Outside Lands is upon us, and if you're musically inclined, that means you've got a three-day slog ahead of you. We know you'll probably be busy in Golden Gate Park during the day, but that leaves a good chunk of time at night to explore some of the sounds emanating from the city's bumping club scen ... More >>
For the past three years, producer and DJ Dub Gabriel has traveled across three continents, perfecting and seeking inspiration for his Kickstarter-funded fourth album, Raggabass Resistance. Released last weekend on 4/20, the album employs the talents of friends like legendary MC Brother Culture, and ... More >>
With 25 years of experience in the worlds of dub and reggae music, Ryan Moore, aka Twilight Circus Dub Sound System, has taken his musical abilities worldwide, to places like hazy Triad-ridden buildings in Canada and makeshift studios in Jamaica. Working with notable reggae artists such as Sly Dunba ... More >>
Lee "Scratch" Perry creates the template for Jamaican transcendence
San Francisco celebrates the genre’s 10 years at the Elbo Room
The Walkmen struggle for release
"Bump" offers a reason to get down in downtown; the Blood & Fire Soundsystem makes its Bay Area debut.
Steffen Franz is quite the optimist. First he took the "slack" out of dancehall, now he's crusading to help heal the wounds of a country.
L.A.'s Eleni Mandell doesn't care if you like her sultry voice or not - but you will
Many in High Places Are Not Well
Dubbing it down; cemetary gates
In a decade-old scene, Bay Area house musicians are peering out from the underground, and finally committing their work to vinyl
The history of reggae, dub, soul, and "meggae," as told by Lee "Scratch" Perry