Music

Jens Lekman Finds Strength and Beauty in Pain

It’s basically a requirement for singer-songwriters to write forlornly about anguish, heartbreak,…

 

Premiere: “Dreamcatcher” by Down 2 Earth, Featuring Iamsu!

Hip-hop is like ice cream. While you’ve got classic flavors like chocolate,…

 

Folk Singer Weyes Blood is a Modern-Day Nico

Weyes Blood is one of the weirdest additions to the music scene…

 

Premiere: “One Last Breath” by Garrett Pierce

In “One Last Breath,” the eighth track on Garrett Pierce’s recently released…

Live Review: A Tribute to The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill at YBCA

Oftentimes, the best parts of an UnderCover Presents tribute show are the…

50 Acts to See This Week

With the first week of Noise Pop in full-swing, there’s no shortage…

Songiversary: Train’s “Drops of Jupiter” Turns 16!

“I used to love the Tenderloin / Until I made some tender…

Songiversary: E-40’s “Function” Turns 5!

On Feb. 17, 2012, legendary Vallejo rapper E-40 unleashed the single “Function”…

Q&A: Getting Political and Personal With Hazel English

The current political climate is probably not the best crash course in…

8 Local Bands to Catch at Noise Pop

A festival in name only, Noise Pop is really just an excuse…