"I would always say that I would rather have a song like 'Little Miss Can’t Be Wrong' go to number two than have to sing 'Achy Breaky Heart' for the rest of my career."

A stellar Mutek.SF refreshed spirits weary of tech’s cynical slide

The fest's four days of gorgeous animations, rumbling techno, and puckish experiments injected the scene with new energy.

Who can ask for anything more? A review of Tony Bennett in San Jose

His songs touched a nerve in a town wracked by loss.

Win tickets to see disco legend Cerrone, Fri/26

We've got three pairs of tickets to see the drum-playing maestro behind eternal hits "Supernature" and "Love in C Minor" at Public Works.

Contemporary fado queen Mariza comes to SFJAZZ

The Portuguese-Mozambican singer has helped bring the mournful, elegant form born of slavery and longing into the modern era.

Outside Lands 2019: What’s good? Welp…

Legends Paul Simon and Mavis Staples alongside newcomers Tierra Whack and Kacey Musgraves in a fest more balanced than usual

The sun hasn’t set yet on Sonny Smith’s SF

The garage rock stalwart launches new label Rocks In Your Head and still believes deeply in the local scene.

Finding out why ‘All Your Favorite Music is (Probably) Black’

Composer Mark Montgomery French tells another side of American musical history with his multimedia presentation at MOAD.

Slain SF club kid Bubbles’ legacy lives on in ‘Bohemian Berlin Disco’

Notorious, beloved personality collaborated on newly released Thrillhammer track before being gunned down in 2017.

An alternate ‘Best Songs of 2018’ list

The Internet, Tierra Whack, Ashley Monroe, Prince, and an uncanny Ryuichi Sakamoto mashup make our critic's list.

Review: Gas looms through the trees at Recombinant Festival

Wolfgang Voigt's storied ambient project debuts in SF with ethereal Königsforst vibes and earthy visions of erlkings.

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