.David Sason

Dec 9, 2013

PHOTOS: Not So Silent Night (Vampire Weekend, Arcade Fire, Kings of Leon and more)...

Photos by David Sason Kings of Leon Vampire Weekend Arctic Monkeys Queens of the Stone Age AFI Bastille Capital Cities Arcade Fire Phoenix Lorde Alt-J
May 10, 2013

Photos and Review: Viva Hitchcock! Robyn Hitchcock 60th Birthday Celebration, The Fillmore

Early on in the Robyn Hitchcock tribute show last Thursday at the Fillmore, a smiling Rhett Miller recalled when first saw the British songwriter,...
Oct 10, 2012

Photos and review: Madonna – HP Pavilion, San Jose – October 6, 2012

Saturday, at the first of two concerts at San Jose’s HP Pavilion, Madonna showed the near-capacity crowd exactly why she was the most enduring...
Sep 22, 2012

Interview: Naytronix’s Nate Brenner (also of tUnE-yArDs and Beep!)

Merrill Garbus may be indie rock’s luminary of the moment, but some credit for last year’s acclaimed whokill album is due to the tUnE-yArDs’...
Jul 9, 2012

Interview: Satchel of Steel Panther

Steel Panther are a lot more fun than Tenacious D, plain and simple. Instead of ironic fanboy shtick, you get four of the Sunset...
May 30, 2012

Interview: Rama Covarrubias of Freeradicals Projekt

Already much-buzzed about in their native Maui, the Freeradicals Projekt are (now) a septet who seamlessly blend funk, soul, reggae, and hip-hop into a...
May 7, 2012

Adam “MCA” Yauch, 1964-2012

I had the pleasure of meeting Adam “MCA” Yauch, along with Mike D and the King Ad-Rock, at a San Francisco press roundtable back...
Apr 28, 2012

Live Review: Matthew Sweet at the Mystic Theatre

Despite a low turnout the night after a packed show in San Francisco, Matthew Sweet gave an inspired, no-frills performance at the Mystic on...