"Souls of Mischief brought me in initially to replace a sample that was going to cost them too much to clear!" So says San Francisco-born trumpeter Bill Ortiz with a laugh as he recalls his contribution to the Bay Area rap quartet's cherished debut album '93 'Til Infinity. Ortiz's playing can be hea ... More >>
Tanit SakakiniSantero The Bay Area's indigenous Latin musica scene is blazing right now, with urban-identified groups like Bayonics, Bangdata, and Brwn Bflo, and solo artists like Rico Pabon, Femi, and Deuce Eclipse carrying a torch lit years ago by Santana, Malo, and Pete Escovedo. There's s ... More >>
From Mahler to Morrissey, the Bay Area has it all this summer.
Ordinary people, remarkable art
What to do, all summer long
Balls Blue and Black, a small slice of European Motorsport decadence, and '70's-style hard rock with a beer gut