Well, San Francisco, this time around you're in it for the long haul. From megaparties to videotheques, this weekend's festivities have something for just about everyone. For dance music fans, it's a rare time when choices and sacrifices will need to be made. But that's enough preamble, let's get in ... More >>
via FlickrAs MTV celebrates its 30th birthday, it seems poised for a calm middle-aged life in a nice neighborhood, where it can safely raise Jersey Shore and Teen Mom into even more reliable moneymakers. But it wasn't always that way: Before it gave up on music, MTV swept through American hou ... More >>
The second installment in the Blow Your Head compilation series, released today, underscores Diplo's status as the world's most persuasive musical archaeologist. Released on Mad Decent, the record label run by the DJ, producer, and former darling of M.I.A., it focuses on the newly-created sub-genre ... More >>
Prince AriesPrince Aries has been a presence in the Bay Area's hip-hop scene for more than a decade now, holding down VJ duties on the Distortion 2 Static show, throwing local rap parties, and now releasing a mixtape that combines exclusive tracks from the Bay's bright new stars like DaVinci ... More >>
Screaming Females play tonight at HemlockThere seems to be something cheap for everyone this lovely first weekend of June. Art openings, the ultimate underground foodie event, plenty of live music and D.J.s ready to vie for your attention -- and it's all for less than the cost of a quality six-pa ... More >>
Yo, Lyrics Born is so funky that he wears a Pamper. That's just one of the boasts he drops on his latest single, "Oh Baby," where the "funkiest man in new media today" mixes 2 Live Crew with more outrageous claims, all from our own Japanese cat from outer space.LB broadcasts his raps from his colorf ... More >>
We received word today that SOMA hang-out Annie's Social Club, will cease business after New Years. The news was issued via a weekly email newsletter (sent out to the Yahoo newsgroup [sf_indie])Subject: This Weekend at Annie's Social Club, plus some sad news...We hate to do this, but there is som ... More >>
Bruce Springsteen and Danzig battle for Garden State supremacy
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The DJ who works out of S.F. has crafted both exquisite beats and a carefully cultivated mystique. Find out from him why the lush trip hop is being replaced by a local hyphy sound.
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After 25 years, R&B crooner Lord Nasty is finally getting his message heard: Everything's better with a big, fat dick in your mouth
The Hemlock gets down and dirty
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If music be the brandy of the damned, then we're drunk off our asses
There are some pretty cool videos out there, but you won't see them on MTV
Kool Keith puts the freeze on his fans at Slim's
Too Much Joy's Tim Quirk rediscovers the spirit of music-making -- and a unique way to finance a record.
As commercial hip hop radio becomes tired, turf wars flicker out, and the underground diversifies, does the Bay Area have its own identity anymore?
Milpitas residents Carleen and Robert Thomas found a lucrative way to sell the hardest of hardcorepornography to smut fans all over the country: by computer bulletin board. Then their little Silicon Valley startup attracted the interest of a U.S. Postal S