Friday, January 15, 2021

Tag: Techno

New Music: BBE tribute album explores Bowie’s Black sonic inspirations

Plus: Nubiyan Twist's hard-hitting Afrobeat promises, Beatchild's look back, other fresh tunes to kickstart your week.

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

Oakland’s As You Like It label rises from promise to musician Johnny Igaz

10 years in, the party crew launches platform to support Bay Area artists—inspired by member gone too soon

New Music: 3 terrific local acts to support directly

Sci-fi vibes from Salami Rose Joe Louis, uneasy computer nostalgia from Neutrals, and Scatter Swept's wiry grooves

Arts Forecast: A power-packed Hip-Hop Dancefest, Britex sign returns, more

Viral Dwellings, Crazy Funny Asians, Drive-In "La Bohéme," Legends of the Rave, Native American Drag Queen Story Hour... lots to do!

Screen Grabs: A much-needed civic boost with ‘City Hall’

Plus: tributes to women older and younger, a portrait of toxic friendship, religious ecstasy in Brazil

New Music: On ‘Ways,’ Xyla expands euphoric electronic visions

Trippy yet somehow measured, the Sunset District artist's debut album counts influences from French horn to footwork.

New Music: Nappy Nina, Lunchbox, Balkan Bump, more great artists to support

Bandcamp Day picks: Peppy indie, scrappy rap, Turkish trumpet, experimental oboe... oh, and a side of Hi-NRG techno.

New Music: Cracking women-led compilations from Moxie and SOS keep it fresh

Tracks from Club Chai's Lara Sarkissian, rRoxymore, Pursuit Grooves, other forward-thinking producers expand fall 2020's range.