Stories about Detroit

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.

New Music: Transcendental dancing with Eris Drew’s ‘Fluids of Emotion’

The Chicago artist delivers 'proto-rave ecstasy music' on new EP, looking to classic turntable techniques.

Spend Valentine’s in an indie Village of Love

A benefit for Planned Parenthood brings together a packed bill of local bands at Rickshaw Stop.

Arts Forecast: Welcome to the ‘Manifesto’

Plus: Pop-Up Magazine, The End of You, a double shot of Kronos, Fog City Magic Fest, Kafana Balkan, Moodymann, more.

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

Future funk, post-grunge, global Creole, surf rock, avant pop, and more on the musical menu for the new year.

Comedowns are for losers! New Year’s Day parties

Our annual list of after-after-parties proves the revelry never ceases San Francisco. (Drink some water!)

Our critic picks 2019’s Music of Note

Spaced-out funk, Afrobeat, progressive soul, rave revivalism, heavy-rooted blues, breakbeats, and a lot of brass on this year's list

Talking beat evolution with SF native producer Dave Aju

New album 'TXLAX' arrives, loaded from tip to tail with deep house cuts and future funk darts.

Arts Forecast: And here’s the real kicker…

'Stomp' still stomps. Plus: Lavender Country, Cuban neon, Recombinant Fest, Patrick Cowley, a drag 'The Wall,' more.

Arts Forecast: Day of the Dead in the City of Souls

Swervedriver, Dead Ghosts, Kathy Griffin, Convoy 31000, Clark Price, Noctuary, and more upcoming events