August 5, 2018
Scenes from Mýa's concert last Thursday, an evening of contemporary r&b music. The show had the feel of an old-time soul revue, with the trio...
May 22, 2018
Where I'm coming from, it simply does not get much better than Tricky: he's something like David Bowie, Rakim and Howlin' Wolf all rolled into one.
May 10, 2018
I caught The Afghan Whigs live at the North Park Observatory last night. It's so rare to hear a band you love actually improve with age.
April 23, 2018
Saturday night, Snakes and I caught Jean-Michel Jarre at the Spreckels Theatre, where we were treated to an enchanted evening of cosmic electronica.
April 20, 2018
The Haim sisters rocked The North Park Observatory last night (and I do mean rocked). Their glittering sound had a harder guitar attack in the flesh.
April 18, 2018
Monday night, Jungle performed at The North Park Observatory. One's immediately confronted with the question, "How much more lush can dance music get?!"
August 30, 2016
Friday night I was lucky enough to catch Hot Chip live at the North Park Observatory, and I'd been looking forward to finally catching this crew live.
October 4, 2015
A month ago today, Dâm-Funk rocked The Casbah. It was the first day of the tour, which coincided with the release of his new album Invite The Light.
July 15, 2015
The Jungle record came out a year ago today. It's crept up on me in a big way over the course of that year. Then Sari took me to see them live...
April 15, 2015
The Beat took the stage, opening with Rough Rider, and any doubts I may have had just drifted off into the ether on the back of its mellow, churning groove.