A-Plus of Hieroglyphics and Sunspot Jonz of Living Legends 
have released a new collaboration: Stoney Hawk


A-Plus of Hieroglyphics and Sunspot Jonz of Living Legends have released a new collaboration: Stoney Hawk

Two Underground Hip-Hop Legends Remind Oakland of Its Roots.



Club Night's Love and Aggression

How Josh Bertram channels his impulses into organized chaos.


Take Five With The Nels Cline 4

Nels Cline’s new band debuts at Freight & Salvage on Feb. 17 in what could be a rare appearance.


Music as Medicine

Donatella Moltisanti is bringing her sound healing practice to the Bay Area this month.


The Seshen Turns Celestial Gaze Inward

In 2019, the group is headed in a sparser, more vulnerable direction.


The Intersection of Poetics and Voids

With a fluidly lackadaisical cocoon of sonic rhythms, Astronauts etc. postulates the impossible with a delicate and beautiful ease.


The New Parish Hits 10

The Oakland venue is celebrating with several big-name shows, and it’s still committed to helping local acts.


Adam Ohana Has Quietly Become an Institution in the Bay Area Music Scene

Over the last decade plus, Oakland’s Adam Ohana — better known by the stage name An-ten-nae — has built a small empire in the world of electronic music.


Richmond Rapper Danny Ali is Hungry for 2019

The burgeoning street poet and producer reflects on his banner year of releasing music and dodging ballistic missiles.


Today's Future Sound Brings Hip-Hop to the Kids

The Oakland nonprofit trains students on beat-making and the creative life.


'Outer Peace' Shows Toro y Moi's Expanding Musical Vision

Chaz Bear is back in the East Bay with fresh ideas and sounds.


Mad Noise Goes from the Streets to the Big Stage

The band draws on punk, funk, jazz, and more to create a fresh Bay Area sound.


The Skiffle Players Are Building Their Own Traditions

The band embraces non-hierarchal songwriting on its latest folk record.


Vallejo Rapper Benny Is on the Rise

The breakout emcee shows a softer side on his latest record.


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