Stories about Music

How Cuba is succeeding in the fight against COVID

With a government-run medical system, the island has contained the virus to a tiny fraction of the cases in the US.

New Music: DJ Josey Rebelle tells a rarely celebrated story

On new mix "Josey in Space" the UK legend knits together contemporary Black dance music on both sides of the Atlantic.

Screen Grabs: Big hearts and summer lovin’

'Angelfish' and 'I Will Make You Mine' deal with very different romances, 'A Towering Task' tells the Peace Corps story, more

In Chuck Johnson’s ambient ‘Rain Shadow,’ a sound of high desert ecology

Foretelling pandemic conditions, the Oakland pedal steel guitarist joined duo Golden Retriever remotely for new record.

Out of the crate: 6 vinyl re-issues that are pretty damn dope

Fanny, Kleeer, Electric Prunes, and more get another spin, along with a timely compilation of '80s Japanese City Pop

10 years later, H.P. Mendoza’s ‘Fruit Fly’ plays a very changed San Francisco

Closing out CAAMFest, the joyous 2010 film shows startling skylines and scrappy artists. Oh, and it's a singalong.

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"

Screen Grabs: Lesbian filmmakers who destroyed stereotypes

Plus: Peter Sellers' disastrous lost film, Tom Berenger back in the lead, and how to keep supporting local cinemas.

Streaming for Shorter: Epic all-star benefit for jazz great comes online

Herbie Hancock, Branford Marsalis, Kamasi Washington pay tribute from SFJAZZ. Plus: Noise Pop shows help local venues.