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    April 18, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    R.I.P. Etta James, Blues Queen with San Francisco Roots

    By JESSICA HILO Etta James, the incomparable force behind such hits as "At Last" and "Tell Mama," winner of six Grammys and seventeen Blues Music Awards, died Friday morning in Riverside, Calif. after a lengthy battle with leukemia and dementia. She was 73. James was an integral member of a cult ... More >>

  • Music

    June 17, 2009
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    December 22, 2008

    Top Ten Dance Collections of 2008, Both Mixed and Unmixed

    By Randall RobertsAny knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive hous ... More >>

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    November 28, 2007
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    August 17, 2007
  • Music

    May 25, 2005

    Accentuate the Negativ

    Fathers hide your intellectual property: The Bay Area's original culture jammers are back

  • Music

    November 3, 2004

    Method Rocking

    Juliette Lewis and Minnie Driver have started bands. Come on, you know you're curious.

  • News

    June 9, 2004

    Sound Works?

    Tony Espinoza poured his dot-com millions into the fanciest music studio in town. With balls like that, who needs street cred?

  • Music

    January 21, 2004

    Don't Call It a Comeback

    He's been here for years, but few expected singer/songwriter Mark Kozelek to deliver such a rousing new album

  • Music

    April 2, 2003

    Roots Radical

    Rocker-T wants to unite roots reggae's spirituality with dancehall's hedonistic swagger

  • Music

    September 4, 2002

    Stir It Up

    Thirty years ago Linton Kwesi Johnson helped start the dub poetry movement, which is still inspiring artists today

  • Music

    May 2, 2001

    A Matter of Degrees

    Local label Six Degrees weathers the storm of success

  • Music

    May 3, 2000

    Dead Set on Deconstruction

    On what may or may not be its farewell tour, Negativland makes the most of an age of uncertainty

  • Music

    March 8, 2000

    Riff Raff

    Mark Kozelek, Genghis Blues, Raisha Simmons lives

  • Music

    March 1, 2000

    Freeks and Geeks

    Thanks to their cool world-music electronica and some major help from the Internet, the Supreme Beings of Leisure may become the first rock stars born on the Web.

  • Music

    December 1, 1999

    Thievery Corporation

    The sample-minded artists of celebrate the fine art of cultural reappropriation

  • Music

    May 26, 1999

    Old, Old, Old Ramon

    Temporarily in Los Angeles working on a movie, Red House Painters' Mark Kozelek still doesn't know when his next record's coming out

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    September 2, 1998
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    August 5, 1998
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    November 6, 1996
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    April 24, 1996
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