Category: Music

Tatiana DeMaria takes time off from TAT

“Soho Lights,” the power-chord punchy 2008 debut from English punkers TAT, was written and released when the band’s feral frontwoman…

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Wreckless Eric goes on, enjoying not knowing what he’s doing

Since “Whole Wide World,” his first 1977 hit for Stiff Records, brainy Brit Wreckless Eric (aka Eric Goulden) has remained…

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Countess Luann has big show biz dreams

Reality star Luann De Lesseps, aka Countess Luann on Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of New York City,” has been making…

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After five decades, Yes goes on making good music

After 40 years in showbiz, British keyboardist Geoff Downes, who’s been in involved in some very creative collaborations, has learned…

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SF Opera completes triumphant ‘Ring’ again

San Francisco Opera’s modern-set, 21st-century production of Wagner’s massive 19th-century masterwork “Der Ring des Nibelungen” concluded Sunday with a bang,…

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England’s Frank Turner urges: ‘Make America great again’

British folk-punker Frank Turner could feel the change creeping up on him. After two records revolving around affairs of the…

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Orchestra rings, drama static in SF Symphony’s ‘Boris Godunov’

With booming voices and plentiful political peril, the San Francisco Symphony’s “Boris Godunov” feels oddly unsettling. The semi-staged production of…

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SF Opera launches ‘Ring’ with shimmering ‘Rheingold’

Fresh mixed-media effects and a strong cast set the stage for San Francisco Opera’s engaging revival of Francesca Zambello’s 2011…

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