Stories about Audio

Laborfest 2020 highlights global struggle from Vietnam to George Floyd uprising

A packed month for the essential fest, featuring SF Mime Troupe, labor leaders, film, arts, music, more

Looking for a hot gay connection? ‘Ask Any Buddy’

Evan Purchell's vintage porn Instagram expands into an epic movie, melding dozens of skin flicks into one real big one.

Bandcamp Day picks: Support these great California artists directly

This Friday, the music sales site waives its fees again to benefit artists—and later this month it supports NAACP Legal Defense Fund

Techno-arts fest Mutek.SF recreates a trippy rave blueprint online

With "NEXUS Experience," the two-day electronic celebration presents multiple "rooms" full of innovative sounds and visuals.

Rediscovering the fantastic music of Akiko Yano

A dive into the the diverse, decades-spanning sonic world of the woman often called "Japan's Kate Bush"

New Music: Vinyl Williams’ visionary sunshine pop goes ‘Azure’

Influenced by a Brazilian legend but day-tripping down his own lysergic path, the LA artist speaks about his latest album.

New Music: The bleary-eyed kaleidoscope of Once & Future Band’s ‘Deleted Scenes’

The Oakland outfit's jazzy psyche-rock sound makes rejection sound like dawn spreading out from the previous night.

Screen Grabs: New flicks (yes, they still exist)

Never Rarely Sometimes Always, Selah and the Spades, Why Don't You Just Die!, and more intriguing new releases

New Music: Daedelus pushes into the red with ‘What Wands Won’t Break’

Guided by his work with late producer and visionary Ras G, the SoCal electronic musician turns things up.

Leading drag and performance venue closes indefinitely

Like many spaces, SoMa nightclub Oasis tries to figure out how to survive without any live audiences.