In this accelerated musical ecosystem, sometimes worthy titles pass by without notice. The best of what you may have missed.
U2 and Apple repurpose free online distribution to market products that undermine collecting music.
The reunited trio continues to alienate many and charm an influential few.
A new documentary creates an intimate portrait of roots music preservationist and Arhoolie Records' owner Chris Strachwitz.
Experience the margins of sound at the fifteenth annual fest.
Oakland noise trio Styrofoam Sanchez imagines a grim future with today's waste.
Greil Marcus Rejects the Rock Canon in His New Book, 'The History of Rock 'n' Roll in Ten Songs'
The much-loved fixture of the Berkeley music scene hopes to inspire a new arts district in Oakland.
Hammered dulcimer black metal meets romantic reverence for the natural world in Otrebor's conceptual project, Botanist.
Plus, how a new model allows brick-and-mortar music stores to thrive in a beleaguered industry.
The Twisted Music and Career of Chrome's Helios Creed, Psychedelic Devotee
Hip Hop For Change is creating a grassroots movement to promote socially conscious hip-hop artists.
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