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 [audio:Ask About Me.mp3] I’d read good things about Dan Deacon, the opener, on […]

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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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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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rockin' you soon

Hope you’ve been saving… On sale Sunday @ 10a: Fiona Apple @ The Warfield, 10/25 M.I.A. @ The Fillmore, 11/7 M.I.A. @ Mezzanine 11/8 Van Halen @ HP Pavillion, 12/16….if they make it that far… The Walkmen @ The Independent, 11/13 The Lemonheads @ Slim’s, 11/30 Crystal Castles @ Mezzanine, 10/6 Ghostland Observatory @ Mezzanine, […]

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rock out SF

Thurs/Sept. 20: Louis XIV @ popscene Fri/Sept. 21: Well…since the White Stripes canceled….I guess I’ll recommend LCD Soundsystem @ Shoreline OR HOTTUB @ El Rio Sat/Sept. 22: Diplo @ Mezzanine Sun/Sept. 23: Morrissey @ The Fillmore Mon/Sept. 24: Maps @ Bottom of the Hill Tues/Sept. 25: Low @ GAMH Wed/Sept. 26: Lez Zeppelin @ Slim’s

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Mourning Musicmakers

Tony Wilson She’s Lost Control [audio:06 Shes Lost Control.mp3] Hilly Kristal Blitzkrieg Bop [audio:092 – The Ramones – Blitzkrieg Bop.mp3] Luciano Pavarotti Vesti la Giubba [audio:Luciano Pavarotti – Tutto Pavarotti CD2 – 1989 – 10 – Vesti la giubba (Pagliacci Leoncavallo).mp3]

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Rock Out SF

Thursday/Sept 13: The Morning Benders @ Cafe du Nord Friday/Sept 14: Velvet Revolver & Alice in Chains @ Sleep Train Pavilion OR Kid Koala @ The Independent Saturday/Sept 15: Treasure Island Music Festival Sunday/Sept 16: Treasure Island Music Festival Monday/Sept 17: Cannibal Corpse @ Slim’s Tuesday/Sept 18: The Sounds @ The Fillmore Wednesday/Sept 19: Riverboat […]

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Just Announced: White Stripes cancel tour

…and piss me off. Grrrrr. My already light September show list just took a big hit. Meg, don’t you know how to score Xanex? From their myspace bulletin posting: The White Stripes announced today that they are canceling their forthcoming tour due to health issues. Meg White is suffering from acute anxiety and is unable […]

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