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Rock the Bells After Party

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

No hip-hop show would be complete without a super stylish after party. For the Rock the Bells festival after party revelers danced and mingled at the latest night spot Temple, where special guests Mos Def, Questlove, and the Coup made cameo appearances.

Let’s Go Sailing

courtesy of Yacht

Ah, where to begin. My Labor Day weekend was great, how was yours?

Give the Anarchist a Cigarette

courtesy of Killer films

Cate Blanchett Shines In Todd Haynes’ Surreal Bob Dylan Chorus Line

Greetings and salutations* film nerds and nerdettes ...

Hayley's Glitter and Sleaze Playlist

Mary Jane Girls
courtesy of the Mary Jane Girls

Due to copyright issues, some songs on this playlist may be reduced to 30-second samples. For the full-length tracks check out our 7x7 imeem page.

These Bells Were Made for Rocking Part II

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

Here's the fierce second installment from the hip-hop festival Rock the Bells featuring the Wu Tang Clan and Public Enemy.


These Bells Were Made for Rocking

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

On Saturday, August 18, Rock the Bells, the action-packed hip-hop extravaganza, came to SF. The tour, which took place at the McCovey's Parking lot, featured hip-hop icons like Public Enemy, the Wu Tang Clan, the Roots and Cypress Hill in addition to others like Rage Against the Machine, Pharoahe Monch and Mos Def. Here's the first installment of what went down at Rock the Bells.

Party Like A Rock Star

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

To kick off the Rock the Bells Tour, which features the biggest hip-hop stars from both the new and old school, Mezzanine hosted an off-the-hook pre-party on Friday, August 17. Guest performers included Pharoahe Monch and MC Supernatural and beats were provided by DJ Preservation and DJ Boogie Blind.

Don't Stop the Beat

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

Denmark-based pop duo Junior Senior played a lively set at Popscene on Thursday, August 16. UK-based power-pop group Switches opened the show.


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