Thursday, October 29, 2020

Music

Fall head over heels for Criibaby’s gender-inclusive ‘love songs for everyone’

During LGBT History Month, the local artist releases music for all letters of the rainbow.

R贸is铆n Murphy buffs her disco-house crown on gliding ‘R贸is铆n Machine’

The Irish diva showed us who she was through momentously silly quar performances. Her latest album affirms her mastery of the nocturnal club beat.

Good Things: Andrew Ashong and Kaidi Tatham bless the studio鈥攑lus more new releases to soothe

We rounded up the most relaxing beats in the known new music universe. SunPalace gets a 2020 remix pack, a new sad banger from Mac DeMarco and Benny Sings, more.

Local Listen: The rise of Xyla鈥攁nd even more new Bay sounds to defy October’s gloom

Sunset-based Xyla explores footwork, R&B, club, and orchestral music, while Eki Shola and Yehu Salah tap the head-nod chakra in their new track "Jubilee."

SF’s Field Medic talks Joni Mitchell, addiction, and latest album ‘Floral Prince’

Plus: Thoughts on keeping yourself company, and the vulnerability that came from cutting out the album's bangers.

Andy Shauf’s cutting-edge ‘Clove Cigarette’ video skitters with dreamlike scenarios

Cutting-edge technology helps celebrated Toronto signer-songwriter explore what is real and what is imagined.

A playlist celebrating Pharoah Sanders’ 80th trip around the sun

The legendary saxophonist and free jazz icon lstreams a birthday show Tue/13. Here's an intro to his astral output

Tracks: 5 quick hits of musical relief

Generous doses of Rhodes piano, gentle rock nodders, electronic intrigue, and a local underground supergroup tune us in.

Why the super deluxe re-release of Prince’s ‘Sign o’ the Times’ matters

The genius of The Revolution, the perfect career alchemy of a prolific legend rising from the ashes鈥攁 comprehensive look at why we hail 'SOTT.'

New Music: 5 artists to support directly on Bandcamp Day

Mothership's metal, Blues Lawyer's lo-fi punk, Marcus Shelby's jazz, techno from The Tourist, more great releases