Jay Raco

Live ReviewsLIVE REVIEW: Watch The Throne — Jay-Z and Kanye West @ HP Pavilion, San Jose 12/14/11
December 20. 2011 | By Jay Raco

LIVE REVIEW: Watch The Throne — Jay-Z and Kanye West @ HP Pavilion, San Jose 12/14/11

Watch The Throne was two-and-a-half hours of no fluff, no filler, and no opening act with the two biggest artists in the world. Simply, epic.

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Live ReviewsLIVE REVIEW: We Were Promised Jetpacks @ Bimbo’s 365, SF 11/11/11
November 16. 2011 | By Jay Raco

LIVE REVIEW: We Were Promised Jetpacks @ Bimbo’s 365, SF 11/11/11

These Scots cemented their reputation as a live powerhouse with their show at Bimbo’s in SF on a rainy Friday night.

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Album ReviewsALBUM REVIEW: “So Outta Reach, Smoke Ring for My Halo” (deluxe) by Kurt Vile
November 08. 2011 | By Jay Raco

ALBUM REVIEW: “So Outta Reach, Smoke Ring for My Halo” (deluxe) by Kurt Vile

Vile takes fire for selling out but stands by his artistic integrity throughout the deluxe album.

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Live ReviewsLIVE REVIEW: Fleet Foxes & The Walkmen @ The Greek Theater, Berkeley 9/10/11
September 15. 2011 | By Jay Raco

LIVE REVIEW: Fleet Foxes & The Walkmen @ The Greek Theater, Berkeley 9/10/11

On paper it seems like a strange pairing, but seeing Fleet Foxes and The Walkmen together live makes complete sense.

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Album ReviewsALBUM REVIEW: “Father, Son, Holy Ghost” by Girls
September 13. 2011 | By Jay Raco

ALBUM REVIEW: “Father, Son, Holy Ghost” by Girls

Girls’ second LP has people raving, and for good reason.

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Live ReviewsLIVE REVIEW: Rock The Bells @ Shoreline Amphitheater
September 01. 2011 | By Jay Raco

LIVE REVIEW: Rock The Bells @ Shoreline Amphitheater

The second stop of the behemoth hip-hop super show touched down this past weekend in the Bay Area with arguably the best hip-hop lineup ever constructed.

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Live ReviewsLIVE REVIEW: Best Coast @ California Academy of Sciences 8/11
August 12. 2011 | By Jay Raco

LIVE REVIEW: Best Coast @ California Academy of Sciences 8/11

Best Coast’s warm sunny punk-beach pop mixed with the cool blue lights shining on them was a striking juxtaposition and it felt like a metaphor for our San Francisco summer.

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Album Reviews“Watch the Throne” by Jay-Z & Kanye West
August 10. 2011 | By Jay Raco

“Watch the Throne” by Jay-Z & Kanye West

With our ongoing financial problems as a Nation, the luxury and excessiveness of Watch The Throne make for an ideal break and a perfect escape.

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