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    The Clean; Slumber Party

    In the late '70s, when the alternaworld sprang fully formed and safety-pinned from the head of Zeus (or John Lydon, depending on whom you ask), a quieter rock revolution got under way on the tiny Pacific island of New Zealand.…
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    Music, Pop Philosophy

    Pop Philosophy

    Before beginning his set on Friday night, New Zealand singer Chris Knox stood at the lip of the Bottom of the Hill stage and gestured toward a giant ChangeMusic San Francisco banner behind him. "That's pretty ironic," he said, "considering…
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    Chris Knox

    At 47, Chris Knox is the ancient root of a massive musical tree that sprouted from the green isle of New Zealand. As a member of the country's first punk band, the Enemy, and lo-fi pioneers the Tall Dwarfs, Knox…
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    Tony Conrad Slapping Pythagoras (Table of the Elements) Tony Conrad may well be one of the more important 20th-century avant-garde composers you've never heard of. In 1962, he co-founded and played violin in a groundbreaking minimalist ensemble known as, among…
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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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