An ebullient new mixtape highlights this freewheeling nerd's talent for combining styles and pushing things forward.

Techno legend Doc Martin drops in for 1015’s 30th anniversary

A staple from way back when it was Das Klub, the West Coast rave pioneer recalls the venue's dance music history.

Banjos, bandanas, & a Monkee—the scene at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass

Emmylou Harris, Michael Nesmith, Mandolin Orange, and a record-breaking crowd made for a memorable fest.

Live Shots: Stars and flash at Rolling Loud, day 2

Migos, Tyga, Playboi Carti, Shoreline Mafia, Saweetie, Rex Life Raj, and more on the second day of the huge hip-hop fest.

Live Shots: Style and surprises at Rolling Loud fest, day 1

G-Eazy, Future, Megan Thee Stallion, Kehlani, SOB x RHE, more delighted fans at Oakland Coliseum grounds.

Review: 20 years in, SF Electronic Music Fest doubles down on avant-garde

From eerie ritual to lush bassoon, the pioneering event brought out the enduring experimental side of the local scene.

From legendary roots, a great new Afrobeat record

Kelata & the Super Yamba Band's 'Mèdaho' rides psychedelic energy and masterly playing to the top of the reinvigorated genre.

The classic funk gem that inspires one of SF’s best parties

Daft Punk famously sampled it—but the great local Sweater Funk crew prefers the original, now rereleased.

Still obsessed with ’80s sensation Animotion

Singer Astrid Plane—she of the famous side-ponytail—talks the ups and downs of synthpop success, before the big Lost '80s Live show.

Taylor Swift shows political side on new album ‘Lover’

Her seventh release reflects a confidence with speaking out and expanding her sound, while amping up the musical hooks.

Dance all night on Saturday and raise funds for 48 Hills!

Join legendary DJs David Harness and Rolo for a classic house throwback party at the Stud to help keep local media independent.

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