Music | Dec 10, 2013
The California Report's Steve Hochman provides his list for the best California albums of 2013. By Steve Hochman
Music | Dec 09, 2013
The California Report's Andrew Gilbert picks his ten favorite California jazz CDs for 2013. By Andrew Gilbert
The Bay Bridged | Dec 04, 2013
Listen to The Bay Bridged mix of bands playing the Bay Area in December 2013, including: King Krule, Blood Sister, The Herms, Sun Araw, Holy Ghost!, and more.
Noise Pop | Nov 28, 2013
Listen to Noise Pop's mix of the songs that almost got away this year, including track by Tennis, Pissed Jeans, Dead Girlfriends, Juana Molina, Moonface and more.
Event | Nov 18, 2013
Moroccan-American instrumentalist performs Friday, November 22, at Ashkenaz in Berkeley. By Jonathan Curiel
The Bay Bridged | Nov 14, 2013
Listen to the Bay Bridged mix of local tunes for that beer drinking afternoon, including: Shannon and the Clams, Wax Idols, Sleepy Sun, Golden Void, The Spyrals, and more.
Music | Nov 13, 2013
Some words of appreciation for Bill Callahan, who released Dream River earlier this month and plays two sold out shows in San Francisco this week. By Amanda Roscoe Mayo
Music Review | Nov 11, 2013
The psych/space rock band is back with their fourth album, the first one made after half the band moved away from San Francisco. By Amanda Roscoe Mayo
Noise Pop | Nov 09, 2013
Listen to the Noise Pop mix of new tunes for November 2013, featuring: Gesaffelstein, Kurt Vile, Sky Ferreira, Mutual Benefit, Arcade Fire, and more.
Music Review | Nov 06, 2013
The San Francisco band's new five-song E.P. is full of mystery and intrigue. By Amanda Roscoe Mayo
Today the Mexican-American singer-songwriter reminisces about coming to Austin as a kid and what convinced him to move back.
The band Orthy illustrates the breadth of the Austin music scene. Their inspiration comes from a weekly dance party created to turn rock fans on to dance music and vice versa.
SXSW can be so overwhelming, so here are six recommendations for keeping keep cool at the Austin music festival — for first-timers, veterans and those following along at home.
The rapper, singer, beatboxer and multi-instrumentalist is a product of Southeast Washington, D.C., an area hit hard by crime and drugs in the 1980s.
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