Tinariwen is one of the latest musical phenomena of truly universal calibre, and not an event to miss. The new album by Tinariwen could well have been called Exile on Main Street. But other people have already thought of that. It also could have been called A la recherché du
“Spastic electro-pop outfit Sleigh Bells will add some extra texture to an upcoming North American tour headlined by Weezer and Pixies, two bands who already made this trek a unique melding of alt-rock royalty.” – Consequence of Sound
The last time San Franciscans talked this much about Oakland was in 1906. The City was ablaze and 100,000 residents fled across San Francisco Bay, many never to move back to San Francisco. They say the population of Oakland doubled in roughly 72 hours.
I love any opportunity to support the folks who support me, which is why I’m so excited to be doing this Patron of the Week series. From art to activism to non-profits, so many of the people who support Broke-Ass Stuart on Patreon do other really wonderful things as well.
This year’s annual Showgirls production is a response to the alleged real-life sexual misconduct of a Saved by the Bell star. Marking the 20th anniversary of Peaches Christ’s original 1998 Midnight Mass screening of the awful but enduring movie Showgirls, this year’s live musical homage I, Nomi opens Thursday night
Supersuckers are the best rock band in the world. Or, so they claim to be. “One of the few outfits that can call itself “The World’s Greatest Rock ’n’ Roll Band!” and actually get away with it, the Supersuckers eat Marshall stacks and cowboy hats and s**t out high-volume ass-kickery,
At the beginning Animal Collective was two of them — Avey Tare and Panda Bear — banging drums and tweaking synths in their bedrooms, singing strange and sometimes heartbreaking songs about imaginary friends and childhood pets. Carried along by washes of squalling feedback, the music was noisy, and it was
Why Your Festival Should Be Like Mo Pop If you haven’t been to a music festival you’ve either been captive, super broke, or living under a rock in a country without music festivals. For the rest of us, even if you’ve just been to one, you know that some aspects