Stories about Music

Tori Amos: ‘Artists will be the second round of responders’

The iconic musician speaks about her new book 'Resistance'—and the invaluable role of expression during a crisis.

Screen Grabs: Riding the edge in ‘Bull’ and ‘All Day and A Night’

Two fine dramas of endangered youth, one set vividly in Oakland and the other in Houston's Black rodeo scene

Noise Pop to Vinyl Dreams: 6 local can’t-miss music streams

Metallica Mondays, SFJAZZ Fridays at Five, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, and more diverse sounds bring the concert home.

Grassroots Queer Nightlife Fund raises $160K in aid for workers

Community donor campaign begins disbursing relief grants to performers, DJs, stage techs, others affected by shutdown.

Screen Grabs: Great new docs, from global inequality to SF thrash metal

Johnny Cash's wife, Guatemalan genocide, the unassuming couple behind LA's notorious adult bookstore, more

Arts Forecast: How Weird (that everything is virtual now)

Festival season kicks off with a cyberspace bang. Plus: Hard French, Write Now!, DNA Lounge, cute videos, and more.

New Music: DJ Amir unearths jazz-fusion communiqué ‘The Jupiter Effect’

The music archeologist and archivist releases a super-smooth lost classic by the Larry Rose Band.

Mark Kozelek’s latest intricate wander, through Aquatic Park to ‘Isaac Hayes’

The renowned SF singer-songwriter talks about his new spoken word album and traveling through his beloved city.

Support musicians directly this Friday!

Music sales platform Bandcamp waives its fees: Here's a clutch of snaggable releases, from post-punk reverie to out-there R&B.

New Music: Vinyl Williams’ visionary sunshine pop goes ‘Azure’

Influenced by a Brazilian legend but day-tripping down his own lysergic path, the LA artist speaks about his latest album.