Category: Pop

New Zealand’s post-punk Wax Chattels hit the U.S.

Members of New Zealand post-punk trio Wax Chattels don’t claim to be familiar with the intricate government policies of their…

2 days ago

Australia’s Castlecomer on the rise

On weekdays, working at a posh Sydney law firm, Bede Kennedy imagined himself a Walter Mitty-ish singer-songwriter, bound for stardom…

6 days ago

Billy Bob Thornton stays busy with Boxmasters

Oscar-winning actor and screenwriter Billy Bob Thornton apologizes that his side project -- the roadhouse-rowdy rock combo The Boxmasters --…

2 weeks ago

Theresa Wayman’s new self-relective solo act is TT

Warpaint guitarist Theresa Wayman -- who brings her solo act TT to The City this week -- always been inquisitive,…

2 weeks ago

Live’s back in action after seven years

To many, the co-headlining run of arena stars Live and Counting Crows, both celebrating 25 years, looks like a clever…

2 weeks ago

Lots of pop in summer with the SF Symphony

It might even be better than Sensurround: The original “Star Wars” trilogy is coming Davies Symphony Hall, boasting the talent…

2 weeks ago

Devo, in what may be last show ever, rocks out Burger Boogaloo

Bay area favorites and music legend for nearly five decades, Devo may have played its final concert at Oakland’s Burger…

2 weeks ago

Horrors’ frontman Faris Badwan makes all kinds of art

On its 2017 Paul Epworth-produced fifth album “V,” British quintet The Horrors graduated from trashy, garage-punk roots to sleek Gothic/New…

3 weeks ago