Sunday, April 18, 2021

Tag: Detroit

‘Queer, fluid, and Asian’: BĂ©zier’s invigorating electronic frequencies

On eve of 'Undulate' release, the producer speaks about making music, anti-Asian violence, and queer representation

How To Reopen Nightlife: Enough with the boys’ club, make room for women

DJ femmelectric and promoter Alex McGeagh speak about equity, access, and safety for women and nonbinary folks.

The continual violence faced by Asian communities and women of color

There are so many things wrong with this murder spree, the bizarrely apologetic reaction of the sheriffs, and the ensuing media narratives about this hate crime.

The push for $15 an hour

Local demonstration joins national movement calling on senators to support increase in minimum wage.

Literary lion Ferlinghetti exits, but his community legacy roars on

Thoughts on Lawrence's passing—and how his heroic drive still resonates in SF, even now.

Everything played: Cue the 20th anniversary re-release of J Dilla’s ‘Welcome 2 Detroit’

The wizard producer changed hip-hop several times over before his early death, and we're all still catching up.

New Music: 13 terrific-sounding releases on our list right now

Madlib, Arlo Parks, The Weather Station, J-Dilla, more recent and forthcoming releases that shine up 2021.

Foreign Correspondent: Battle lines drawn on ending Yemen War

The Biden Administration has a chance to undo a disastrous label and open the door for peace.

Albums of the Year 2020: Wild spirits helped us hold tightly onto humanity

From police brutality call-outs to a new century gospel, artists still wrung beauty and inspiration from a hard year

New Music: Yeah, we know it’s Christmas—here’s 4 new sounds to carry you through the schmaltz

The latest project from SF's own Bezier, Bahamadia takes instrumental hip-hop to its limits, and Jessy Lanza's new remix release packs a surprising punch.