Brought to you by the people of SF Indiefest, Broken Strings is an exploration of folk punk, a loosely-defined underground genre combining the energy of punk rock with the personal, stripped-down appeal of folk music. The festival will feature approximately two dozen acts from across the U.S. Festival attendees can camp, swim in
Brooklyn’s own Americans UK have some serious ‘tudes and some serious tunes. The sci-fi rockers have created a whole new world…literally. Today marks the release of the groups’ graphic novel Odd Schnozz and the Odd Squad, from Oni Press. The EP soundtrack with be released in tandem. Writer of these twisted tales,
I used to have an iTunes playlist called Music To Fuck To, a curated aural orgy of thumping bass and wah-wah guitar glory. All the obvious songs were there—”Whole Lotta Love,” “Come Together,” “Lebanese Blonde.” Naturally, I played it one night when I was giving a platonic massage to a
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....
The sentiment known as “love/hate” is one of the most ubiquitous yet enigmatic phenomenons in the human experience. I am certainly no stranger to its insidious, backhanded ways. Raw onions, ex-lovers, the mélange of scents permeating the city on a hot day, Peter Gabriel… you get the idea. For broke-ass
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
Funk. Punk. Soul. Night. This Tuesday, June 14th, come out to Grant & Green Saloon in North Beach for what is sure to be one groovy show. Punk Funk Mob, a local Bay Area band, is an interesting combination of punk rock and funk that will satisfy the need to