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Sonic Reducer Overage: Woods at 'Pines', Os Mutantes, Baseball Project, Dirt Bombs, Foreigner, and more

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By Kimberly Chun

So much to do and so many Mayyors ‘n’ Lamps ho Read more »

SF Street Art: Play ball

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By Kimberly Chun

Spotted in an empty storefront with a "for lease" sign on Market at Montgomery.

Sonic Reducer Overage: Chuck Prophet, Fruit Bats, 'Audition,' and more

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By Kimberly Chun

San Franwindy – that’s what we call you around the house while you’re busy blowing your butt off. Read more »

SF Street Art: Facing Folsom

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By Kimberly Chun

Sighted unexpectedly close to the sidewalk at 24th and Folsom in the Mission District.

Brown truth: Bird Names sing it loud and proud

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BIRD NAMES
Sings the Browns
(Upset the Rhythm)

By Kimberly Chun

Who likes to mix Captain Beefheart blues-skronk cacophony and ADD-driven, jazzy razzle-dazzle, with a strong dollop of Deerhoofian experimentation on the side? Chicago’s Bird Names, that’s who -- say their name. Read more »

In the Pines Big Sur Festival rears its leafy head

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By Kimberly Chun

Anything for a jaunt south to Big Sur, no? I love the leafy goodness that much.

Now, after last year’s super-fun, post-fire, fund-raising Festival in the Forest, NYC label Kemado is throwing together another reason to make a trek down, in conjunction with the launch of its new vinyl-only imprint Mexican Summer: In the Pines Big Sur Festival. Read more »

SF Street Art: Buh-bye...

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By Kimberly Chun

An artifact from another age ... well, from late '08. Spotted at around Divisadero and Bush (near the corner where some wag reworked the "Bush" street sign to read "Puppet").

Sonic Reducer Overage: Lil Wayne, Green Day, Down, and more

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Kimberly Chun

Les Paul, Rashied Ali – Big Daddy Death keeps claiming another one. Goddamnit. Read more »

Shopping Nugget: Offensive and Delightful cards at Space Happy

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By Kimberly Chun

We all know downtown Alameda is mega-cute -- it's like Mayberry with Ole's Waffles, Pampered Pup hot dogs, a major tiki fixation, and some cute boutiques. The ultra-adorable, gift-laden, and kid-friendly Space Happy (1354 Park St., Alameda, 510-301-6733) carries my new favorite card line: Offensive and Delightful. Read more »

Sonic Reducer Overage: Los Amigos Invisibles, Caroline Weeks, the Frustrations, and more

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By Kimberly Chun

Wow, it’s far from freezing but way too foggy at the beach – so dry off, stop gawking at the sea lion near the Sutro Baths, and check the head at these wort Read more »