All Ears

APART of the scene

APARTY at Hotel Utah showcases Asian rappers and rockers -- and skewers cultural stereotypes.

Bursting into color

Meklit's new album 'When the People Move, the Music Moves Too" blossoms with Ethio-jazz and big-name guests.

Sax, unleashed

Local saxophone sensation Howard Wiley of Extra Nappy dishes out hot licks before his appearance at SFJAZZ, Sat/22.

Synthesizing a legacy

Packed weekend of memorial concerts celebrates electronic instrument inventor and music pioneer Don Buchla.

Balkan bonanza

DJ Ċ½eljko's brass-driven Kafana Balkan party celebrates 10 years, Sat/4, with Inspector Gadje and Ismail Lumanovski.

Ding-dong aesthetics

From jury-rigged buzzers to symbols of the surveillance state, Marc Weidenbaum explores the surprising cultural history of SF's humble doorbells.

Champagne supernovas, spilling over

Playing one day only, doc 'Oasis: Supersonic' charts the '90s biggest British band's rise into infamy.

Rocky Horror Picture Fail

The Fox remake is just all wrong. No lips!

Gays Hate Techno loves techno

Influential, ironically named underground collective releases second compilation of queer dance music from around the world

Megablast for a minimal giant

SF Symphony hosts thrilling 80th birthday tribute to composer Steve Reich, Sept. 7-11