Photos: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2016

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass is the annual free concert in Golden Gate Park that offers just the right amount of bluegrass along with a whole spectrum of other music. I’ve been going every year since the aughts and it still amazes me that it’s completely free (thanks to the generosity of Warren Hellman and his descendants). More »


Photos: Pacifica Fog Fest 2016

  Pacifica’s annual Pacific Coast Fogfest was this weekend in downtown Pacifica near the beach. If you live in the Bay Area long enough, you’ll find that every small town or modest sized neighborhood has their own annual street festival like this – and they’re all exactly the same. The same food vendors are selling More »


Bon Iver Reveals Secret Behind Number 22

Bon Iver has a highly anticipated new album coming out next week called 22, A Million, which he introduced to the world via glitchy electronic first single, “22 (OVER S∞∞N)“. The titles of both the new album and lead single might make you wonder, “What’s the deal with with the number 22?” Well, the New York More »


Grateful Dead “Making of Touch Of Grey”

This mystical Tweet emerged from the Grateful Dead’s official Twitter account this morning: Take a trip back to 1987 and check out the making of the #TouchOfGrey Video#TravelTuesday https://t.co/uVOxI2ME3N — Grateful Dead (@GratefulDead) September 20, 2016 The film is actually called Dead Ringers: The Making of Touch of Grey and was directed by Justin Kreutzmann, Billy Kreutzmann‘s More »

Frank Data Kings of Hip Hop Classic Vinyl DJ Mix

Kings of Hip Hop Vinyl DJ Mix by Frank Data

Attention hip hop purists – this one’s for you. Popular Los Angeles club DJ, Frank Data, just released a new DJ mix of classic hip hop tracks from the golden age of rap music. Staying true to the old school theme, Frank Data only used vinyl records on this mix, resulting in a rare DJ mix with a More »


Led Zeppelin Just Released a New Music Video

To celebrate their upcoming new box set, The Complete BBC Sessions, Led Zeppelin released a new music video this week for a previously unheard version of “What Is And What Should Never Be.” The track comes from the same historic 1969 studio sessions and is included in the box set along with several other never-before-heard More »