San Francisco has been an electronic dance music hotbed for decades. The Bay Area is home to beloved house labels like OM and Dirtybird, along with such luminaries as Dubtribe Sound System, Miguel Migs, and PillowTalk. And on the more experimental tip of the city's dance music scene is DJ-producer ... More >>
Dubtribe's Sunshine and Moonbeam Jones.If there's one way to tell the true old-school house heads from the posers, it's by measuring the natural spike in their serotonin levels whenever Dubtribe Sound System hits the airwaves. That's because the beloved San Francisco duo has been pulling hea ... More >>
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Rick Ross called Kreayshawn a "dirty bitch" and threatened to "slap the shit out of whoever carries her bags." But the 22-year-old rapper-slash-Ricky Rozay enemy does not give a fuck. Seriously, she does not care. In a recent Huffington Post interview, Robin Wilkey asked Kreayshawn why she thin ... More >>
Parable.Miami MC Parable is in fight mode. His new mixtape, VS, sees him trading hooks with artists like Llamabeats, throwing jabs at producers like the Miami Beat Wave, and stepping razors against DJ Guilletine. Soon, Parable will be crisscrossing the nation on a promo tour that'll take h ... More >>
What's slop pop? Bare Wires is gonna show you.Stumbling straight off the hot, hard streets of the Bay Area's grittier easterly half, Oakland's Bare Wires is a group of three guys -- Matthew, Nathan, and Brian -- who look like pretty '70s stoners and make a sound they describe as slop pop. I ... More >>
via Facebook.comTy Segall is one young, talented guy who gets a good amount of buzz that is, thankfully, not Justin Bieber. For all of the awesome noise he creates, he's a humble dude who more than deserves all of the attention he's received. His last LP Melted, released on Goner Records, en ... More >>
Lee KleinSpencer Marshall, beekeeperThese famed San Francisco Bay Area restaurateurs get theirs from Marshall's Farm Natural Honey. And so do lucky souls such as my wife and I, who took a short drive south from Napa to tour the property. It was a rainy weekday afternoon, so we were the only visit ... More >>
Photo by Alyssa Robb.A gothic metropolis in sunny California, San Francisco is a city suffering from a schizo split. It's bred hippies, Hells Angels, and the Zodiac Killer. And five years ago, old San Fran gave birth to a certain psych-pop trio called Lemonade that luxuriates in the idea of swi ... More >>
Illustration by American painter Wayne Thiebaud, via GoogleGoogle's gettin' old. It turns 12 this week and the more we think about it, the more we realize our favorite search engine has educated us. Whenever we can't think of the answer to something? "Google it." Whenever we need to find directio ... More >>
Forty years later, it's still preps vs. stoners at Norland High.
Norland Senior High alum Bruce Perlowin has some damn good managerial skills. Back in the '70s, the teenage hippie-cum-drug lord ran what feds called "the West Coast's largest marijuana-smuggling ring," complete with a fleet of 90 ships that hauled 500,000 pounds of pot from Colombia to the San Fran ... More >>
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