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Bandcamp Day picks: Support these great California artists directly

This Friday, the music sales site waives its fees again to benefit artists—and later this month it supports NAACP Legal Defense Fund

New Music: DJ Josey Rebelle tells a rarely celebrated story

On new mix "Josey in Space" the UK legend knits together contemporary Black dance music on both sides of the Atlantic.

Out of the crate: 6 vinyl re-issues that are pretty damn dope

Fanny, Kleeer, Electric Prunes, and more get another spin, along with a timely compilation of '80s Japanese City Pop

Techno-arts fest Mutek.SF recreates a trippy rave blueprint online

With "NEXUS Experience," the two-day electronic celebration presents multiple "rooms" full of innovative sounds and visuals.

Streaming for Shorter: Epic all-star benefit for jazz great comes online

Herbie Hancock, Branford Marsalis, Kamasi Washington pay tribute from SFJAZZ. Plus: Noise Pop shows help local venues.

New Music: From Roy Ayers, vibes sovereign, a lost 1977 jam

"Reaching the Highest Pleasure" shows the vibraphone master floating from improvisational jazz to the dance floor.

Aquarium vibes on Folsom: Inkletterman, others beautify shuttered storefronts

Todd Kurnat is one of the artists turning emptied out SF streets into colorful galleries.

New Music: Fred P invites you to ‘Enter the DanceFloor’

The New York producer creates a deep and welcoming world—Little Richard samples and all.

New Music: 5 transporting mixes to get you through

Ash Lauryn, DJ anu, Professor Brian Oblivion, and more spin us into another world.

Noise Pop to Vinyl Dreams: 6 local can’t-miss music streams

Metallica Mondays, SFJAZZ Fridays at Five, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, and more diverse sounds bring the concert home.