Hello Poppies and Bear Cubs! Here it is, your annual PopOff! Winter Ball. This time in a super-mega-extended set celebrating the new wave, post-punk, synth-pop singles, songs, and club hits of 1982. The first half is my set from the … Read the rest
If the 90s and 00s are hip again I say we bring back the KFOG mentality and ethos to mainstream radio. For those in the Bay Area you know. For those outside of the Bay Area you know because you … Read the rest
Hello Poppies please enjoy these Bonus Beats with special guest DJ Wendi and she delivers you a history lesson of dance crazes in dance music. It’s a whole lot more than just you “left foot in and your left foot … Read the rest
Hello Poppies and Bear Cubs it is time for my PopOff Howloween Spooktackular. This year I countdown my fifty favorite spooky themed songs.
PopOff! is an “anything goes” musical show hosted by me DJ Bear. Every episode is a unique … Read the rest
As I have been doing recently, I offer my little mini get to the point review first. Just for those of you who don’t like to read long stories that take scenic routes.
The Muna show was a blast. It … Read the rest
On this episode of PopOff! I celebrate the 30th anniversary of the very local and very iconic SF roaming dance party New Wave City and the DJs who make it all happen. It will be 30 songs by 30 acts … Read the rest
I am supposed to be preparing for my burning man trip but… LIVE LOCAL MUSIC! Never a bad night with live music, so for $25 on Wednesday I got 3 for 1 on stellar surf rock.
Is there any music … Read the rest
POPOFF! CONCERT REVIEW: a-ha & the Oxbow River Stage Napa July, 29th: Only Highs No Lows
For those of you who hate blogs with preamble about grandmothers or the history of hush puppies and wish the author would just get … Read the rest
Hello Poppies and Bear Cubs! Please enjoy the fired-up set of females from the alternative and punk scenes in honor of current affairs. Whenever the world gets frustrating or really angering I always turn to music. And I hope this … Read the rest
Hello poppies! On this episode I countdown the top 25 most iconic songs with some variation of “woman” in the title. You can make a small wager with your friends to try and guess what will be my number one.… Read the rest
It is my annual Pride Disco Ball for 2022. One great year a whole lot of great club hits. Plus a countdown of the top 10 club hits of the chosen year! So dress in your brightest colors and let’s … Read the rest
Hello Poppies and Bear Cubs please enjoy the fired-up set of country females in honor of current affairs. Whenever the world gets frustrating or really angering I always turn to music. And I hope this set is part of the … Read the rest
This is going to be a long trip, I have stuff to say so… buckle your seat belt.
A well meaning employee of the Concord Pavilion told me, “You can’t dance here.” Those who know me, know them’s fighting words. … Read the rest
On this episode of PopOff! I heed the “call” of the music and countdown the top 25 most iconic songs that mention calling it’s all it’s various iterations in the song title. Place your best with friends on what the … Read the rest
For those who missed it and those who want to relive it, here is set from the New Wave City, Italo-Disco night at the Cat Club in SF.
PopOff! is an “anything goes” musical show hosted by me DJ Bear. … Read the rest
Every finger in the room is pointing at me
I wanna spit in their faces, then I get afraid of what that could bring
Those two lines from the song, “Crucify” open the album Little Earthquakes by Tori Amos, which … Read the rest
This is not just a review of Björk’s Cornucopia but my overall concert experience at the Chase center.
“Performance artist”, is such an odd term because are not all musicians who get up on stage on some level performance artists … Read the rest
20 years on, I am reviewing an album that in 1992 sounded 20 years on. So yeah, the 1992 album The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion sounded VERY 1972 (i.e. Grand Funk Railroad, Steppenwolf, Kansas, Lynard Skynard…) At the time … Read the rest