Monday, May 17, 2021

Tag: Jazz

Out of the Crate: 4 vinyl gems, from Black jazz history to fresh R&B cuts

Vespre's much-needed banger, DJ Amir's stellar compendium of Strata Records hits, Black Crowes revisited, more

Local Listen: Mae Powell’s surprisingly poppy ‘F*ck I.C.E.’ and more

Moses Herman Jacobs highlights the housing crisis, DJ Delon funks it up outdoors, and Xyla entrances

Screen Grabs: SF as a longtime ‘refuge for weirdos and artists’

'Tell The We Were Here' remembers. Plus: DocLands guide, Middle East peace goals, Parkland tragedy teens

Local Motion Mix: New music from Lyrics Born & Cutso, Caroline Chung, Citizens Jazz….

Our latest Bay Area mixtape also features Dax Pierson, 40 Thieves—and a Meat Beat Manifesto member's Proust take

New Music: Support these awesome artists directly this week!

Hot releases from SPELLLING, Foodman, The Steoples, and Jaimie Branch are up for this month's Bandcamp Friday

Living Large: A tribute to Shock G from a Bay Area kid

Outlandish rapper's gleeful freedom presented an alternative form of masculinity for a Mexican American fifth grader.

In memory of Shock G, the Piano Man

The death of a Bay Area funk and rap legend hits home

RIP, Shock G: Local musicians share their memories

DJ Cutso, Nick Andre, Pursuit Grooves, DJ Amir, and more on why the Bay Area rap legend means so much

The best albums of 2021 (so far)

All that time stuck indoors last year is paying off—2021 has been bountiful when it comes to new sounds, from Madlib's post-DOOM triumph to Brijean's tropicalia expansiveness.

New Music: Dance releases bring the April heat

The Jacksons' mid-career landmark, Anz's morphing UK bass, Kumail's pastel boogie, more to get you on your feet