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Noise Pop Preview

Xpress Mag Staff

February 24, 2014

Written by Nadine Quitania Photo courtesy of Matt Kowal-Noise Pop 2009 San Francisco’s annual Noise Pop indie music, film, and art festival is just around the corner. The week-long festival, held in over twenty venues in the Bay Area, with the heart of its operation is at The NWBLK (a store, design fabrication fa...

Doctor Who’s Silver Anniversary

Xpress Mag Staff

December 15, 2013

    In case you’ve been living under a rock and/or aren’t an anglophile, Doctor Who, the longest running science fiction TV show, recently hit its fiftieth anniversary, complete with a feature movie-length episode to celebrate. Premiering for the first time November 23, 1963 on BB...

Fall Into The Trap

Fall Into The Trap

December 9, 2013

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Cool Ghouls: They Are Scary Good

Cool Ghouls: They Are Scary Good

Agnes Mogstad

November 6, 2013

Written by Macy Williams Photos by Benjamin Kamps If the Rolling Stones had a baby with Motown, and the babysitter was the Beatles, Cool Ghouls would be the epitome of that offspring's sound. Well, according to the band’s guitarist and singer Ryan Wong, that is. Since the Cool Ghouls lan...

Hump Day Music: 4 Songs To Get You Through The Week

Hump Day Music: 4 Songs To Get You Through The Week

Xpress Mag Staff

November 6, 2013

Written by Macy Williams, Jake Montero, Maggie Ortin and Matthew Reyes It's the middle of the week, and the weekend is just past the figurative horizon. Here are some tunes the Xpress Magazine staff picked to get you through work, school and/or studying. Cheers. Read More »...

SFSU Humans vs. Zombies Celebrates its Season Three opening

SFSU Humans vs. Zombies Celebrates its Season Three opening

Agnes Mogstad

October 28, 2013

Written by Justice Boles Photos by Tony Santos Zombies. Walking corpses that feed on the flesh of the living. These undead monsters have been used to symbolize basic primal fears like death and disease, as well as more modern-day anxieties like consumerism and loss of individuality.  Ever ...

Bargain Bin Music Review

Bargain Bin Music Review

Agnes Mogstad

October 21, 2013

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Miley Cyrus’ “Bangerz” has arrived

October 15, 2013

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TV Misery: 5 Shows That Need to Throw in the Towel

Agnes Mogstad

October 14, 2013

One of the great tragedies in life is watching a once good show morph into something plain unwatchable. At first, it starts out with a few bad episodes, and you figure things are bound to get better. However, it just gets worse and gradually you find yourself understanding why that one guy, Steven Cowan, blasted his TV with ...

In the Friendzone: Rap’s most unlikely contenders

In the Friendzone: Rap’s most unlikely contenders

Xpress Mag Staff

September 25, 2013

Written by Tom Rizza Photos by John Ornelas There is a house - a large house - on a hill in a gated community in Pleasanton. Winding through a maze of McMansions, it would be no surprise that white, sheltered, twenty-somethings live there. The assumption is they probably don’t have full-time ...

Rapper goes AWOL

Rapper goes AWOL

Xpress Mag Staff

September 16, 2013

By Ivane Lund SoyomboPhotography by Ryan Leibrich  As soon as AWOL steps on stage he commands the attention of the crowd in the semi-packed strip mall bar, Park 77. It’s his first solo show, and the crowd watching him is an odd mix of his peers and sports enthusiasts still trying to figure out why th...

Raiju Takes the Stage

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June 4, 2013

By Jessica Mendoza The lights dim down in the Depot. The current band, which just performed, left the stage and the workers are setting up the equipment on the stage as they prepare for the next band to take the stage. While the stage is being set, Vinnie Hecht, drummer and bartender at the SF State ...

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