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  • Gomez Spreads Cheer

    published November 22, 2006

    Through stage shows with names like Marga Gomez's Intimate Details and Single Wet Female, it would be fair to say that Gomez --... More >>

  • King Britt storms the turntables

    published December 27, 2006

    Blackalicious gets plenty of props for its lyrical positivity, musical invention, and studio prowess (2005's aptly named The Craft... More >>

  • Misc. Reviews

    published December 27, 2006

    In It's No Secret: From Nas to Jay-Z, From Seduction to Scandal — A Hip-Hop Helen of Troy Tells All, Carmen Bryan does more than wield... More >>

  • Doc Martin: back to his old stomping ground

    published December 20, 2006

    DJ Omar 's diverse and dotted sets, although always linear, stem from his background in multiple music genres. Influenced by punk, goth,... More >>

  • I Left My Heart Right Here

    published December 20, 2006

    Bay Area pride runs high in the music scene — even among artists who don't share our ZIP codes. A ridiculously unscientific survey of MySpace... More >>

  • The heavy hitters of hip hop jingle your bells

    published December 13, 2006

    No prejudice seems more socially acceptable than the bile aimed at the overweight. From TV (such as Friends' pockmark that is Fat Monica)... More >>

  • Charting Hits

    published December 13, 2006

    Flavor Flav and Chuck D of Public Enemy are the original Ying Yang Twins, the spoonful of sugar and the medicine that goes down in one... More >>

  • Mixtape Shmixtape

    published December 6, 2006

    This was a fine year for local mixtapes, and nothing less is expected for 2007. As people continue to clue in to the many ways the format can be... More >>

  • Unagi emerges from the local hip hop underground

    published November 22, 2006

    "If skills sold, truth be told/ I'd probably be, lyrically, Talib Kweli ," rhymed Jay-Z on his Black Album. It was somewhat of a... More >>

  • Diddy

    published November 22, 2006

    Sean "Diddy" Combs has a proven aptitude for entrepreneurship, a talent that has overshadowed his career as a music artist and record-label head... More >>

  • Local Area Network

    published November 22, 2006

    True, MySpace may be a cesspool of Internet predators and bands that never should've grabbed a guitar pick or a drumstick without severe... More >>

  • Radio Waves

    published November 22, 2006

    Rush Limbaugh feels liberated by the Democratic takeover of Congress. "I no longer am going to have to carry the water for people who I don't... More >>

  • The King of Pop vs. The Price of Baby Mustaches

    published November 15, 2006

    The '90s were some glorious years of heady, experimental beatmaking, with the likes of DJs Shadow, Krush, Cam, and the Russian-born Vadim ruling... More >>

  • Trash queens reign at Cinch

    published October 25, 2006

    Ruby Skye's owners are plunking down $20K to turn the San Francisco club into something from The Wizard of Oz for the night, so Dorothy... More >>

  • Beautiful world: Devo and Bow Wow Wow

    published October 25, 2006

    Devo and Bow Wow Wow didn't share many stages in the '80s, but the two iconic bands have more recently become complementary... More >>

  • Mixtape Shmixtape

    published October 25, 2006

    Those in no hurry to abandon CDs are advised to check out one of the many collections from a current favorite, Richmond's DJ Juice ( More >>

  • Sister Act

    published October 25, 2006

    ESG (Emerald, Sapphire, and Gold) was formed in the South Bronx in 1978 by teenage sisters Renee, Valerie, Deborah, and Marie Scroggins. Their... More >>

  • Cut Chemist puts a new spin on the art of the sonic collage

    published October 18, 2006

    Taking a hands-off approach to releasing rock-solid indie artists, Stones Throw Records got down to the forward-minded business of never fakin'... More >>

  • Talkin' Dirty

    published October 18, 2006

    Emily Morse says she's trying to save the world, one orgasm at a time. What she began as a homespun online podcast called Sex With Emily... More >>

  • Method Man gets a bit too methodical

    published October 11, 2006

    San Francisco would be far less funky without True Skool 's hip-hop parties. From the value-priced recurring club "The Big Payback" to... More >>

  • Sweet Spot

    published October 11, 2006

    San Francisco is Mecca for the ice cream fanatic with a flair for adventure, from the avocado flavor at Mitchell's in the Mission to the... More >>

  • Gettin' a leg up on dubstep with Hatcha and Youngsta

    published October 4, 2006

    Nurtured on Detroit's own proprietary blend of techno and soul, ADULT.(comprising married couple Adam Lee Miller and Nicola Kuperus) takes... More >>

  • Automatic Weapon

    published September 20, 2006

    Bay Area studio wizard Dan Nakamura (aka Dan The Automator) is best known for his whimsical work with two of hip hop's underrated geniuses: Prince... More >>

  • Mixtape Shmixtape

    published September 20, 2006

    Quality Bay Area mixtapes show no sign of slacking, even as seasons change and the mainstream music industry prepares to dump its holiday junk on... More >>

  • Good old Unkle James

    published September 20, 2006

    For more than two decades, DFA labelmates James Murphy and the Juan Maclean have been road warriors, war buddies, and "grumpy old... More >>

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