If your idea of a great music experience has morphed from brown-bagging booze and stage diving in a purple velvet skin revealing outfit to something more comfy -- say, a seated meal of local duck tacos with decent (on tap) wine and music acts with sound from Meyer Sound -- then the opening of City W ... More >>
Many local labels are offering obscure reissues and innovative new releases on all conceivable formats. Label Sampler will profile a different Bay Area record company every other week. Name: 4 Men With Beards Owner: Filippo Salvadori Founded: 2001 Headquarters: San Rafael Creation story: 4 Men ... More >>
Vetiver hits folk gold on Tight Knit.
The Harmonica Honcho
Dirty Dozen Brass Band gives sonic insight into New Orleans' stormy history
One of the funkiest bands ever searches for closure, two decades after its last show