Stories about All Ears

‘American Factory’ a tale of two blue collars: US and Chinese

Obamas' project for Netflix yields an eye-opening doc that shows how one innovative solution to a factory closing went awry.

A tale of 10,000 Maniacs

The folk-rock favorites return, with more jamming and their signature dreamy (and wide-ranging) sound.

The B-52s at 40, still dancing that mess around

Singer Fred Schneider on duct tape, disco shoplifting, phallic MTV hot dogs, and the beloved band's latest tour.

All hail the ‘Timeless’ return of Imperial Teen

Beloved SF band's members now lead lives in different cities, but they're back together with relevant queer spirit and catchy tunes.

Revolution music: What’s soundtracking protests around the globe?

Sudanese rap, Puerto Rican reggaeton, K-Pop in Hong Kong, and even 'Les Miz'—here's what's echoing in the streets.

At 83, piano legend Larry Vuckovich recounts a ‘Fascinating Jazz Life’

Raw garlic, organic greens, and a history playing with the greats: The Bay Area favorite has all the essential elements

Queercore legends Team Dresch return to swing the bat of love

Reissuing their rip-roaring albums—along with a new singles collection—the pioneering foursome from Olympia comes to Bottom of the Hill.

Time is on Passion Pit’s side, as classic ‘Manners’ hits 10

Band leader Michael Angelakos speaks about the terrors and rewards of his acclaimed first album—and the golden age of indie pop.

Please Do Not Fight reunion collects a scattered scene

The Redwood City band is emblematic of a Bay Area moment when rock, emo, punk, and pop combined—and audiences sang along.

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