Get SF Weekly Newsletters
6 results
    Calendar, Night&Day

    The Sounds of Sweden

    When talking indie band popularity these days, the old yardsticks get rubbery. Your lil' bloggin' sis is already tired of I'm From Barcelona, and that act probably sold 713 records. So should this meager mention of the perfectly peppy Euro…
    Tags: , , , , ,
    Music, Reviewed Betty Davis

    Betty Davis

    Betty Davis spent the 1970s setting a towering standard for future freak-funk broads. Her strong come-ons in the growly vox department could still scare modern wannafucks back to the Stone Age. The brief, volatile relationship with her then-hubby Miles Davis…
    Tags: , , , , ,
    Music, Reviewed Broken West

    Broken West

    Of the somewhat retrograde pop moodsters on Merge's roster these days, Broken West offers the least concessions to any modern "updating." The band's sound is a retro confection cooked with five parts Big Star, three parts Byrds, and a pinch…
    Tags: , , , , ,
    Music, Reviewed Heartless Bastards

    Heartless Bastards

    Seeing that the attention span for band development is at an all-time low, it's jarring to hear a group artfully pushing its sound forward. In that context, the leap Cincinnati's Heartless Bastards have taken from their 2005 debut (Stairs and…
    Tags: , , , , ,
    Music, Reviewed Slumber Party

    Slumber Party

    This Detroit idea (leader Aliccia Berg is the only original member) has been going for eight years now, swooning by on REM sleep-phase lullabies that meander but successfully weave in '60's girl-group longing and coy indie sex appeal. It's never…
    Tags: , , ,

    Hear This

    The New Bomb Turks The New Bomb Turks, an Ohio-based punkabilly band, are known for whiskey-soaked rants, sledgehammer chords, and loud, fast rules. As they've proved over the past six years, bad attitudes and wanton vulgarity are as old as…
    Tags: , , , ,

Concert Calendar

Find Any Show in Town


  • 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.'"

Like us on Facebook

Popular Stories

  1. Most Popular Stories
  2. Stories You Missed