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4/17/2012

These days, it's nigh impossible to swing a dead cat in San Francisco without hitting a '60s-style garage-rock band. All you need is a couple of guitar amps... More»

4/17/2012

MSTRKRFT You’ve got to love bands that try to conceal its name (pronounced "Mastercraft") by removing the vowels.... More»

4/16/2012

Coachella is running two weekends this year and because all the bands had to agree to not perform at nearby venues, they’ve all trekked up to the Bay... More»

4/2/2012

Oakland’s Gift of Gab is an uncommonly spiritual rapper in a musical milieu that has more rap about gats than God. And yet, over the course of 18... More»

4/2/2012

Perhaps, though, with a new onslaught of girly swagger flowing from the likes of Kreayshawn, Thee Satisfaction, and Azaelia Banks (just to name a few), the... More»

3/30/2012

An MC waves his hands in Indio Valley, and it rains concerts in the Bay Area. That’s because performers at the West Coast’s premier music... More»

3/12/2012

Few kids playing the Legend of Zelda on their Famicom in 1986 could have imagined it, but the beeps and bops of Koji Kondo’s original 8-bit... More»

2/29/2012

The Oxford English Dictionary defines eschatology as the department of theological science concerned with the so-called final events of... More»

2/17/2012

World-renowned Portuguese vocalist Ana Moura will perform at Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall tomorrow night. Moura’s music, called fado, is deep and... More»

2/17/2012

Vinyl Dreams Party Saturday, February 25 10 p.m.... More»

2/14/2012

Over the past 25 years, “noise pop” has evolved beyond the original idea of guitar-heavy, melody-based music. Even so, it’s nice to see... More»

2/1/2012

The locally produced film Olive is garnering a lot of attention, and not only because it was... More»