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Riptide Fire Loss Goes Beyond Brick and Mortar

Riptide Fire Loss Goes Beyond Brick and Mortar

Jose Segue August 21, 2015 0

The fire at the Riptide burned more than the bar or the irreplaceable memorabilia that livened its interior.  It burned a home away from home for many, particularly outer Sunset neighborhood residents who came to know it

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SF Weekly’s Blatant Trolling for Advertisers

SF Weekly’s Blatant Trolling for Advertisers

Jose Segue August 14, 2015 0

The SF Weekly continued to tumble last month when, in response to the publication of a minor wisecrack, the Graton Casino in Sonoma County cancelled $68,496 worth of advertising.   A different publication, San Francisco Magazine, reported that Glenn Zuehls, publisher of both

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EPs Make Sense for Local Bands

EPs Make Sense for Local Bands

Jose Segue July 21, 2015 0

Local bands struggle to produce a CD when an EP will do just as well.  To understand this, it’s helpful to remember that bands like the Ramones and the Misfits sold more t-shirts than

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Club Updates: Viracocha, Cafe du Nord, Cha Cha Cha, Valley Tavern, Bird & Beckett, & Ivy Room

Club Updates: Viracocha, Cafe du Nord, Cha Cha Cha, Valley Tavern, Bird & Beckett, & Ivy Room

Jose Segue July 7, 2015 0

Live music venues continue to open while existing performance spaces get permits.  Here are some highlights from the last six months. Viracocha, (pictured above), which had been doing underground music and performance pieces in its warm, welcoming

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