• WIN TICKETS: Bring Me The Horizon at the Warfield on April 4

    WIN TICKETS: Bring Me The Horizon at the Warfield on April 4

    British hard rock band Bring Me The Horizon are bringing The American Nightmare Tour to the Warfield for two nights next week, and we have your passes to Tuesday’s show. Singer Oliver Sykes, guitarist Lee Malia, bassist Matt Kean, drummer Matt Nicholls and keyboardist Jordan Fish got their start…
  • Outside Lands announces Eager Beaver on-sale dates and prices

    Outside Lands announces Eager Beaver on-sale dates and prices

    The producers of the Outside Lands Music Festival Tuesday announced on the on-sale of Eager Beaver early-bird tickets for the 10th annual event. The three-day passes range from $355 to $765 and go on sale Thursday at 10 a.m. The lineup for the festival is expected in the…
  • Interview: SF's The New Up strikes back with <em>Tiny Mirrors</em>

    Interview: SF’s The New Up strikes back with Tiny Mirrors

    After being unsatisfied by the results of 2010 EP Gold, The New Up took a step back to reflect on the direction of its pop music, which skewed heavily toward grunge and psychedelia. Over the past seven years, the San Francisco duo (and couple) built a studio and wrote songs endlessly to…
  • Review: Old 97's take a walk down memory lane at the Fillmore

    Review: Old 97’s take a walk down memory lane at the Fillmore

    SAN FRANCISCO — Old 97’s shared the new alongside the old Friday night as they took a walk down memory lane with a raucous crowd at the Fillmore, in support of their new record, Graveyard Whistling. During a nearly two-hour set, the band offered a heavy helping of songs off the…
  • Review: Vagabon proves she's no small fish at the Rickshaw Stop

    Review: Vagabon proves she’s no small fish at the Rickshaw Stop

    SAN FRANCISCO — Arriving straight from SXSW with lots of  well-deserved hype, Vagabon outshined her headliner at Rickshaw Stop Thursday night. Cameroon-born producer and musician Lætitia Tamko, who plays under the moniker Vagabon, played nearly all of the songs off her debut, Infinite Worlds, some with just a guitar and synthpads. Her haunting vocals…
  • Vagabon trades engineering for emoting on first LP Infinite Worlds

    Vagabon trades engineering for emoting on first LP Infinite Worlds

    Allison Crutchfield & The Fizz, Vagabon, Joyride!  8 p.m., Thursday Rickshaw Stop Tickets: $12-$14 “I feel so small,” begins Vagabon’s opening song “The Embers” on the full-length debut album Infinite Worlds, which is an interesting choice for an artist with such a strong voice. Vagabon is Laeticia Tamko,…