Music Review | Feb 09, 2013
Ghosts I've Met, a Seattle-based band with Oakland ties, premieres their video for "Metal Strings" featuring Sharon Van Etten on KQED Arts. By Amanda Roscoe Mayo
The Bay Bridged | Feb 05, 2013
Listen to The Bay Bridged sampling of great local and out-of-town bands performing in the Bay Area this month, including Foxygen, Shugo Tokumaru, Two Gallants, and The Ruby Suns.
Music Review | Feb 02, 2013
Two Gallants end their U.S. tour at home in San Francisco, promoting their most intense record on the heels of a five-year hiatus. By Amanda Roscoe Mayo
Noise Pop | Jan 31, 2013
Listen to tracks from much-anticipated artists of the 21st annual Noise Pop festival, including Toro y Moi, YACHT, Rogue Wave, Damian Jurado, and The Thermals.
Music Review | Jan 25, 2013
Local Natives give KQED a peek into their favorite Bay Area spots and a listen to their brand new record, Hummingbird, out January 29. By Amanda Roscoe Mayo
Event | Jan 23, 2013
Check out KQED's coverage of tonight's SFJAZZ center opening -- and tune in to NPR's Live Stream of the festivities tonight from 8-11pm. By Cy Musiker
Music Review | Jan 19, 2013
A look at new music from Yo La Tengo, Tegan and Sara, and Local Natives. By Amanda Roscoe Mayo
The Bay Bridged | Jan 17, 2013
Listen to The Bay Bridged mix of Sacto bands, including: Fine Steps, English Singles, DOOMbird, Sister Crayon, Sea of Bees, and more.
Noise Pop | Jan 15, 2013
Listen to the Noise Pop new music mix for January 2013, featuring music by Sky Ferreira, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Frank Ocean, IceAge and more.
Music | Jan 14, 2013
Brand new music halls at Stanford, Sonoma State and in San Francisco promise to make the Bay Area an even more powerful draw for artists. By Cy Musiker
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.
The 23-year-old jazz phenom's debut album showcases her takes on vintage jazz and blues numbers by Bessie Smith, Fats Waller and others. You can trace some of her effects back to jazz greats like Sarah Vaughan, Betty Carter and Abbey Lincoln.
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.