Pop Music

Timothy Showalter back on track with ‘Eraserland’

Strand of Oaks revitalized with assist rom My Morning Jacket

 

Charlotte Gainsbourg adds drawing to her list of talents

Actress-singer on tour with new book and music

 

Harmaleighs take on anxiety in ‘She Won’t Make Sense’

Duo stays together in wake of romantic breakup

 

Girlpool tweaks sound on ‘What Chaos is Imaginary’

Dream pop duo accommodates vocalist’s transition

Lennon Stella branches out with solo pop career

Not yet 20, singer-songwriter Lennon Stella already has an impressive list of…

Graham Parker squeezing out sparks acoustically

In concert, British pub-rocker Graham Parker often taps into the bristling invective…

More positive vibes on Delhi 2 Dublin’s ‘We Got This’

By Wendy Oakes Special to S.F. Examiner Delhi 2 Dublin lead vocalist…

  • Apr 2, 2019

Quinn XCII previews new album on surprise house tour

Mikael Temrowski was pleased with the musical alter ego — Quinn XCII…

Sting serenades tunes from ‘Last Ship’ in SF

Sting, looking and sounding great, introduced his musical “The Last Ship” to…

Ryan Bingham is happier out of Hollywood spotlight

Alt-country tunesmith Ryan Bingham isn’t quite sure why his show business path…

Twenty One Pilots, Childish Gambino, Paul Simon headline 12th Outside Lands

Twenty One Pilots and Childish Gambino join Paul Simon as the headliners…

  • Mar 26, 2019

Citizen Cope’s seventh album worth the six-year wait

Folk-rocker Citizen Cope (born Clarence Greenwood) didn’t intend to take six years…

Dave Hause enjoys his rock ‘n’ roll hybrid life

At 41, Philadelphia-bred, Santa Barbara-based roots-rocker Dave Hause doesn’t mind being perceived…

Dave Matthews, Phil Collins, Black Keys, Chainsmokers, Paul Simon coming to SF

Chase Center, the Warriors’ new stadium, will get christened Sept. 6 with…

  • Mar 22, 2019

Hælos addresses climate change on ‘Any Random Kindness’

Hælos multi-instrumentalist-producer Dom Goldsmith is a perfectionist when it comes to his…

Meow Meow revels in cabaret’s intimate stories

Australian-born, British-based singer Melissa Madden Gray, asked about her stage performances (from…

Self-starter Nina Nesbitt finds pop chart success

After being discovered by Ed Sheeran when she asked for songwriting advice…

Kaki King takes guitar performance to infinite levels

When cutting-edge guitarist Kaki King discusses the creative possibilities of her instrument…

Vocalist Chelsea Lee finds satisfaction in Shaed

It’s taken awhile for Washington, D.C. alt-rock trio Shaed (pronounced “Shade”) to…

‘Marie and Rosetta’ explores power of music, friendship

It’s always a pleasure to discover new talent, and that pleasure is…