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Neil Howard, one of San Francisco's own has found himself playing at NYC's legendary The Bitter End. Many musicians have launched their careers here and now it's Mr. Howard's turn. In a largely pop dominated music culture, Mr. Howard's crooning soulful punk-troubadour sound is refreshing. He will be playing at the famous spot in Manhattan the last Sunday of every month at 9pm. If you're around, you should check him out and have a listen from his recent drive-by performance when he was visiting San Francisco at The Hotel Utah


Thursday, April 26, 2012

Jack White "Love is Blindness"

Here's Jack White of The White Stripes performing. He will be one of the headliners at this year's Outside Lands Music Festival in San Francisco.


Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Wax Tailor - "Ungodly Fruit"

I love it when people give me new music! Even if it's not necessarily new... it gives me some strange reassurance that I'll never run out of music to listen to, a security blanket of sorts. So here's one I especially like by Wax Tailor from the album 'Tales of Forgotten Melodies'.

Tift Merrit is playing with Nick Lowe this Sunday 4/29 at the Keswick Theatre in Glenside, PA. Show to Start at 7:30pm. She is also playing with Andrew Bird at the Beacon Theater in NY,NY at 8pm. Check her out...

Here's M83 at Coachella's last weekend performing Midnight City. They will be playing in San Francisco tonight (sold out show) at The Fillmore.

From last weekend's Coachella here's an interview with Patrick from the Black Keys discussing album cover art work and being on Anthony Bourdain's show.

Check out their performance from last weekend-

Kaskade will be playing at Coachella this Saturday in Indio, CA 4/21/12. Check here for more tour dates in your area.

Here's 4AM..

Mix Master Mike w/ DJs Shortkut & Platurn @ Mighty Sat. 4/21 S.F., CA. Show starts at 9pm 4/21 Saturday and will be going until 4am 4/22 Sunday. If there's any left, get tickets here!

In the meantime...check out some of Mix Master Mike's skills here-

Tupac freaked the crowd out at Coachella nicely...(along w/ some help from his homies)


Thursday, April 12, 2012

The Shins on Tour

The Shins here performing "Caring is Creepy" from last year's Outside Lands Music Festival. They will be playing at Coachella Music Festival in the L.A. area April 14th & 21st. If you miss 'em there, they will be coming to Santa Cruz April 22nd. Take a look at more tour dates for your area.


Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Henry Rollins: On the State of Music Today


Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Tom Waits "Chocolate Jesus"

In honor of's Tom Waits performing "Chocolate Jesus".


Monday, April 9, 2012

Jack White "Sixteen Saltines"

Here's Jack White performing "Sixteen Saltines" on Saturdaynight live. You can also check out the album review @rollingstone. Fun Stuff!

The 'period piece' to speak ;] So, we've got 2 movies to look forward to, that are a total break from reality and history- but, could be a fun re-imagining of 2 of the greatest historical figures of America and perhaps all time- Abraham Lincoln and Edgar Allan Poe. Granted, you'll have to take suspension of disbelief to a whole new level.... but here are the trailers for 'em. You be the judge.

First up is Edgar Allan Poe starring as a bad ass hero in "The Raven", which opens April 27, 2012

And here's Abraham Lincoln, former president beating down some vampires... "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" opens June 22, 2012

Check out the trailer...

Kiss & Motley Crue are headlining the Bone Bash XIII tour this summer and will be performing at the Sleeptrain Pavilion in Concord, California August 16th at 7pm. So, get your tickets and in the meantime, let's reminisce shall we? ...check out how young and how disturbing they look in makeup...oh, the androgyny of the times...!

First up... is a metal classic from the Crue, I think it stands up to the test of time...

And now... for the legendary pioneers of them all...:P


Here's a clip from the documentary "Scratch", with DJ Shadow...

Here's DJ Shadow's Midnight in a Perfect World. He'll be performing in San Francisco's Regency Ballroom Saturday, 4/28/12 @ 8PM.