Due to the current crisis that I need not name, our local performance artists, venues and teachers are really suffering financially and existentially right now since every venue and studio is closed. The good news is that Bay Area artists are both resourceful and creative, and many of them are
This story was originally published on Broke Ass Stuart’s Goddamn Website five years ago. Here, it’s been updated and also includes a Spotify link. Cue up the entire playlist with a single click: Eighteen Tunes to Screw To And stay tuned for a follow-up list the next week or two.
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Thanks in part to those one-of-a-kind live shows—and to their critically acclaimed, independently released 2012 full-length debut Voyeur—Saint Motel steadily built up a devoted underground following throughout their early years. Releasing the My Type EP in summer 2014, the band saw their fan base grow exponentially as the title track became a top
Need new music for your morning commute? Meet Iyabo, an up-and-coming singer whose sultry sound blends soul, rap, and alternative RnB. This former church choir singer lives and works in New York, and she recently dropped her first music video for “OLUMO ROCK.” Iyabo’s music explores her experience as a
Through her folkloric mystique, otherworldly psychedelia, and a dash of enigmatic punk, Ahomale by Combo Chimbita catapults the sacred knowledge of our forebears into the future. Their second studio album and Anti- Records debut sees the visionary quartet drawing from ancestral mythologies and musical enlightenment to unearth the awareness of
In the darkest of times while the world faces political and environmental uncertainties of grand proportions, the responsibility of artists to reflect on the state of the world becomes undeniable. The Stone Foxes – with Shannon Koehler at the helm – set a piercing depiction of greed, deception, and loss with a
America is restless. And in the Golden State of California, the veneer of optimism and unlimited opportunity hides a countryside teetering on the edge of the Pacific. The hillside mansions risk burning in the wildfires while the views from oceanfront properties remind their owners that one tectonic shift will sink
Noise Pop Festival 2020, the Bay Area’s premiere week-long indie music and arts festival has recently announced the fourth wave of music acts! Along with Raphael Saadiq, Maya Jane Coles, Best Coast, and Duster, new lineup additions include a critically-acclaimed chillwave artist Washed Out; Grammy Award-nominated emcee Bas, and a