Tag: San Francisco

Music, Popdose Profiles

Popdose Profile: Buzz Osborne — A Walk With Melvin

Buzz Osborne doesn’t give a s*** what you think about the new Melvins record....

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Anathema, “The Optimist”

Can you live with yourself after a tragedy?...

Music, Popdose Exclusives

Popdose Song Premiere: Kat Robichaud, “Bully”

The Voice finalist Kat Robichaud is back with an exciting new album and we've got an exclusive track for your listening pleasure!...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: Faith No More, “We Care a Lot” (Deluxe Band Edition)

Let’s fold back the sheets on 2016, this death’s bed of a year, by focusing our attention on one of its brighter moments, an overlooked...

Music, Popdose Exclusives

Popdose Exclusive Song Premiere: Midi Matilda, “You Make Me Feel Like”

Popdose is pleased to present the exclusive worldwide premiere of "You Make Me Feel Like," the new single from alternative pop duo Midi...

The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: David Baerwald, “Someday When You’re Young Again”

Rob Smith remembers his father, in his new "Vinyl Diaries" column....

Album Reviews, Music

ALBUM REVIEW: Attik Door, ‘Never In Agreement’

Okay, it sounds like the beginning of a bad joke: what do you get when you take five former residents of the USSR, put them in a band, and...

Album Reviews, Music

ALBUM REVIEW: CommonUnion59, ‘Heartbeat Serenade’

Though their name might read more like your AIM screen name circa 1999, the duo known collectively as CommonUnion59 and separately...

Album Reviews

ALBUM REVIEW: Keith Alan Mitchell, “The Clumsy World”

Full disclosure: I am not writing about Keith Alan Mitchell because he hails from my native Ohio, even though I love giving a fellow Ohioan...

Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Inside the Art of Outside Lands

Outside Lands came and went last weekend, blowing in and out of the Golden Gate Park with the signature stomp, rock, and dazzle that’s...

Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Alt-J, the Fillmore, San Francisco, 4/10/13

Alt-J (so named for the neato triangle you can make using your keyboard—∆) headlined a sold-out show at the Fillmore the other night....

Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Eskmo, the Independent, San Francisco, 1/17/13

Glitched out beats producer Eskmo headlined a night of experimental electronic music at the Independent on January 17. A happy crowd broke...

Film, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Filmmaker Cassie Jaye

Ted Asregadoo interviews filmmaker Cassie Jaye about her new documentary The Right to Love: An American Family. Bay Area Popdose Readers...

Music, Parlour to Parlour

A New Season of Parlour to Parlour: The Bay Area in 2011

Parlour to Parlour is back! Michael Fortes sets the scene for the 2011 return of Popdose's video interview and live performance series....


Harper's Findings, Music

Harper’s Index: January 2011

Statistics chosen at random from the latest Harper’s Index, with corresponding mp3s. Rank of “disappointed” among terms used...


Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: The Spirit of Christmas Is Alive!

It’s Christmas Eve, so I’m going to keep this one short. Let’s face it, if you’re reading this, you should be...


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “San Francisco Music Now”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Over the weekend, Popdose’s Jeff Johnson and I were able to get together for a bit of a visit.  Alas, the...


Theatre, Theatre Is Easy

Theatre Is Easy: “Wicked”

Bottom Line:  Very few will walk away from this production without a smile on their face. Wicked is a Tony Award winning musical that, for...


Music, Parlour to Parlour

Introducing… Parlour to Parlour

This week, Michael Fortes introduces a new multimedia series on Popdose, featuring video interviews and performances by indie musicians in...


Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Les Savy Fav @ the Mezzanine, 3/1/09

By now, most people who’ve heard (of) Les Savy Fav know their live show is more spectacle than concert. This is due in large part to...


DVD Reviews

DVD Review: “Milk” and “Slumdog Millionaire”

Milk (2009, Focus Features/Universal) purchase this film from Amazon: DVD | Blu-ray For any film fan, there’s no pleasure quite as...


Concert Reviews, Music

David Byrne @ Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco

What a difference 30 years makes. Back in 1978, the Talking Heads were playing clubs that barely had functioning toilets and drew small...


Concert Reviews, Music

The Watson Twins and Tim Fite @ Bottom of the Hill, San Francisco

Live music in a small setting is a wonderful thing, especially when the musicians doing the playing have reached such an accomplished level...