Thursday, April 15, 2021

Tag: The Seshen

With ‘Sounds of Haejin,’ Caroline Chung at last releases an album of her own

The veteran bassist collaborates with a bounty of Bay Area talent for lush, jazz-rooted collection of songs.

New Music: Support these great local artists this week

Our picks for Bandcamp Friday: Seven Davis Jr, Sour Widows, Double Identity, more recent releases

New Music: The Seshen’s sonic-visual journey through ‘Cyan’

Forget it. This version of longtime favorite bandĀ The SeshenĀ (playing Thu/27 at Rickshaw Stop)ā€”where lead vocalist and lyricist Lalin St. Juste emancipates herself and this Bay Area band to reform...

Ethio-jazz legend MulatuĀ Astatke still defines contemporary cool

MulatuĀ Astatkeā€™s MulatuĀ Of Ethiopia from 1972, re-issued by Strut Records in 2017, captures aĀ seminalĀ moment in Ethiopian Jazz: THIS was a certain certain type of mood, a version at one time...

Outside Lands 2019, day 1: The grass, the fashions, the Lil Wayne

I love more than almost anything riding the N Judah during Outside Lands time. That sounds like a nightmare to most people, but seeing everybody in their cute outfits...
48 Hills Big WeeK Black Comix Art festival

BIG WEEK + PARTY RADAR: Top 10 things to do Thu/14-Mon/18

BIG WEEK + PARTY RADAR This week I'm combining both my events columns in a mad scientist experiment. (My underground lab is full of freshly bloomed red camellias, artsy...

BIG WEEK: What to do Aug. 4-10, 2015

J-Pop Summit, Shakespeare in the Park, Pistahan Festival, Les Nubians, Janeane Garofalo, Jorge Drexler, and more essential events.Ā  By Marke B. BIG WEEKĀ First off, this weekend is Outside Lands (sold out!),...