Local genre-tweakers Mushroom meld with jazz giant Eddie Gale
MassLine Media takes Seattle's hip-hop hopes on the road
The high and lowlights of 2006 performances
Well, lots of things, actually
Hard Truth Soldiers Vol. 1
Oakland's Coup takes political rap to the next level
Ten 15 hosts "Elementary" my dear hip-hoppers; "Full of Flava: Tropical Edition" is ground zero for reggaeton in S.F.
DJ "I rule the school"
Ursula 1000 touches down at "Joypad"; MC Kool Keith brings his 1,000 personalities to the Independent
On Anú, DJ Polywog, and finding new year luck where you least expect it
The Dresden Dolls bring their Brechtian cabaret to the Great American Music Hall
Quirky lo-fi pop is On the Speakers; the Roots, the Coup, and more show up for the We the Planet Festival
"Turntables on the Hudson" brings a New York feel to 111 Minna; "The Big Payback" does just that with its stellar DJ line-up
A hip hop happening in honor of the late, lamented Jam Master Jay
Americana DJ/Selector/Turntablist Electronic/Electro Hard Rock/
Metal Hip Hop/Rap Jazz Latin/
International Lifestyle Music New Genre/Beyond Pop Punk Rock/Indie Rock Soul/Funk/ R&B
If music be the brandy of the damned, then we're drunk off our asses
Stop Bush! Stop the Republicans! Slackers unite: It's time, once again, to "Rock the Vote."
Big huge music/activism fest
Kimo's and the Dead Kennedys return
If you missed this year's SF Weekly Music Awards ... well, what can we say? You screwed up big time, bucko.
A galaxy-spanning journey through space and sound!
The Cali Comm tour brings the region's best hip hop talent under one roof
Holiday Event Lisitngs
The Baguette Quartette keeps French accordion music alive -- with a little help from Gypsies, tramps, and thieves
After September 11, some new songs just don't sound the same
Street closing; not enough coffee, man
A milder Coup; an Xstatic Web site
The Justice League built its reputation by booking local hip hop acts -- now, in the face of an increasingly white-bread city, can the club survive?
Goodbye to All That; Punk, Love, and Understanding; He Shall Be Released
As commercial hip hop radio becomes tired, turf wars flicker out, and the underground diversifies, does the Bay Area have its own identity anymore?
The Coup just may be the greatest, angriest, most militant hip hop act around. So what's up with the Puff Daddy tour?
From the Western Addition to the East Bay, police and wary club owners have all but banished hip hop. Have the cops overreacted? Are the clubs at fault? Or have a few well-armed fans hijacked the positive vibe of the hip-hop nation?