Friday, November 30, 2007

Soda Boys

Ok.. Its hard enough to get the Crank That song from Soulja Boy out of my head when I hear it, but this spoof video is whole other story.. enjoy.

Thursday, November 29, 2007

Monday, November 26, 2007

Saturday, November 17, 2007

23 Seconds, 23 Magic - for $999?

I've always wondered about the mystery of Blonde Redhead's lyrics to the title track of their newest album, "23". Daphne Carr of interviewed Blonde Redhead vocalist Kazu Makino who said, "'23' is sort of my magic number. I don't know what it means, but I seem to be surrounded by it. The album is full of ideas that derived from things that have been close to me for a while, and the number 23 is one of those things." While Carr is disappointed by the sound of '23', I find it quite magical. In fact, if I were to have one song playing for me as I die, this would be the one. Tomorrow, I may be able to find out when that will be.

A Bay Area company called will launch a service tomorrow that will provide you with a complete report of your DNA. For $999, the company will reveal the secrets of the 23 pairs of chromosomes you possess, give you a break-down of your genetic 'hand-me-downs' from your family tree, and identify certain diseases that you may be at risk of developing. Perhaps this '23' is yet another element of Kazu Makino's magical number.

Friday, November 16, 2007

New Years Eve Concert Roundup


@ The Fillmore (on sale 11/18)




@ The Warfield on sale 11/18




+ Kinky + Ved Vire Society + Many many more @ SF Concourse Exhibition Center, $55+, 21+ only, tickets on sale now.




@ The Independent ($85, open bar, 21+, on sale now)




@ Slims




@ Bottom of the Hill, $19.99/$25 (18+)



Stay tuned for updates as more shows are announced.

Thursday, November 15, 2007

Hot Toddies + Two Seconds @ the Knockout

Friday night @ the Knockout will feature a great local line-up including , The Hot Toddies and My First Earthquake. Two Seconds continues to record and remain active in the music scene as well as collaborating with a spectacular group of local acts. Among these bands is Oakland's .

If the were described as 'The Shangri Las meet Le Tigre', then the The Hot Toddies would be best be described as 'The Pipettes meet Dance Hall Crashers'. Listen to their sound at their page. Also opening is My First Earthquake.


is located at 3223 Mission at Valencia. Show starts @ 10pm and tickets are $6.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

It's About Time A Rock Band Made Another Deal With The Devil

Last night I went to go see Portugal. The Man. I've been listening to their new album, Church Mouth, incessantly for the past few months. The album is somewhat different than their previous releases incorporating a classic southern-blues rock vs. a rock-synth combination. In my opinion each album/ep is better than their last. On 'Church Mouth' you might initially hear a White Stripes influence, but the sound is bigger than that; perhaps it is what the White Stripes would have liked to achieve if 1/2 their band was a bit more talented. On the other hand, I've read reviews that discuss how Portugal. The Man is influenced by Led Zeppelin. Great. Saying that a rock band is influenced by Led Zeppelin is like saying the Pope is influenced by Jesus Christ.

But it is a valid comparison; and a comparison that even the most discriminating music lovers will agree with especially after seeing them perform live. As a group, Portugal. The Man, is incredibly tight and each member plays like he is trying to out-do the musical awesomeness coming from the band mates around him, and that was fun to see. Cliches aside, while you will hear the influences of greats like Led Zeppelin, Allman Brothers, Eric Clapton, Santana and Black Sabbath, the band continues to exhibit the fruits of their musical experimentation which may or may not be the direct result of a faustian bargain.

Monday, November 12, 2007

My Bloody Valentine Reunion Confirmed

MOG contributor Mackenzie P reports that a My Bloody Valentine reunion is confirmed. Read more at

Ween Set List - San Francisco

San Francisco
The Warfield
Friday 11/10/07
Courtesy of , Tenacious Hand Stamp field correspondent

Warfield setlist

Birthday boy*
Chocolate town*
Mutilated lips*
Tried and true*
I don't want it* (Gene finishes with electric guitar solo)
Golden eel
Spinal
Baby bitch
Learning To Live
Piss up a rope
Light me up
Voodoo lady
Spirit walker.
Take me away
Waving my dick
Richard smoker
Transdermal
Object
Buckingham
Bananas
Party
Daisies
Own bare hands
Mollusk
Johnny on the spot
Goin gets tough
Slow down boy
Pandy
Ocean man
Shamemaker->
Fiesta

Encore
Hammer down
Tooter
Reggae junkie Jew
Dr rock

* - acoustic

Read more about the show here: 's thread

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Ween Set List - Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
Friday 11/9/07
Courtesy of , Tenacious Hand Stamp field correspondent

Dont Shit Where You Eat
Spinal Menengitis
Now I'm Freaking Out
Bananas And Blow
Learning To Love
Take Me Away
Gabrielle
Freedom Of 76
Don't Get 2 Close
Object
Even If You Don't
Woman And Man
Mutilated Lips
Buckingham Green
Your Party
Beacon Light
My Own Bare Hands
Tear For Eddie
Spirit Walker
Stallion Pt.3
Mollusk
Back To Basom
Superstar (Carpenters)
Ocean Man
Waving My Dick In The Wind > p.a. malfunction
Stroker Ace
Touch My Tooter
Puerto Rican Power
Did You See Me
Shamemaker
Fiesta

Encore
E: Squelch The Weasel
Birthday Boy
Tender Situation
Roses Are Free

If you were at the show and would like to comment, read 's thread



Tuesday, November 6, 2007

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