Are we suffocating from too much music? Two years ago, Broken Social Scene's Charles Spearin released The Happiness Project, an experimental album that brought together concepts associated with field recordings, sociology, jazz, and phonetics. If you think that sounds pretentious, you're righ ... More >>
If any rock performer can double as a character in a James Joyce novel, it's Ralph Carney. A multi-instrumentalist best known as reedman for Tom Waits and a host of others, the S.F.-based Carney plays the way he talks: expansive, eccentric, and endlessly discursive. As a member of Tin Huey, he wa ... More >>
The singer-songwriter hasn't died. He's just gone online.