The Oakland emcee partners with Monster Rally on Foreign Pedestrians and Queens D.Light in life.
The twenty-year-old musician talks about being a Bay Area Freshman, recording her upcoming debut album, and learning to take her talent seriously.
The fest broke its self-imposed rules and scrambled avant-garde definitions to rapturous effect.
The legendary ensemble brings "The Cusp of Magic," by minimalist pioneer Terry Riley, to Hertz Hall.
Protest songs by local artists in 2014 rekindled some old debates about the form's purpose and efficacy.
The local rapper on his experimental novel, creative appropriation, and how we need a black James Bond.
Albums aren't the best way to assess a year in music, but these local full-length statements aren't to be missed.
On his collaborations with Dev, eight-bit-sound, and new EP Bittersweet July, Pt. 2.
The singer on voice acting, espionage-themed musical motifs, and pelican symbolism.
A Bay Area tech company has produced a new media project with old-school blues legend Fillmore Slim.
Rich Jacobs is a visual artist, curator, musician, and skate archivist who learned everything he knows by dodging Big Gulps as a young punk in Colorado.
Local musicians Netta Brielle, Kehlani, and Rayven Justice are rewriting the industry playbook.
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A group of artists, hackers, and other creative people have launched Omni Commons, a new community resource center in North Oakland that they hope will be an antidote to gentrification.
The black guy didn't die first.
This article is v on-point.
Critical Bay Area Music in 2014 = Madalyn Merkey - Valley Girl