Sound To Spare

Picture yourself gay dancing

The return of Erase Errata, right, reawakens our inner thrasher, while Bronze's new album Copper gives us dreams of Nico.

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SOUND TO SPARE For some gays the definition of a good night out dancing isn't Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, or whatever else is making it in music's top 40 these days. Instead, we go against the grain, defy the unwritten rules, and satiate our dance floor needs to more primal, aggressive tunes. Enter Erase Errata.Read more »

Foxy saves

Foxy Brown's 1999 album Chyna Doll deserves a filthy-fun place in the summer jams pantheon

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Cryptic cave wave

Bopping toward apocalypse with East Bay unit Uzi Rash

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SOUND TO SPARE "What show are you here for?" asked what looked like a curious 10-year-old as I took care of business at the urinal. "I'm here to see Uzi Rash," I answered matter-of-factly. But I wasn't so sure he was curious about the bands by the way he stared at what makes it the men's room. Apparently Oakland's the New Parish (www.thenewparish.com) took the phrase "all ages show" to heart.Read more »

The ol' Vic-trola

Hard times on the Haight? Give into Hippie Temptation

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SOUND TO SPARE The potential closing of Haight Street's Red Vic Theater has unsettled me. With one less place to go out and enjoy, what's a shut-in-prone type like me to do?

Fortunately, when I spoke to Sam Sharkey, one of the co-op's managing partners, he offered a ray of hope by saying that the Red Vic Movie House is here, organized — it just partnered with the Haight Street Fair and the California Jug Band Association for a benefit — and best of all, still screening movies, some of them music-related.Read more »