Fall festival season gets packed full of options as Mutek, BottleRock also move dates.

New Music: Isaac Aesili’s ‘Hidden Truths’ brings elegant electronic grooves

The Maōri producer-DJ fuses multiple styles into a great backyard party record (solo with the Solo cups, please).

Silenced in place? SF’s resilient music scene faces its latest obstacle

COVID froze tours, shuttered venues, shelved releases, and canceled festivals. Local bands do their best to carry on.

Party Radar: Fault Radio helps DJs stream through quarantine

Now that online nightlife connection is essential, this fantastic Bay Area site's founders are here to help.

Arts workers struggling after performances are cancelled and venues closed

Tough times for musicians, DJs, performers, and artists as bars and events are shut down.

New Music: Rejoicer’s ‘Spiritual Sleaze’ brings attention to the Israeli beat scene

The Tel Aviv-based producer's latest is full of dreamy, hallucinatory vibes and textures from outer space.

Noise Pop snaps, crackles, and jangles with surprises and new favorites

Sarchasm, Habibi, Seablite, DJ QBert, Angelica Garcia, Helado Negro, Tré Burt, and many more filled a week with great music.

Is Marcos Mena the best guitarist in indie rock?

The Mountain View-born math rock virtuoso, better known as Standards, plays at Bottom of the Hill Fri/6.

The wonder-chops of Thundercat

The LA bass wiz blends smooth pop sounds with deep knowledge and wry humor. Catch him at Fox Theatre, Fri/6.

Last call at beloved live music mainstay Amnesia

SF loses one more independent venue—for now. This was the scene at the club's final happy hour.

Recombinant Festival’s audio-visual spectacle summons ‘Clouds of Confoundment’

Mesmerizing immersions, grand cybernetic theories, and dazzling 'subassemblies' await convergence attendees.

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