Lotus Creates a Rhythmic World at Regency Ballroom

It would be hard to find someone who harmonizes as chaotically as Lotus does.  On a pulsating February night at the Regency Ballroom, the electronic jam band created more than an ambience of energy — Lotus conceived a world, although polluted with cigarette smoke and smells of incense, where colorful light
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Blew

You Blew It! makes no mistakes in San Francisco show

After a year of nonstop touring as support for some of the biggest bands in the emo-punk scene, Florida-based You Blew It! has finally embarked on their first nationwide headlining tour. “We weren’t even supposed to come to San Francisco on this tour,” lead singer Tanner Jones admitted during their
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St-Motel

Saint Motel deliver exuberant live performance

The four members of the Los Angeles band Saint Motel got together in 2009 when they met at film school in Southern California. They have since produced one full-length record and two LPs, the latest released last year and titled “My Type.” A/J Jackson leads the band on vocals, Aaron
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St.-Paul

St. Paul and the Broken Bones heal hearts in post V-Day performance

Before enchanting the crowd with the show stopping, somber dirge, “Broken Bones and Pocket Change,” off the band’s debut album, Half the City, St. Paul and the Broken Bones frontman Paul Laneway implored the audience to find some lovin’ for the night. “This is the Valentine’s Day hangover show,” Laneway
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RL Grime

Going dumb proves smart in RL Grime’s latest performance

“Playing Golden State in Oakland was a moment,” RL Grime tweeted right after his set at the Fox Theater last Friday. Indeed, lots of songs and moments happened during the show, with a surprising — albeit very well-received — amount of Bay Area hyphy rap mixed into his set. RL
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