The Bay Bridged | Dec 16, 2013
Listen to The Bay Bridged mix of the year's best Bay Area music featuring Dan Casey, Cool Ghouls, Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, Thee Oh Sees, Warm Soda and more.
Noise Pop | Dec 11, 2013
Listen to Noise Pop's mix of the year's best songs, featuring: Volcano Choir, Lorde, Deafheaven, Savages, James Blake, Rhye and more.
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
Aimee Mann and Ted Leo began performing together in 2012, when Leo was Mann's opening act. Mann began joining Leo onstage during his set. Their debut album is "The Both."
The Secret Sisters' new album, Put Your Needle Down, displays their sophisticated, timeless sound and the country-twang influences of their hometown, Muscle Shoals, Ala.
A reader asks, "Will there be a place for cassette tapes in the future? What should I do with cassette tapes — especially those beloved mixtapes — that don't have a place to live anymore?"
The cousins have formed Black Jungle Squad, a collective of relatives and close friends. "Taking it back to the days when there was a lot more crews in hip-hop," says Jeremiah. "Like Native Tongues."
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