The 2013 Coachella lineup has been announced and the Tumblrs expressing confusion as to its contents have already launched. But before you go scrambling for those pricey tickets, remember this: Lots of these artists end up playing in the Bay Area right around the same time, especially now that Coach ... More >>
Listen to this while high: Back on Time by Plug. Behind the buzz: These are treats from "long-lost" tracks that didn't make genre-spanning pop wizard Luke Vibert's (recording under his drum 'n bass monicker Pluf) celebrated 1996 cult item Drum 'N Bass for Papa and were instead left to ripen a dec ... More >>
Travis Stewart, aka Machinedrum Electronic dance music fans can be thankful that Travis Stewart, who performs as Machinedrum, spends the bulk of his time behind a computer screen. The obvious reasons lie in a voluminous output of material stretching back to his 2001 debut LP Now You Know on t ... More >>
RelentlessRelentless is a name I've seen around the local San Francisco electronic music scene for a long time, but I never took the time to get to know the duo's music or backstory. I've come to find out that the tale behind Ian Buzz's and Austin Heap's musical collaboration is as classic as the ... More >>
Viva La Oakey: Paul Oakenfold10. In the late '70s, at the age of 21, Paul Oakenfold snuck into Studio 54 and met Cher and Donald Trump. 9. While living in New York, he was influenced by house music pioneer Larry Levan at the Paradise Garage. 8. In the '80s, he served as A&R for the UK's Champion ... More >>
Feel-good filmmaker Randall Miller goes bad ... very bad.
Well, lots of things, actually
Two massive electronic music events, one small spotlight
Gold Chains and Sue Cie pull digital pranks; Germany's Morr Music dispatches its not-so-heavy hitters to SF
A frightening array of the scariest parties on S.F.'s biggest holiday
Paul Oakenfold is not a celebrity-DJ hack. Or if he is, maybe that's not so bad.
Jondi & Spesh, a substandard album, and the best weekly dance party in town
A man of few words, dance-music hero Sasha talks with his turntables
"Real People" is a breath of fresh air at the Oxygen Bar; Ghostface Killah proves he's Wu Tang's No. One.
Perfecto Presents ... Sandra Collins
Can Live 105 become a kool thing again?
Oakland DJ Moda plays proud papa to local audiences, deck jockeys -- and his career
Free Taiwan; A Critical Examination of Cracker Morons and the Fall of the Roman Empire; Critical Mess; Death to the Deserving; Playing the Victim; Arrogant My Ass; Car Talk; A Parallel Universe; Released; Big Shoes; Both Sides Now
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