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Outside Lands 2015: A Weird Slice of San Francisco Wrapped in a 3 Day Music Festival

08/12/2015

This week I woke up sore and happy. After the pain of three days of music, friends, and even a little sun from time to time, I sat down to the monumental task of writing about Outside Lands. Like my thoughts on most things San Francisco, there is a lot more gray area than concrete opinions. Read More

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Photos: Outside Lands 2015 Day Three Feat. Elton John, Benjamin Booker, Caribou + Many More

08/10/2015

Although our feet and brains were exhausted from three jam packed days of music, we were sad to see this years Outside Lands Music Festival come to an end Sunday. Elton Johns two hour set of crowd favorites was a great way to end the festival. While we all wait for next year’s festival check Read More

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Photos: Outside Lands 2015 Day Two Feat. Kendrick Lamar, Tame Impala, Billy Idol + Many More

08/09/2015

I hope you remembered to put on sunscreen Saturday because against all odds it was actually pretty hot. Taking advantage of the perfect August weather were some of today’s biggest acts across multiple genres. The highlight for us was King Kendrick and our photographer Pedro Paredes-Haz got up close and took some great pictures of Read More

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Photos: Outside Lands 2015 Day One Feat D’Angelo, St Vincent, Wilco + Many More

08/08/2015

Friday was a perfect start to Outside Lands 2015. Perfect weather and a great mix of new artists and old favorites. Our photographer Pedro Paredes-Haz was there to capture all our favorite acts of the day including: Natalie Prass Lake Street Dive Leon Bridges First Aid Kit St Vincent Wilco Chet Faker D’Angelo and The Read More

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Photos: Phono del Sol 2015 Takes Advantage of SF’s Best Summer Weather

07/13/2015

Our friends at The Bay Bridged couldn’t have asked for a better day for their annual Phono del Sol Music Festival. I applied sunscreen twice and still got a nice base burn. While the weather was a great opening act, the true star was the line up of up and coming local acts and high energy Read More

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Photos: Sufjan Stevens Unites The Fox Theater With a Night of Music and Remembrance

06/06/2015

Sufjan Stevens shared a unifying performance with a sold out Fox Theater on June 5th in Oakland. The focus of the evening was his album Carrie & Lowell, in which Stevens explores feelings of love, abandonment, and loss. These themes all revolve around the death of his estranged mother. Emotions were amplified as home movies Read More

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Photos: Miami Horror Worth the Wait at The Independent

06/05/2015

Miami Horror redefined high energy Wednesday night at The Independent with a raucous set that had the crowd dancing deep into the night. When I say the show was worth the wait I’m referring both to the 11:25 set start time on a school night and the fact that I have been trying to see Read More

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Photos: The Knocks & Phoebe Ryan Ignore the Fog to Bring Summer Vibes to Sold Out Independent

05/30/2015

If you love to dance there are few live shows that can compete with The Knocks. Thursday they put on a clinic in getting a shoulder-to-shoulder crowd moving. Outside the wind was howling and whipping up the fog, but inside warmth radiated off the crowd as The Knocks mixed a set filled with new songs, Read More

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José González Throws Curve Balls @ Bimbo’s 365 Club

05/04/2015

Last Monday and Tuesday, one of San Francisco’s oldest and most storied nightclubs, Bimbo’s 365 Club in North Beach, hosted a rare pair of sold-out shows for Swedish singer-songwriter and guitarist José González. This is his first solo tour since 2008, to support his new record Vestiges and Claws. I’ve been wanting to seen him Read More

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Photos: If You Saw Young Fathers and Mas Ysa at the Independent Saturday, You’re Lucky

04/29/2015

Young Fathers rocked the Independent Saturday with Mas Ysa in a show we have been looking forward to for a while now. First up was Mas Ysa, is the stage name used by Thomas Arsenault. The artist was born in Canada, but went to high school in Brazil, where he began creating electronic music. His sound is Read More

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