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 »
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 »
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 »