Monday, April 19, 2021

Music

With live shows poised to return, musicians open up about opening up

An indie star, a label owner, a DJ, and an electronic musician share their candid responses to this moment

Que mujer, que cantante: Bay-Cuban singer Bobi CĂ©spedes celebrates 40 years onstage

Missed the 2020 release of the Yoruba priestess' 'Mujer y Cantante' album? Here's your chance to right that wrong.

Christina Chatfield’s ‘Sutro’: ambient, but not for the micro-dosing set

Local electronic ace takes a turn for deep pastel textures and droney sound-worlds, absent trendy dread.

Radical jazz legend meets electronic wizard. The results… are sleepy?

Pharoah Sanders and Floating Points occasionally spark magic, but album 'Promises' ducks exhilarating risk

With ‘Sounds of Haejin,’ Caroline Chung at last releases an album of her own

The veteran bassist collaborates with a bounty of Bay Area talent for lush, jazz-rooted collection of songs.

New Music: Support these great local artists this week

Our picks for Bandcamp Friday: Seven Davis Jr, Sour Widows, Double Identity, more recent releases

Good Things: Hiatus Kaiyote’s healing ‘Get Sun,’ more newly released gems

Great listening from Afrikan Sciences, Loraine James, more. Plus a tribute to the inventor of the cassette

Up jumped the devil: Lil Nas X’s thrillingly queer ‘Montero’

Who knew some good ol' religious imagery subversion and conservative pearl-clutching was just what we needed?

New Teena Marie remix comp celebrates a woman in total control of her art

'John Morales Presents Teena Marie—Love Songs and Funky Beats' polishes unstoppable Lady T jams.

New Music: Fake Fruit’s sharp debut gives broken dick chords and suffers no fools

Bay Area band's self-titled LP zooms through frontperson Hannah D’Amato's fire-breathing kiss-offs.