Music | Mar 11, 2013
An interview with Benoît Pioulard and a review of his newest release Hymnal, in advance of his upcoming show at The Hemlock. By Amanda Roscoe Mayo
The Bay Bridged | Mar 07, 2013
Listen to the latest Bay Bridged for a sampling of some great local and out-of-town bands performing this month in the Bay Area. Featuring La Luz, Iceage, Chelsea Light Moving, Wax Idols, Widowspeak, and more.
Festival Report | Mar 05, 2013
We made it through the whole festival! Six days, many late nights, and a few elbows to the face later, a final Noise Pop 2013 recap. By Sarah Hotchkiss & Amanda Roscoe Mayo
Festival Report | Mar 02, 2013
Reporting back on music and film from the middle of the Noise Pop festival, featuring Bear Mountain, Doe Eye, Damien Jurado, The SHE's, and The Thermals. Check back for the final installment of our KQED Arts festival coverage. By Sarah Hotchkiss & Amanda Roscoe Mayo
Festival Report | Feb 28, 2013
Reporting back on music and film from the first two days of the Noise Pop festival, featuring Body/Head, Horsebladder, Burmese, the documentary Turning, The Fresh & Onlys, R. Stevie Moore, and Plateaus! Check back for two more installments of our KQED Arts festival coverage. By Amanda Roscoe Mayo
Noise Pop | Feb 27, 2013
Listen to the new Noise Pop mix of their most anticipated records of 2013, featuring The Strokes, Missy Elliot, David Bowie, Youth Lagoon, Phoenix, and The Knife.
Music | Feb 24, 2013
Real estate upheaval, fluctuating audiences pose challenges -- even as new SFJAZZ Center draws big crowds. By Jonathan Curiel
Festival Report | Feb 22, 2013
Didn't get tickets to this year's Noise Pop? We've got you covered, with recaps from the pits, crowds, and balconies of venues across San Francisco. First up: our list of must-sees, including local favorites and emerging indie groups from around the world. By Sarah Hotchkiss & Amanda Roscoe Mayo
Music | Feb 19, 2013
Guy Fox bring their best dance party jams to the Rickshaw Stop. By Amanda Roscoe Mayo
Noise Pop | Feb 15, 2013
Listen to the Noise Pop new music mix for the month of February, featuring Tegan and Sarah, Thee Oh Sees, My Bloody Valentine, and Youth Lagoon.
This was one of the bluegrass band's final concert appearances featuring its current lineup, as singer Nora Jane Struthers and bassist P.J. George are set to leave Bearfoot behind.
After months of speculation, West's latest album reveals itself as a trim, 10-song, 40-minute effort that's heavy on electronic and industrial influences. It's also another piece of the puzzle to one of pop music's most compelling — and frustrating — figures.
Hear three songs from Pickwick's debut album — and the story behind the Seattle band's reinvention.
On this week's All Songs Considered, we hear a preview of some of the albums we're most excited about this summer. A rotating cast of NPR Music team folks join hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton to talk about new music from Kanye West, Neko Case, No Age and more.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
"The Bay Bridged" Music for June
Listen the The Bay Bridged mix of bands performing live in the Bay Area this month, including The Mantles, Cold Cave, The Spyrals, Blitzen Trapper, Monster Rally, and more. Enjoy the podcast and then go see some concerts!
Obamacare Explained: A Guide for Californians
Starting Jan 1, 2014, most Americans will be required to have health insurance or pay a fine. KQED has created a simple guide to explain how the health law affects you, your family or your small business, here in California.