Live review: My Bloody Valentine @ the Fillmore Auditorium

Kevin Shields and Co. proved as ear-shattering as ever at the Fillmore on Friday. Photos by Julio Enriquez. There’s no question that My Bloody Valentine’s beautiful, if sometimes overwhelming, sonic landscape is an acquired taste, and it helps a lot to be a slave to the power of pure volume.

4/20 playlist: 23 not-so-obvious (and some obvious) weed songs

In one of the earliest mentions of marijuana, Greek historian Herodotus describes Scythians in 5 BC hot-boxing with vapor baths. Fast forward a few centuries, the 1920’s classic “Reefer Man” begins with the band director asking about a crazed upright bass player, “What do you mean he’s high?