Archive | Spotlight RSS feed for this section

GAMH named 1 of the 15 Most Beautiful Venues in the World by Thrillist!

Once a fancy restaurant and brothel, this 600-capacity music venue was built in 1907, and retains a grand, old-school vibe thanks to ornate carvings, marble columns, ceiling frescoes, Rococo balconies, and oak floors. No sign […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Last Night: Anti-Flag @ Slim’s 01/02/15

Anti-Flag: 10th Anniversary of ‘The Terror State’ with: La Plebe, Great Apes, NMBRSTTN Friday, January 2, 2015 Slim’s Photographs by Raymond Ahner         

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Ring in 2015 with IAMX: A Message From Chris Corner

It’s not often that a band infiltrates the essence of your being, where you live and breathe their music and their words. IAMX isn’t merely a band, it’s an event – a full-on aural and […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Let’s Help Picture Atlantic Make a New Album

Over the past few years, crowdfunding has taken off like wildfire, supporting important matters such as aiding medical bills or family displacement costs, to helping with not-so-dire projects like developing apps and video games…or funding […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

NYE at Slim’s = IAMX + NYVES!

Tickets for IAMX + special support act NYVES on NYE at Slim’s are on sale this Friday (11/14) at 10am!

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Personal Connections With: Balance and Composure

Everyone has at least one band or musical artist that they can listen to continuously without getting bored, one that they maintain mental alignment with. For me, I’m lucky enough to have a small number […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Go See: Solwave @Slim's

It’s always a treat to write about a truly local San Francisco band. Solwave is a young indie-rock band, whose talent allows for experimentation across different musical genres, and lets fans enjoy their recently discovered musical inspirations. These […]

Comments Off Continue Reading →

Yassou Benedict Rehearse For Their Show At Slim’s

New Yorkers Yassou Benedict now call San Francisco home and they’re working hard to impress their adopted hometown crowd this Saturday when they open for Waterstrider and Guy Fox at Slim’s (July 12, 2014). They’ve […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Last Night: The Menzingers @ Slim’s 6/20/14

The Menzingers with: Lemuria, PUP, Cayetana Friday, June 20, 2014 Photographs by Victoria Stuhr        

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Last Night: The Hundred Days @ Slim’s, 06/13/14

The Hundred Days with: Dogcatcher, The Tropics Friday June 13, 2014 Photographs by Anna Larina        

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Artist Spotlight: Foxing

It’s a major accomplishment when a band puts out an end of the year release that makes people reconsider and revise their top album lists, especially when it’s the band’s debut LP. Rising from St. […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Moonalice: 420 Gathering of the Tribe

Documentary film about the Moonalice poster series at the 4/20 Annual Gathering of the Tribe April 20, 2014 @ Slim’s in San Francisco, CA. Featuring Moonalice, David Nelson & Jason Crosby, Wavy Gravy & Steve […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Da-What: Hip-Hop Round Up 5/9 – 5/15/14

I am not going to talk about Jay-Z, Beyonce or Solange by the way.  Lots of news surrounding upcoming albums though, especially ones that we, as hip hop, have been waiting for!  NaS has announced […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

The Return of The Matches

2004 was a major year for music, especially in the rock and indie world. Keane, The Killers and Franz Ferdinand put out their debut albums, Modest Mouse continued their reign and  local band Green Day […]

3 Comments Continue Reading →

Da-What: Hip-Hop Round Up 5/2 – 5/8/14

Hip hop has achieved its first billionaire.  With the confirmation that Apple will be buying Beats Music for somewhere in the billions, Dr. Dre is a shoo-in to be sitting atop “Forbes Magazine’s” Hip Hop […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →