Pop Music

Tav Falco pursues art, culture and rock in Vienna

Europe has long provided ideal backdrop for esoteric music maker

Lady Lamb’s world travels inspire new music

Changing surroundings gives songwriter things to say

Running Touch finds success with indie-electronic sound

Australian producer sticks by his stage name

Elliot Bergman casts bells for Wild Belle

Fine art, music collide in new SoCal studio spaces

Telekinesis’ Michael Benjamin Lerner revels in pop

One-man band cranks out vintage sounds

Timothy Showalter back on track with ‘Eraserland’

Strand of Oaks revitalized with assist rom My Morning Jacket

Ex Hex’s Mary Timony’s terrible 2018 inspires positive music

Songwriter creates ‘It’s Real’ in wake of tragedy

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

Graham Parker squeezing out sparks acoustically

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

Lennon Stella branches out with solo pop career

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

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…

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

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

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

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