Articles tagged san francisco

So Many Roads: The Life and Times of the Grateful Dead

In 1970, the Grateful Dead's repertoire made them the most eclectic, fearsome, and versatile American rock band of their time.

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Matt Nathanson: Last of the Great Pretenders

Matt Nathanson shows many different 'facets of himself' on Last of the Great Pretenders.

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16 Jul 2013 // 11:01 PM

Jessica Pratt: Jessica Pratt

Jessica Pratt's debut album works with the tropes of Laurel Canyon folk.

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31 Jan 2011 // 10:00 PM

Que Pasa, New York?

How do artists get their work done in other cities of the world? Where is it viable to live? It's probably silly to begin our investigation in New York. Just 30 years ago, New York was still opening its arms to the tired, poor, huddled masses of creatives. But now?

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Tempo No Tempo - “Pole Position” (video)

Up and coming San Francisco-based post-punk trio, Tempo No Tempo has released a new video for their song, “Pole Position”. Directed by Bay-Area’s French

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Verse-Chorus-Verse: Gem Found - Francesca Lee

Artist/producer PC Muñoz mines for gems and grills the greats.

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F. Scott Fitzgerald was wrong. Artists as various as Roky Erickson, Brian Wilson and Shuggie Otis prove there are second acts in American popular music.

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26 Nov 2008 // 3:30 AM

Milk

Milk urges optimism and action, even as it also recalls the loss of its charismatic subject.

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Tea Leaf Green + Blue Turtle Seduction

The heirs to San Francisco’s jamrock crown, Tea Leaf Green, honor the past by using their influences as a launch pad to boldly explore new sonic territory.

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25 Sep 2007 // 7:55 AM

The frontispiece of Rhino’s gorgeous, book-bound four-CD set “Love Is the Song We Sing: San Francisco Nuggets 1965-1970” ($64.98) might be the closest thing rock

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Flower Power: Stepping Back From the Past

After years of talking about how great this music is, it's time we started actually listening to it. For example, does a song sound like the year 1968, or does it sound like Deep Purple?

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Summer of love redux: ‘67 experience still resonates in San Francisco

SAN JOSE, Calif. - It’s been 40 years since 100,000 “Flower Children” descended on San Francisco and put Haight-Ashbury on the map. Talk to those who

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15 Jul 2007 // 10:59 PM

Michael Tolliver Lives by Armistead Maupin

Sly, humane and possessing canny observation skills, Maupin can still blow a pop-culture bubble with the best of them.

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29 Jun 2007 // 3:44 AM

TRAVELOGUE: A hip tour of hippie-dom

SAN FRANCISCO—The “Summer of Love” turns 40 this year, and parties are planned. So, is this the death knell for Haight-Ashbury’s hipness? If 30 was “

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Smashing Pumpkins Rock for Revolution at Irvine Meadows

// Notes from the Road

"You know Corgan isn’t just going to play a greatest hits set and that’s to his credit, for a formidable catalog of deep cuts the Smashing Pumpkins have.

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