable flavors of Oreos (candy corn, we're looking at you), a Depeche Mode tour brings a feeling of old-fashioned but newfangled comfort. Expect modern LCD walls backing familiar sexual brooding and electro-blues, as The Boys from…
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Music, Riff Lord Tony Iommi Talks Black Sabbath's Reunion

Riff Lord Tony Iommi Talks Black Sabbath's Reunion

You may be skeptical of a new album from a bunch of sixtysomethings best known for eating bats, not getting along, and tarnishing their singular reputation as heavy metal's inventors with reality TV and butt-rock. But we hereby testify that…
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Music, Easy, Noisy Living: Nor-Cal's Best Summer Music Festivals

Easy, Noisy Living: Nor-Cal's Best Summer Music Festivals

Festival season may have begun months ago, but it's still just getting started. The warmest months of the year produce more outdoor music events in Northern California than any sane person can keep track of. To help you through them,…
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Music, Hear This LL Cool J: Show Preview

LL Cool J: Show Preview

Thanks to his steady work on the hit crime drama NCIS: Los Angeles, LL Cool J is better known as an actor than a rapper to a whole generation of hip-hop fans. Of course, it hasn't helped that most of…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist What to Do this Fourth of July

What to Do this Fourth of July

Sure, you could be like everyone else and head over to Pier 39 for the Fourth of July fireworks action, or you could spice things up with one of these alternative activities.…
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Music, Summer Guide: Choosing the Season's Best Music Festivals

Summer Guide: Choosing the Season's Best Music Festivals

When it comes to summer music festivals, there isn't a better place to be than San Francisco. This year's events offer a host of diverse and consistently thrilling music, some of it even free. Here's our guide to the best…
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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 • Live 105's BFD put more than three dozen acts on four stages for some 12 hours, basically turning Shoreline Amphitheatre into a rock 'n' roll playground on summer's opening weekend. Garbage, Cake, and Fun. were highlights amid the…
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Music, I Love That City: An S.F. Mega-Rave Moves to Shoreline

I Love That City: An S.F. Mega-Rave Moves to Shoreline

San Francisco's largest electronic dance music festival will now take place in Mountain View. Seeking to capitalize on dance music's massive appeal, Live Nation planned to hold the first-ever I Love This City fest in the parking lots of San…
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Calendar, Night&Day I Love That City

I Love That City

San Francisco's largest electronic dance music festival will now take place in Mountain View. Seeking to capitalize on dance music's massive appeal, Live Nation planned to hold the first-ever I Love This City fest in the lots around San Francisco's…
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Music, BeatBox Identity Festival: Show Preview

Identity Festival: Show Preview

Ask a friend for their favorite 16 bars, and if they answer with a house rhythm and not a pub crawl, then the Identity Festival will likely be their jam. Take an amphitheater, put a couple extra stages in the…
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Music, Rock the Bells Brings Classic Hip-Hop Debuts to the Stage

Rock the Bells Brings Classic Hip-Hop Debuts to the Stage

Among the more than 30 musical acts appearing across four stages at the annual Rock the Bells Festival this weekend, nearly one-third are seasoned artists who plan to perform their debut albums in their entirety. Most of these records were…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Eddie Izzard Makes Light of Civilization and Religion in <i>Stripped on the Shore</i>

Eddie Izzard Makes Light of Civilization and Religion in Stripped on the Shore

Saturday night's Stripped on the Shore at Shoreline Amphitheatre a comedy act that's been performed since 2008. But when the comedian is Eddie Izzard, that doesn't mean much. The great British humorist who's known for calmly pacing great expanses of…
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Music, All Shook Down Incubus Will Thump and Soar Through Shoreline Amphitheatre This Fall

Incubus Will Thump and Soar Through Shoreline Amphitheatre This Fall

Do you miss mainstream rock radio in the early 2000s? Do you pine for sweetly voiced, shirtless-heartthrob hard rock? Do you surf? Well, we have good news for you: Incubus, the multiplatinum-selling stalwart whose soaring singles still get frequent love…
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Music, All Shook Down Green Day's Tour Homecoming Hits Shoreline Amphitheatre

Green Day's Tour Homecoming Hits Shoreline Amphitheatre

Green Day AFI Shoreline Amphitheatre September 4, 2010 (Far) better than: A skeptical old Green Day fan would expect. "HOME! HOME! I'M FUCKING HOME!" erupted Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong at Shoreline Amphitheatre on Saturday, his first words after the band leveled 22,000 people with…
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Music, Rock the Bells 2010: Classic performances of hip-hop albums

Rock the Bells 2010: Classic performances of hip-hop albums

How will this year's edition of rap megaconcert Rock the Bells attempt to outdo its impressive track record? Simple — by having six seminal albums performed in their entirety by most of the original artists. This year offers a chance…
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Music, Hole returns amid all that Courtney confusion

Hole returns amid all that Courtney confusion

Room, meet the rhinoplastied elephant in a tutu. To address the new Hole record, Nobody's Daughter, without considering Courtney Love's chaos-prone reputation — the "Courtney Love Monster," as she recently described it on Twitter — is to analyze the recent…
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Prepare for Rock the Bells with a game of MC trivia

Now in its fifth year, the Rock the Bells festival hits Shoreline Amphitheater on Saturday with the most complete lineup of vital hip-hop acts you’ll see all year. Running the gamut from up-and-comers to legends, the event presents more strains…
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Music, All Shook Down Stevie Wonder to Perform Two Bay Area Dates in July

Stevie Wonder to Perform Two Bay Area Dates in July

No snarky witticisms here, Stevie Wonder is an outright legend. Marvel at the world's 8th Wonder this summer when he visits the Shoreline Amphitheatre on July 5, and the Sleep Train Pavilion on July 8. Tickets for both shows…
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