Pop Music

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

Of Monsters and Men inspired by the inexplicable

Icelandic band on tour with new recording ‘Fever Dream’

Beat goes on in Cher’s fun ‘Here We Go Again Tour’

Entertaining diva, fashionista is inspirational, too

MisterWives’ Mandy Lee writes songs from the heart

New York band on tour with EP ‘mini bloom’

Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard goes solo

Eclectic album ‘Jaime’ pays tribute to singer’s late sister

Stars aligned for Geowulf’s Star Kendrick to make music

Dream pop duo tours with ‘My Resignation’

Chelsea Wolfe returns to nature

Gothic folk artist creates new album at secluded home

UK’s Blossoms unspoiled by success

Band members stay close to family, friends at home

SF punk band Crime captured at prime in new movie

Doc tells story of pioneering band known for wearing police uniforms

‘Color Coded Symphony’ promotes openness, unity

Singer Aireene Espiritu’s musical experience counteracts racism

  • Nov 10, 2019

Tony winner LaChanze is ‘Feeling Good’

Broadway star makes SF Bay Area Cabaret debut

Go-Betweens’ Robert Forster tours with ‘Inferno’

For several years, erudite Australian alt-rocker Robert Forster, former bandleader of the…

  • Nov 7, 2019

Madonna’s Madame X comes alive, rises

Pop diva takes control in ‘intimate’ Golden Gate Theatre

Flea faces father complex in new memoir

‘Acid for the Children’ details Red Hot Chili Peppers’ star’s parent issues