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 >>
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 >>
Fathers hide your intellectual property: The Bay Area's original culture jammers are back
Juliette Lewis and Minnie Driver have started bands. Come on, you know you're curious.
Tony Espinoza poured his dot-com millions into the fanciest music studio in town. With balls like that, who needs street cred?
He's been here for years, but few expected singer/songwriter Mark Kozelek to deliver such a rousing new album
Rocker-T wants to unite roots reggae's spirituality with dancehall's hedonistic swagger
Thirty years ago Linton Kwesi Johnson helped start the dub poetry movement, which is still inspiring artists today
Local label Six Degrees weathers the storm of success
On what may or may not be its farewell tour, Negativland makes the most of an age of uncertainty
Mark Kozelek, Genghis Blues, Raisha Simmons lives
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.
The sample-minded artists of Detritus.net celebrate the fine art of cultural reappropriation
Temporarily in Los Angeles working on a movie, Red House Painters' Mark Kozelek still doesn't know when his next record's coming out