Music Feature

Spacemoth’s electro-punk confronts patriarchy, fascism

In late August, local musician Maryam Qudus released "Asking For You," a song that...

Bay Area rapper Paris returns with fire tracks for...

Paris has been making politically charged hip-hop since he came on the scene, with...

The Wolf Pack

Many people may not be familiar with rapper Kevin Allen. In 2017, he released...

Fed Up

Former East Bay art-punkers Mansion created exciting and dissonant music, with a visceral live...

Music on Purpose

In 2012, local experimental duo Grex recorded a playful, jazzy reworking of the Filipino...

High Praise

Low Praise lives for the music. Since they got together three years ago, the...

Keep On

San Francisco singer Ariel B. is facing the pandemic that has shut down the...

Protest in Song

Quinn DeVeaux is sheltering at home in Palo Alto, writing songs and making plans...

Rexx Life Raj Drops ‘War’

Local rapper Rexx Life Raj didn't initially want to re-release his 2019 song, "War."...

The California Honeydrops

The California Honeydrops are a party band and proud of it. When they take...

TreasureFest is now a Virtual Marketplace

TreasureFest had already outgrown its original location on Treasure Island before Covid-19 arrived. This...

The Ravenous Creativity of Marica Petrey’s Girl Swallows Nightingale

Vocalist and songwriter Marica Petrey is too young to have experienced mind-blowing Bay Area...

When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Zemonade

If you want lemonade delivered to your door, Zemyran Prater is your guy. Mere...

Cosmic Country Music from Oakland and Oakdale

The poster the Sunset Canyoneers created for their album release party in Oakland is...

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