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Interview: William Strange, Hairstylist at Carmichael Salon and Color Bar

Hair reflects the times. The '80s were the decade of excess. Hence the gallons of mousse and hairspray! This last recession gave us the ombré trend. I think we'll see a resurgence of a more coiffed look after this hipster "I don't care" thing plays out. Read More »

Review: Carmichael Color Bar and Salon – A Cut Above the Rest in San Francisco

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I visited this luxury hair salon in the heart of San Francisco, praised by Allure magazine, to see why its reputation is held in such high regard in the city and nationally. Read More »

Interview: A Conversation with the Pixies’ Joey Santiago

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The Pixies' lead guitarist, Joey Santiago, talks about 'Indie Cindy' and reminisces over the band's start during their college days. Read More »

Interview: Davey Havok and Jade Puget of AFI

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AFI's frontman and guitarist take time while on their Burials Tour to talk about the Bay Area music scene, their favorite AFI videos, and Green Day pranking them, amongst other things. Read More »

Concert Review: AFI – Marathon Music Works, Nashville, TN – 1/25/2014

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Fans brave one of the South's coldest winters in recent times to witness the intimate return of venerated rock icons AFI. Read More »

Concert Review: Sarah Brightman in San Jose 10/28/13

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Sarah Brightman, who became known to American audiences after Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Phantom of the Opera,' enthralls the Bay Area with her otherworldly performance. Read More »

Interview with San Francisco Indie Rock Group Cool Ghouls

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Cool Ghouls, a local SF band gaining popularity, sit down for an afternoon chat after a rad set at Phono del Sol. Read More »

Concert Review: Cool Ghouls at Brick & Mortar Music Hall, San Francisco, CA 7/18/13

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Rising SF local band Cool Ghouls show the Brick & Mortar audience a couple tricks off their sleeves - and why they're making a name in the city's music scene. Read More »

Concert Review: Phono del Sol: Music and Food Festival, San Francisco, CA 7/13/13

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The third annual Phono del Sol Festival in San Francisco brings a summer afternoon of garage, psych and other local treasures in the sunshine. Read More »

Concert Review: James Blake – The Mezzanine, San Francisco, CA – 4/16/13

James Blake enchants in San Francisco with piano, soul, and dubstep, after a successful run at Coachella. Read More »