Pop Music

Bat For Lashes, Stonefield, Big Country on tour

BTL songwriter Natasha Khan busy with many diverse projects

 

At 2020 Grammys, new stars bail out the old-boys-club academy

Billie Eilish, 18, wins album, record and song of the year honors

  • Jan 27, 2020

 

Caroline Polachek, Mattiel Brown, Juliana Hatfield in town

Polachek promoting tuneful solo album ‘Pang’

 

Chatting with Elbow’s Guy Garvey, Maverick Sabre, Midge Ure

Garvey recounts troubled times in ‘Giants of All Sizes’

Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dave Matthews Band, Stevie Nicks, Miley Cyrus, Khalid at BottleRock

Brandi Carlile, Janelle Monáe, Zedd, Avett Brothers also among dozens of acts in three-day lineup

IDER’s in perfect harmony, Los Lobos reminisce

Young U.K. duo, vetern rockers in The City this week

Ten top rock records of 2019

Nothing comes close to Sam Fender’s ‘Hypersonic Missiles’

Christian Martin closes out Mezzanine

Dirtybird Records producer anticipates ‘emotional’ final set

Con Brio’s Ziek McCarter takes lessons in rap

Soul singer collaborates with Lyrics Born

  • Dec 26, 2019

A cappella heroes Straight No Chaser stick together

Singers bring their fun seasonal show to The City

New holiday music that is good – really

Here are this year’s standout holiday albums deserving of attention

Joy Formidable’s Ritzy Bryan hides out in U.S.

Welsh songwriter uses time off tour to reflect in Utah

Robyn Crawford tells all about Whitney Houston

Memoir reveals many sides of groundbreaking pop singer

Pete Yorn calls his new songs ‘caretakers’

Rocker references sounds on popular 2001 debut

Role Model’s music comes from loneliness

Composer records distinctive sparse tunes in a closet

Bikini Kill to top lineup at 2020 Burger Boogaloo

Discounted tickets now on sale for July concerts in Oakland

Michael Koppy sounds out on bad songwriting

‘Words and Music’ a vigorous critique of the sorry state of pop offerings

JD McPherson’s got the holiday spirit

‘Socks’ serves up retro rockin’ Christmas originals

‘Summer’ turns up the old victrola

Disco queen’s hits sound great in shallow jukebox musical

Los Straitjackets celebrating 25 years of surf sounds — with masks

Instrumental band’s signature look inspired by luchador culture