Mom and Dad are baby boomers. Though they're not just any kind of boomers. They are an underrepresented type, a minority voice within their generation. My parents never liked Bob Dylan and thought the White Album was too weird. So the 1960s that Mom and Dad passed down to me was different from the o ... More >>
Like clockwork, the waning of each year brings another slew of Christmas songs. Even Dylan has gotten in on the act. The vast majority of the seasonal crop is either nostalgic rehashings or sentimental cash-ins, but there are always a choice few that far outshine the rest. Below are eight season-app ... More >>
Palaces (Antenna Farm)
Alejandro Escovedo offers San Francisco keen narrative detail
Annie Clark is an indie star two decades in the making
Leave the Sad Things Behind
MirrorMask is a thing of beauty, a joy forever, etc.
Intelligent Design meets masturbation at the Lone Palm
Do the Bambi
Jude Law's Alfie puts a pretty face on what was an ugly story
The Ladybug Transistor
We love comedian/actress/songstress Sandra Bernhard -- for many reasons
How I discovered the real Nedelle behind her heartbreaking soul-pop creations
Aladdin lacks focus, but then, so do kids' lives
SF Weekly Music Awards 2002
What the world needs now is a wholly subjective, occasionally snarky awards ceremony
New Disorder Records; Mark Kozelek; Doublelife
Your choices of the top local bands
Music From the Motion Picture Magnolia
The Aluminum Group's Pedals
At the end of the Gershwin centennial, his trust benefits from new copyright laws. But are they protecting artists or merely bank statements?
How can Burt Bacharach make a comeback when he never went away?
The mutated sounds of the Oranj Mancinis
Moby's Everything gives techno a soul; PJ Harvey dissects spiritual longing