Even San Francisco natives like me are sometimes alarmed by the pressure applied to denizens of this city to publicly acknowledge that we live in the best place on earth. That being said, we certainly do have access to the best of things here: The best intoxicants, stimulants, and ingredients; th ... More >>
James Blake at Stubb's in Austin.British electronic artist James Blake played one of the most anticipated sets of the first day of South By Southwest yesterday. But two songs into his evening show at Stubb's, many were still struggling to describe his mesh of slow, thunderous bass hits and melanc ... More >>
Christopher VictorioNo, he's not gonna be there this year Disappointed Outside Lands fan, we share your woe: The lineup this year -- at least concerning headliners -- just doesn't woo us like it has in years past. Not to slam the bands at the top of the bill. My Morning Jacket, Furthur, Al Green ... More >>
By Tamara Palmer Rap star Nelly has some very public love affairs. He loves to make and sell millions of records, he loves him some Apple Bottoms and he definitely loves to represent his hometown of St. Louis. But he’s also quite the fan of our Bay Area rap scene, a movement he insists is worth s ... More >>
Black Fiction's trippy tunes take listeners to unusual places
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
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If music be the brandy of the damned, then we're drunk off our asses
The all-girl punk band Las Ultrsónicas is so unhinged it's banned in Mexico City
The clues to Belle & Sebastian's treasure hunt
Oxbow drags experimental rock into the heart of darkness
Insomniac authors, poignant performance artists, and Viennese lounge lizards.
Fuck takes the high road -- to the end of the line
Twenty-seven years ago, Shuggie Otis released one amazing record. Maybe now it'll get its due.
For 10 years, Mike Levy led the local band the Sneetches. It took half that time to put out his first solo album.
Camden Joy turned Cracker's David Lowery into fiction. Too bad he's real -- and really angry.
Paul Pena,who's played with everyone from Jerry Garcia to B.B. King, is coming out of the musical shadows, thanks to the award-winning documentary Genghis Blues. He's also blind, and sick, and entirely tired of living.