.George Schlesinger

Jun 9, 2015

Live Review: D’Angelo’s Simmering, Soulful Funk at The Fox

The role of the soul singer is slippery. Like a shape-shifter, the front man can take on many forms: the lothario (Barry), the political...
Apr 23, 2015

Live Review: Sylvan Esso’s Sold-Out Victory Lap at The Fillmore

When Sylvan Esso's Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn recorded their self-titled debut last May, they probably didn’t dream of selling out the Fillmore less...
Apr 10, 2015

Live Review: Earl Sweatshirt & Action Bronson Thrash and Charm at the Warfield

When it comes to rappers representing both coasts of the underground hip-hop world, Action Bronson and Earl Sweatshirt are seemingly polar opposites. First, there...
Mar 31, 2015

Live Review: Pete Rock and Slum Village Dish Hip-Hop History at Yoshi’s

You know it’s a hip-hop party at Yoshi’s when they clear out tables. On Sunday night, with Slum Village and Pete...
Mar 2, 2015

Live Review: The New Pornographers Bring Stately Rock To The Fox

Ac Newman Credits: Alana Silva Three gifted songwriters, all with their own successful solo careers, rarely share stages or studios without ego. The New Pornographers,...
Feb 5, 2015

Interview: Booker T. on Oakland, Stax, and Impressing CCR

There are OGs, and then there’s Booker T. Jones. The man is a force of nature and soul. As the leader of the M.G.’s—which...
Jan 26, 2015

Live Review: A Funkified Tribute To Sly At The Fox

It’s not every day that 175 local musicians come to the same place, let alone unite to throw down and bring a classic album...
Nov 17, 2014

Live Review: Tame Impala’s Surgical Psych at The Fox

It’s been two years since Tame Impala's last record, but there’s barely a whiff of staleness in its live show. The Australian rock band...