Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: All Ears

All Ears: 25 new albums for fall survival

From Sade and RĂłisĂ­n Murphy to Hot Chip and the Flaming Lips, here are the sounds you'll need to keep your own world spinning.

All Ears: Nubya Garcia’s debut album ‘Source’ is a family affair

Via her debut full-length record Source, the moment has arrived for those searching out an entry point to the root of 28-year-old London tenor sax player Nubya Garcia's inspiration....

All Ears: 9 classic concerts to cue when you’re missing the stage

In June, Outside Lands canceled its 2020 edition due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now the festival has released details on its new Inside Lands virtual festival, set to take...

All Ears: Denise Young takes the helm of the SFJAZZ board of trustees

As the world grapples with how to stabilize itself this summer, SFJAZZ has announced a change that should catapult the esteemed institution; effective September 1, Denise Young will become...

All Ears: How to craft the perfect BBQ playlist

Guess what chicken butt, it's summer. Time for properly charred specialty foodstuffs—and don’t we need 'em? Grab a grill, a heating source be it propane or charcoal, food, and beverages...

New Music: Oakland collective SMARTBOMB has that feeling of futurism

Beat music, the defiant all-inclusive electronic aesthetic that seizes and chops up odd bits of hip-hop, library music, jazz, bass music, IDM, and anything else that shouldn't fit but...

All Ears: 17 music releases to look forward to in 2020

Between embargoes and secret release dates that see artists dropping projects when a Twitter trend is to their benefit, it's a little perplexing assembling a strong list of music projects that...

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

As the United States grows more urbanized and service-oriented—not to mention politically polarized—the image of the blue collar factory worker becomes more remote to many, something of a composite...

A tale of 10,000 Maniacs

UPDATE: We've just been informed that the 10,000 Maniacs show has been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances. Please see their website for any info on when they may be...

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

ALL EARS Getting weird is good — great, even — when you’re The B-52s (playing Mon/12 at Mountain Winery). Everyone’s favorite party band has been doing it since long before...