Music

29 Dec 2021

Band You Should Know: Sour Widows

Was your Spotify Wrapped less than flattering this year?  I suggest you add a new band to the rotation.  Sour Widows is Bay Area-based bedroom rock, enriched by elements of folk, shoegaze, and grunge. Composed of childhood friends Maia Sinaiko, Susanna Thomson, and Max Edelman, the group’s longstanding history proves

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 0
21 Dec 2021

Why the Insane Clown Posse is Actually Great!

For much of their career, the Insane Clown Posse has been reduced to nothing more than a music industry punching bag, but there is a lot more to ICP than what their reputation would lead you to believe. For me, the Insane Clown Posse was my introduction to class consciousness.  For

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 1
08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
08 Dec 2021

YEAR OF THE SPIDER: An Interview with Shannon & the Clams

Although Shannon and the Clams’ new album was completed shortly before COVID-19 seized the globe, it wasn’t forged free of tumult. In 2019, Shannon Shaw, the Clams’ magnetic front woman, was driven from her Oakland apartment by a persistent peeping tom. Later, on the eve of the Clams’ tour with

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21 Sep 2021

Get Loud! This Week’s Concerts, Parties, and More

Every Tuesday our subscribers get this awesome roundup in their inboxes. You should sign up right here to make sure you never miss a thing. This week has it all – rock n’ roll, poetry, parties… and of course PLENTY of leather! Here’s what we’re most excited about for the

Lizzie Locker - Events Editor 0
18 Jun 2021

How an SF Zumba® Instructor is Helping Folks Reinvigorate Their Lives

“I was getting a divorce when I started and Zumba® took me out of a great depression I had. Zumba® took my mind off it. So now, when I teach my classes, I tell my students what I went through and how it can help one’s mental health”

Erynne Elkins Chief Well-being Correspondent 0
Noise SF
17 Sep 2020

Two SF Natives Doing Big Things with a Small Record Shop

“I was at Monterey Pop. I was also at the very first Monterey Jazz Festival in 1958. There’s a photograph in the Chronicle with a woman with a baby in a stroller August, 1958. And that’s me. My ex in-laws helped Bill Graham to start a lot of the early things to do with the Fillmore and Winter Land…

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07 Apr 2020

Bay Area Artists Who Are Creating Awesome Streaming Content and Classes

Due to the current crisis that I need not name, our local performance artists, venues and teachers are really suffering financially and existentially right now since every venue and studio is closed. The good news is that Bay Area artists are both resourceful and creative, and many of them are

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20 Mar 2020

Eighteen Tunes to Screw To, While You’re Stuck Inside

This story was originally published on Broke Ass Stuart’s Goddamn Website five years ago. Here, it’s been updated and also includes a Spotify link. Cue up the entire playlist with a single click: Eighteen Tunes to Screw To And stay tuned for a follow-up list the next week or two.

Dan Nazarian - Uninformed Informant 0