Music Boy Scouts' Taylor Vick (Photo: Tonje Thilesen) Boy Scouts' Taylor Vick (Photo: Tonje Thilesen)

Boy Scouts Drops New Album, ‘Wayfinder’

Taylor Vick expertly channels Elliott Smith in gorgeous new LP, out Friday.

By Will Reisman
Take the Pleasure Back
Combo Chimbita: The Music Tells the Stories
The Eternal Sunshine of a Cluttered Mind

Local ‘Millennial Impressionist’ Tom Colcord finds peace and tranquility in his Maximalist meditations.

An Ode to Oakland

The town is the subject of a sparkling new history filled with lessons for our present.

The Great Resignation

A ‘perfect storm’ in the labor market is causing many workers to re-evaluate their priorities.

Why Are There So Many Recalls in California?

How a once-obscure political process went viral in the Golden State.

The Bay Bridged to Close in October

After 15 years of blogging, podcasting, and throwing shows, San Francisco’s longtime music nonprofit calls it quits.

Exit, Pursued by COVID-19

Bay Area theater was ready to come roaring back. Enter the Delta variant, stage left.