Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Tag: Prince

New Music: Support these excellent artists directly this week

Sitka Sun, Bézier, Juju, Danielle de Picciotto, Terry Gross (not that one), and more for Bandcamp Friday

‘One Night in Miami’: a Black vision of freedom’s meaning

Regina King's prescient movie depicts a transformative meeting of four Black culture geniuses

Oops, I missed it: A critic’s 2020 regrets

The stand-outs we stood up, from the 30th anniversary of 'Do The Right Thing' to the sounds of Dave Aju, Dehd, and Victoria Monet.

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

Albums of the Year 2020: An experimental bent seized the isolating zeitgeist

Deep reggaeton, sonic healing, coatcheck ambient, hyperkinetic crust punk covers... and Ariana Grande? It was a wild ride inside

Screen Grabs: Warm season, very hot topics

Political violence, ethnic strife, and marital doubts south of the equator. Plus: Lost Landscapes of SF, more

Good Things: 5 relaxing new releases to soothe the soul

KingMost gifts the Bay breezy vibes on 'Pancakes 3' mixtape, sweet sounds from Chico Mann, a new comp from an Austin label dedicated to artists with few followers, more.

Screen Grabs: Think our city has problems? Meet this ‘Mayor’

One of the year's best movies lands. Plus: Drunk Danes, one funny uncle, a Black Bear brainteaser, more new movies.

Out of the Crate: Deluxe reissues offer fond looks back

Staple Singers, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, J Dilla, Paul Weller, more slide into holiday season with big-time packages

Revel in the soul genius of Sharon Jones with new posthumous covers compilation

Unforgettable takes on Woodie Guthrie, Shuggie Otis, and more with 'Just Dropped in to See What Condition My Rendition Was In'