The Chicago artist delivers 'proto-rave ecstasy music' on new EP, looking to classic turntable techniques.

New Music: Bells Rang’s synth-rock makes a California Wave

The promising local band releases a new EP—in a San Francisco where venues and studios are disappearing fast.

Spend Valentine’s in an indie Village of Love

A benefit for Planned Parenthood brings together a packed bill of local bands at Rickshaw Stop.

Noise Pop’s latest round showcases newcomers

Among more familiar names like Washed Out and Lower Dens are fresh gems Victoria Canal, Angelica Garcia, more

Comedian Moshe Kasher’s ‘Crowd Surfing’ album mortifies, delights

Oakland's self-proclaimed 'Phil Donahue of the Internet Age' works the room like a hilarious punk-rock savant.

New Music: Werkha strikes dance floor gold with ‘The Rigour’

UK artist's five-track EP breaks into singular territory, with spaceship synths and a jazz-inflected approach.

Midge Ure, titan of New Wave, will take your questions now

The Ultravox and Visage founder puts on a legendary show. Now he's adding Q&As and song requests for deeper connection.

Micky Dolenz on Monkeemania, Sketchfest, and the band’s enduring appeal

Appearing with Michael Nesmith, the beloved Monkee talks about his favorite songs and their new album.

LA producer Elusive steps into a fidgety ‘Ambient Void’

The scene fixture's latest builds minaiture worlds from cascading synths, vinyl crackles, and flush atmospherics.

Review: Hanukkah with the Klezmatics? You bet your latkes.

At SFJAZZ, Woody Guthrie lyrics, Latin beats, and a laundromat-inspired rhythm added to the renowned group's eclecticism.

Live Shots: Indie legends Modest Mouse take Santa Rosa

After arenas and festivals, an intimate show at the Luther Burbank Center harked back to the band's modest roots.

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