Robin BharajRockabillybass. With a penchant for odd combinations like heavy basslines and harmonica drops, Luca Venezia, aka Drop the Lime, has created a style of music that's best described as rockabilly dance. Founder of the Trouble and Bass label, home to artists such as Star Eyes and AC Slate ... More >>
Seth Ford Young has a moody take on Satie's "Gnossienne #1"Pause the MGMT, get over your Fleet Foxes obsession, give up on Lady Gaga, and shove this in your ears instead: A new Spring 2011 Sampler from the Mission's own Porto Franco Records, featuring a bunch of talented local artists making the ... More >>
love is chemicals presents the Secret Satan covers show at the Hemlock tonight Off-kilter indie-pop quartet Love is Chemicals is a group of expert multi-taskers. Between organizing tonight's Secret Satan show at the Hemlock and arranging more sharp-edged guitar pop for their upcoming album, ... More >>
Grand LakeIt's For Free GraceSean Smith & the Present MomentJames & EvanderCafe Du Nord9 p.m., $10Caleb Nichols is often asked why he left Port O'Brien two years ago, right around the time the neo-folk outfit was getting quite a bit of attention. His answer is simple: He was tired and needed ... More >>
BrokeNCYDE: All your fears about the younger generation, realized.It's a terrible, terrible, terrible, terrible, terrible question. And a necessary one. Why necessary? Hell, we need some way to talk about the stuff. And it's terrible, obviously, because there's no successful way to answer it ... More >>
Solo Piano (Sunnyside)
The sfSound Group's creative-music exploration; vocalist Junior Reid's venerable reggae sounds
Get your multi-culturalism on with "3 Drops of Blood"; Sagan re-mixes history at this week's "Jiffy Scuttler."
You don't have to be French to celebrate Bastille Day in San Francisco
Have you heard? The Bay Area music scene is dead. Somebody killed it.
Short and fast and complicated and not cuddlecore