Daniel Bromfield

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Daniel Bromfield is a San Francisco native and arts journalist whose work has appeared in the Bay Guardian, San Francisco Magazine, Resident Advisor, and various music sites. He ran the SF Rebirth blog, documenting all-ages shows in the Bay Area, from 2010 to 2013. His work can be found at danielbromfield.com

Review: Anderson .Paak’s rap showmanship lights up Bill Graham

Ebullient Oxnard favorite dazzled with full-on display, special guest Earl Sweatshirt leaned on raw talent at sold-out concert.

Time is on Passion Pit’s side, as classic ‘Manners’ hits 10

Band leader Michael Angelakos speaks about the terrors and rewards of his acclaimed first album—and the golden age of indie pop.

Please Do Not Fight reunion collects a scattered scene

The Redwood City band is emblematic of a Bay Area moment when rock, emo, punk, and pop combined—and audiences sang along.

Outside Lands 2019: What’s good? Welp…

Legends Paul Simon and Mavis Staples alongside newcomers Tierra Whack and Kacey Musgraves in a fest more balanced than usual

The sun hasn’t set yet on Sonny Smith’s SF

The garage rock stalwart launches new label Rocks In Your Head and still believes deeply in the local scene.

The raver soul of Yoshi Flower

"I meditated today with diamonds on," says the Detroit up-and-comer, who aims for a pop sweet spot between Lil Pump and Deepak Chopra.

Review: A very full evening with Erykah Badu at the Warfield

The Neo-Soul goddess took her sweet time, but once she let her hair down there was no stopping her.

An alternate ‘Best Songs of 2018’ list

The Internet, Tierra Whack, Ashley Monroe, Prince, and an uncanny Ryuichi Sakamoto mashup make our critic's list.

“Buildings demolished on your cellphone”: Ratskin Records’ experimental resilience

Through Ghost Ship tragedy to 183-song release, Michael Dadonna's label delivers interesting music from diverse players.

Review: Gas looms through the trees at Recombinant Festival

Wolfgang Voigt's storied ambient project debuts in SF with ethereal Königsforst vibes and earthy visions of erlkings.