Stories about reggaeton

10 artists centering Latinidad in the sound of the Bay today

For over 50 years, the Bay Area has been a crucial intersection of global music. Everything from psych rock to funk, hip hop, and...

What we saw at Sundance, part 1: Wild rides and deep looks

Culling through the 40 features viewed at both the Sundance and Slamdance Film Festivals last week has been as much fun as watching them...

Talking beat evolution with SF native producer Dave Aju

For years, Marc Barrite built out his Dave Aju alias, a wordplay nom de plum for a San Francisco techno night in the early...

Revolution music: What’s soundtracking protests around the globe?

ALL EARS "If I can't dance to it, it's not my revolution," the old anarchist-feminist saying goes. And it's true, every uprising needs a good soundtrack,...

Arts Forecast/Party Radar: Giant jingle balls!

ARTS FORECAST/PARTY RADAR The menorah may be stashed away til next year, but our stocking runneth over with tinsel-strewn happiness and awesome events through next...

Party Radar: Tickets to paradise

PARTY RADAR Oh yes, its almost party time: But first I want you to win tickets to the massive 30-hour Public Works anniversary party coming...

Party Radar: For Navid

PARTY RADAR The Bay Area nightlife community has weathered a lot of ghastly blows in the past couple years, from Ghost Ship and the shooting...

Party Radar: Mexican Jihad, Ben UFO, Galaxy Radio…

PARTY RADAR Hello from Detroit, where I'm currently warmer than y'all are in the Bay, because climate change is happening and weird! Here's a...

Party Radar: A tenth of Honey

PARTY RADAR Good goddess, I've written about Honey Soundsystem for more than a decade. Certainly, in terms of a groundbreaking nightlife collective that injected...

Party Radar: Fundraisers for North Bay fires, Puerto Rico, Mexico

PARTY RADAR Another devastating tragedy, another round of climate change refugees who will most likely rely on monetized crowdfunding platforms to survive and recover. But...