UC Berkeley alumna Liz Harris blends art, music in live show

Since studying practice of art at UC Berkeley in 2002, Liz Harris has enjoyed critical success as a noise/ambient musician under the moniker Grouper. Harris’ skills were on full display when she recently played at the Swedish American Hall as part of San Francisco’s Noise Pop Festival. Grouper incorporates her
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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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Rockers go wild for The Garden in Oakland performance

The Garden brothers, Fletcher and Wyatt Shears, have a lot going for them. From modeling for the likes of Hedi Slimane in the Yves Saint Laurent 2013 Fall Menswear show to being considered the next generation of the United States’ punk scene, they’ve got a strangely diverse repertoire for being
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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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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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