Name: Dulc-i-Tone, although the label was founded as Yakamashi. Founded: 1998 Owner: Matt Roberts Headquarters: Mission District, San Francisco Label one-sheet: Dulc-i-tone is the current name of Matt Roberts' 14-year-old record label endeavor, which he has dutifully operated throughout many pha ... More >>
From SF Weekly's latest print music section: Billy SpragueCassette-only labels are back: With vintage tape duplicators whirring beneath a dizzying backdrop of art supplies, busted keyboards, and shelves of tapes, Billy Sprague describes his long-term relationship with cassettes and the outl ... More >>
Ninja Tune founders Jonathan More and Matt BlackNowadays, long-term success in the record business has become so elusive and so revered that when that rare piece of good news does arrive, you better celebrate the hell out of it. Ninja Tune gets this. The international electronica-leaning indie l ... More >>
Pantha du Prince's Black Noise is one of the most perplexing and gorgeous electronic albums released this year. Back in February, the German producer, born Hendrick Weber, unleashed his third full-length as Pantha on Rough Trade, captivating his audience with a distinct style that pairs ... More >>
Anyone who has guests Noah Lennox of Animal Collective and Tyler Pope of !!! and LCD Soundsystem on an album is worth a listen. But even without the indie extras, Pantha Du Prince weaves a beautifully complicated web for the ears. Hendrik Weber, a Paris- and Berlin-based DJ and producer who ... More >>
The Libertines Time for Heroes: The Best of the Libertines (Rough Trade) Pete Doherty can skim a police blotter and place tiny red check marks next to all possible offenses. What crime hasn't our gack-obsessed, Coleridge-invoking roue committed? Time for Heroes: The Best of the Libertines is a crim ... More >>
Well, lots of things, actually
For a few years, Emiliana Torrini wasn't sure she'd ever make music again. Then the phone started ringing.
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The clues to Belle & Sebastian's treasure hunt
The Living Legends
The Voice of America
Red Mecca (Mute)
Hard Again (Truckstop)
The difference between "naff" and "wack"
LiLiPUT (Kill Rock Stars)
Somewhere between twisted electronica and cacophonic noise lies the challenging work of J Lesser
The Knit Separates have audiences asking: What was that?
Gimme Indie Rock
Dank, dark, and sad with Chicago's weird country band
Unearthing the Southern Gothic feel of Tarnation