Many local labels are offering obscure reissues and innovative new releases on all conceivable formats. Label Sampler is an occasional column that profiles a different Bay Area independent label in each edition. Name: Father/Daughter Records Headquarters: Spare room, Inner Sunset, San Francisco O ... More >>
Say what you want about how crazy San Franciscans are, but it appears we do have some pull. The recent city boycott of Apple products seems to have worked. After a brief two-week hiatus, Apple announced today that it would go back to adding its products to EPEAT -- the green electronics registry.Alt ... More >>
Apple's Worldwide Developer's Conference kicked off today at the Moscone Center. Here's a brief rundown on some of the highlights from the first day that are sure to get your iHearts pumping. The next generation of Apple notebooks New versions of the MacBook Air (starting at $1,199), and the ... More >>
Turns out, not even this is considered unfortunateHave you ever noticed that you consistently experience positive interactions with Apple employees? Theoretically, you should be able to go to any of the 326 Apple stores and receive the same kind treatment. Here is the reason why: The Silicon Vall ... More >>
Rob Crow and Zach Smith played Saturday at the IndependentRob Crow and Zach Smith, the confirmed sci-fi geeks and indie-rock schizophrenics who mastermind Pinback, came to the Independent on Saturday night to present "The Rob and Zach Show," a pared-down version of their darkly enchanting pop rev ... More >>
Wallpaper.s Eric Frederic is an unstoppable viral music producer. But can the incessant songwriting, video blogging, and booty tweeting make him a star?
Internet radio stations like SomaFM have launched bands and influenced what mainstream DJs play. On July 15, they could be gone forever