The Independent's Allen Scott (Illustration: Rob Goodman)
Over the past few years, Divisadero Street in San Francisco’s Alamo Square neighborhood has been a hotbed of amazing new restaurants, bars, cafes, [...]
If you've been on Facebook any time in the last week or so, you might have seen that "10 Albums I Loved In High School" thing going around. The [...]
(photo: Josh Goleman)
Throughout his perennially-underrated musical career — first as the lead singer of The Recoys, then as the frontman for beloved indie rockers The Walkmen, and now as [...]
Growing up in Maine, without any hip older brother to speak of, my exposure to cool music was about as limited as one could imagine. I listened to the [...]
That's right. I've been keeping a list.
If you asked me at any point after March of this year what I was listening to, know that I was [...]
You’ll probably hear that 2016 hip-hop belonged to Atlanta.
This is the year the region’s most prominent ambassadors cemented their status as national icons. Young Thug released three increasingly excellent [...]
Melody Walker, the lead vocalist of the San Francisco Bay Area's rising star in bluegrass known as Front Country, has been totally shaped by the San Francisco Bay Area [...]
The following has been contributed by Tyler Green, Lynn Schwarz, Greg Tietz, Cassidy Garcia, and Gabriel Armstrong in memory of Barrett Clark, a victim of the recent Oakland fire. [...]
The Matches (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)
Live, loud and local: those words describe each time The Matches performed in the Bay Area. Those words were later shortened to, and stood for L3 — [...]
Born out of a dream, Springtime Carnivore’s second album, Midnight Room, offers a surrealistic view of pop musi — a world where people collect comets in their hair, and [...]
(photos: Estefany Gonzalez)
William Ryan Fritch wants to talk about his daughter.
“I promise this is the only Dad video I’m going to show you,” he says one long afternoon at [...]
Photo: Tyler Hansen Photography
After the release of their EP, Great Spirit, three marriages, five moves, and a whole lot of life lived, Before the Brave is back on the scene [...]