Girl Talk/Dan Deacon @ The Fillmore, 9/29/07

Girl Talk’s Night Ripper has been my go to album for when I want to hear something upbeat but can’t decide on something specific. It’s like having your ipod on shuffle for the best parts of your favorite songs. ASK ABOUT ME I’d read good things about Dan Deacon, the opener, on Brooklyn Vegan, so […]

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rockin' you soon

On sale Friday @ 10a: Serj Tankian @ Slims, 10/28. Man I wish I could go to this!!! On sale Sunday @ 10a: Kid Rock @ The Fillmore, 10/28 Danzig @ The Warfield, 11/2

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rock out SF

Thurs/Sept. 27: Maldroid @ Stork Club (Oakland) Fri/Sept. 28: Down @ The Warfield Sat/Sept. 29: Girl Talk @ The Fillmore **HRC SHOW** Sun/Sept. 30: Heaven and Hell, Alice Cooper, and Queensryche @ Concord **HRC SHOW** Mon/Oct. 1: Perry Farrell’s Satellite Party @ GAMH **HRC SHOW** Tues/Oct. 2: nada Wed/Oct. 3: nada

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Not your grandma's cruise

Goth Cruise. I found this on the VNV Nation MySpace page. Well, the ship’s not black, but I doubt you’ll see an Hawaiian shirts in this crowd. Its sails from New York to Bermuda. It has a heavy music focus- with the last two cruises featuring band ‘hosts’ that record a special Goth Cruise CD […]

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Rock 'n Roll Half Marathon

San Jose Rock ‘n Roll Half Marathon. If it weren’t for asthma, I’d be there. There are bands on 14 stages along the way, and Ozomatli plays the show at the end of the route. Have fun, healthy rockers!

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Air Guitar Nation

“Make Air, Not War”. I had been trying to make it to the San Francisco regional Air Guitar Championship for the past two years, but had failed. I will fail no longer. This even must be planned around. Air Guitar Nation is the type of documentary that, at times, seems like it might be a […]

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Warp 11 @ 12 Galaxies, 9/22/07

You know what? Chicks dig Star Trek. They especially dig Star Trek rock bands. I am now ashamed to admit that I have never seen an episode of Star Trek. Luckily, I could muster enough pop culture references to catch the ‘Captain Kirk’, ‘Klingon’, and ‘Beam me up Scotty’ references. Warp 11 is a Star […]

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rock and shop: miss fortune designs

Miss Fortune makes de/re/constructed shoes and bags. It’s all handmade so no two are alike. Really cute stuff. You can find them at Urban Outfitters.

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myspace find: the common men

The Common Men‘s ‘sounds like’: Interpol, Joy Division, David Bowie, The Cinematics, Franz Ferdinand, New Order, Editors, Moving Units, Bauhaus, The Cure, Elefant. Nice combo.

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swapping quality for quantity

WSJ is confirming my Rock Rant from a few months back. Have we entered the TV dinner era for music? Are we OK with ‘it’s good enough’?

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