Interview & Show Preview: Battleme @ Barboza, Th. 6/5

Interview & Show Preview: Battleme @ Barboza, Thursday June 5th by Jessica Price Matt Drenik (Photo by Rebecca Steele) If you didn’t catch Battleme’s electrifying set opening for The Toadies and Supersuckers in March at El Corazon (which many didn’t, due to long lines and an early start time), Thursday night you can make up […]

Photos, Interview & Show Review: LEATHERMOMMY & Hedersleben (SF), Sat. 4/12

LEATHERMOMMY & Hedersleben @ Machine House Brewery, 4/12/14 by Marz I was in a mood to venture off the hill on Saturday evening, and so Jim and Eric of Display, Male/Female picked me up in their van in order to catch the last two bands of this gathering, one being Hedersleben, a Krautrock outfit on […]

Interview & Show Preview: New Politics @ the End’s Summer Camp, Sat. 8/10

Interview & Show Preview w/ New Politics New Politics Appears on August 10th at the End’s Summer Camp by Dagmar The song “Tonight You’re Perfect” starts off New Politics’ second album, A Bad Girl in Harlem, and it’s apt for this band to talk about perfection. The trio, Danes David Boyd and Søren Hansen plus […]

Show Preview & Interview: Ben Howard @ the Moore, Th. 4/18

Not all musicians can be credible acoustic guitarists and electric guitar players. Some will excel at acoustic rock, but then just fall flat when trying to go electric. Some electric guitarists can sound silly and dull when they go acoustic. But take English singer-songwriter Ben Howard as an example of a musician who does both […]

Show Preview & Interview: Charli XCX Releases Debut Album, True Romance & Plays Showbox SoDo 5/2

British musician Charli XCX, though steadily increasing her visibility over the last six years, may be an entirely new artist to American audiences. Born Charlotte Aitchison, Charli XCX is a 20-year-old singer and songwriter of lovely electronic dance songs which just scream to be deserved hits. With one EP behind her, debut album, the tremendous […]