Darondo, a once-forgotten hero of Bay Area soul who lived a colorful life and saw a renewed interest in his music in recent years, died yesterday, according to his label, Ubiquity Records. He was 67. Darondo's best-known song was "Didn't I," a moody, aching ballad that showed off the singer's sweet ... More >>
Photo: William Thoren PhotographyGeorge Clinton is a national treasure -- an artist who changed the sound of music and the way we danced. Simultaneously leading two legendary bands with completely different styles throughout the '70s, Parliament and Funkadelic, Clinton is the only one out ... More >>
See also: * The Top 20 Greatest San Francisco Musicians: Honorable Mentions * The Top 20 Greatest San Francisco Musicians, Nos. 20-16 * The Top 20 Greatest San Francisco Musicians, Nos. 15-11 * The Top 20 Greatest San Francisco Musicians, Nos. 10-6 Here it is: After a week-long countdown, we br ... More >>
See also: * The Top 20 Greatest San Francisco Musicians: Honorable Mentions Here they are -- the 20 greatest San Francisco musicians ever: 20. Cameron Paul Lists of pioneering American DJs often mention the usual suspects in New York and Chicago, but go back to the '70s and '80s and you'll find ... More >>
Listen to this while high: Mutaytor's Unconditional Love (The Westerfield Sessions). Behind the buzz: Though born in Nevada's Black Rock desert at Burning Man and world-HQ'd in an obscure Los Angeles warehouse, Mutaytor is San Franciscan almost by default. L.A.'s Burning Man scene is sexy ... More >>
We had our own little Coachella last week in SF, with shows by MGMT, Beach House, Faith No More, Charlotte Gainsbourg, the Dead Weather, Passion Pit, Spoon, and Atoms For Peace, among other Bay Area gigs. But photographer Christopher Victoria went to the actual Coachella down south and sent us the f ... More >>
www.joshuabrott.comBassnectarOne measure of musical success is being invited to one of the premiere music fests in the U.S. Among the most established and prestigious, of course, are Bonnaroo, Coachella, and All Tomorrow's Parties, the latter having the added cred of being curated by a different ... More >>
Honeycut sweetens soul-pop
Luv 'n' Haight's 50th release adds to local music lore
Behold - the forgotten history of the Beau Brummels, the true originators of the San Francisco sound of the '60s
What do you mean you didn't keep score while watching the Grammys? We did.
If it's kinda, sorta music-related, we'll review it. This Week: The Dick Cavett Show -- Rock Icons DVD.
Martin Luther wants to save your soul -- music, that is
A few of the pictures that document a few of the moments that made the SF Weekly Music Awards 2001 memorable. In one way or another.
Twenty-seven years ago, Shuggie Otis released one amazing record. Maybe now it'll get its due.
Call and Response updates the West Coast sound for the new millennium