Stories about Gray Area

Party Radar: Catching up, falling out

Farewell Hard French, hello 4am? Plus: Guy J, MOM DJs, Doc Martin, Mount Kimbie, Steve Bug, Bebe Huxley, more.

Party Radar: Feisty festies

Janus Sequence, Gray Area, and How Weird showcase local luminaries. Plus: Bwana, Hard French, Vague Terrain, Maxxi Soundsystem, and a very queer, brown Cinco de Mayo.

Party Radar: Without Borders

100 Days No Ban Dance Party brings together DJs from 'Muslim Ban' countries. Plus: Tubesteak Connection, Tensnake, NoFOMO, Matthew Dear, Oona Dahl, more.

Synthesizing a legacy

Packed weekend of memorial concerts celebrates electronic instrument inventor and music pioneer Don Buchla.

Big shebang for Human Be-In’s 50th

The contemporary Digital Be-In salutes the Summer of Love precursor with music, poetry, and visuals, Sat/14.

In the Ghost Ship aftermath

"We care for each other": taking the temperature of local nightlife after its biggest tragedy

Oakland party fire claims nine lives, dozens are missing

More than two dozen remain missing after fire breaks out at Ghost Ship art-collective space.

BEST OF THE BAY 2016: EDITOR’S PICKS

From Best Artisanal Internet to Best Hamlet Roulette, here are the people, places, and things that really stood out this year.

Party Radar: Can this colorful crew save the Stud?

Plus: DJ Sappho, Hot Chip, Juan Ramos, Psychemagik, and so much more. This week's nightlife agenda.

A month of listening adventurously

From Flower Pianos and Morton Feldman to "Final Fantasy" and Phono del Sol: A guide to July's cool music bounty