Music

The Virtues of Being a Fangirl

Sylvie Tongco was an angsty preteen living in Manila when she discovered…

Nothin’ But a Number

“I’m so sorry,” Anastasia Sanchez of the garage-rock trio Pinky Pinky says…

Don’t Miss These 4 Shows

The Black Lips Rock When the Black Lips formed in the late…

8 Local Albums That Came Out in May

Of Time, Pt. 1 New Spell San Francisco dark indie-pop duo New…

Premiere: “Tsunami” by Crashing Hotels

Ah, farty synths. How I love thee. If you, too, have an…

Naked Underneath a Liquid Sky

I went to Lightning in a Bottle half-expecting a rehash of Coachella,…

33 Acts to See This Week

This week, a rather broad array of bands and artists are headed…

NoMBe: A Freak Like Me

Making his debut at this year’s Lightning in a Bottle Music Festival,…

Premiere: “Abracadabrakafrika” by Zakiya Harris

In Bay Area artist Zakiya Harris’ new musical project Sh8peshifter, the quick-spitting,…

Durand Jones Puts Midwestern Soul on the Map

The gritty, horn-forward soul music of Durand Jones and the Indications comes…