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Patti Smith. Fillmore. 12.29.15

Patti Smith. Fillmore. 12.29.15 “horses groping for a sign for a breath … charms. sweet angels – you have made me no longer afraid of death.” Patti Smith, the poet, read prose from the back cover of a forty-year-old album, before Patti Smith, the punk rocker, threw her fists in the air and denied complicity in the sins that led… Read more →

The Power of the Riff 2011

The Power of the Riff kicked off its second year in L.A. with a line-up that would make anyone on the East Coast blind with envy. As if that full day assault of brutal hardcore, metal and crust wasn’t enough, Southern Lord brought their genre and generation crossing festival up the coast with stops in San Francisco and Seattle. Our… Read more →

Wise Blood and your face…Independent SF 06-08-11

‘The other band died in a terrible crash, so you’re stuck with us.  We will cover all their stuff, but first we are going to do our own material.  We are Wise Blood and you might hate this!’ Not the most assuring introduction from Houston’s relatively unknown Christopher Laufman and his electronic/hip-hop/house project.  The clean cut, whiteboy with a (blood?)… Read more →