Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit — probably not.
You enter to the sweet song of two metal-heads arguing about music. “Okay, name me one decent album in the last five years,” says one. “No, they’re all shit,” says the other. On your right, a white board details prices and policies. At the bottom, it reads “Dirty Looks Free.”
We all know El Rio as one of the great [dive] bars in our fair city. What you read below is just one of the many reasons why. On Monday, March 12 beginning at 9:00p.m. El Rio will be hosting Radical Vinyl. A number of DJs will be spinning all
Over the past few years I’ve watched as San Francisco has been pulled out from under us and sold to the highest bidder. And I’m fed up and heartbroken. San Francisco is for everyone, not just the wealthy elite, and this is why I’ve decided to run for mayor....
Online cool kid retailer Insound.com doesn’t think it’s enough to give you a Free MP3 every week and discounts almost as often in its newsletters, it wants to get to know you better… you, the guy who ordered the Dr. Dre Magnetic Poetry or the girl who orders Wolf Parade
Today is the day where thousands of bespectacled music nerds (myself included) celebrate all things vinyl for National Record Store Day. More then just a music industry sales ploy, hundreds of artists have new special releases and re-releases just for the occasion. Featuring everyone from Bad Brains, Sonic Youth, Fleetwood
Welcome to the mid twentieth century in beautiful Alameda! If you were swept out to sea, on what kind of island would you hope to seek refuge? A mysterious, tropical island filled with your hot travelmates, like in Lost? Gilligan’s Island? This crazy-ass cluster of islands for rich people? Well,
When I came up with what I’ve decided might be my best Halloween costume ever, Dooneese from SNL’s Lawrence Welk Show parody, I needed only thing to make it complete: baby doll hands. This didn’t seem like a hard thing to acquire, so obviously I waited until the last minute.