Best of 2018: William Wayland’s favorite photos from 2018

The Distillers fans (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

My favorite photographs of 2018 are tied to the moments and the feelings I had when I was clicking the shutter.

10. Yennie [...]

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Best of 2018: Robert Alleyne’s favorite photos from 2018

The Seshen (photo: Robert Alleyne)

I moved from San Francisco back to London early in 2018, and in some ways I thought I’d left the Bay Area music scene behind. Then [...]

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Best Of 2018: Estefany’s five favorite North Bay shows

E-40 plays SOMO Village (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

1. The New Trust 15-Year Anniversary Show

A quick glance at attendees of the New Trust's 15-Year Anniversary show meant spotting dozens of Bay [...]

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    Best Of 2018: Noise Pop on Small Crush and awakebutstillinbed

Best Of 2018: Noise Pop on Small Crush and awakebutstillinbed

As part of our Best Of 2018 series, we asked members of the local music community to weigh in on what the year in local music meant to them. [...]

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Photos: Marcus Shelby Orchestra at SFJAZZ

Marcus Shelby Orchestra (photo: Ria Burman)

Flashback to 1960, and Duke Ellington Orchestra records Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker thanks in part to sweet pianist Billy Strayhorn's enthusiasm for the project.

Flash forward [...]

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Best Of 2018: Ian Young’s 18 favorite photos from 2018

Christine and the Queens (photo: Ian Young)

I spent the majority of 2018 on the road and in the air, shooting shows and festivals in Iceland, Switzerland, Spain, Slovakia, Romania, [...]

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    Best Of 2018: Jody’s favorite (and likely only) “Shakespeare cover band” in San Francisco

Best Of 2018: Jody’s favorite (and likely only) “Shakespeare cover band” in San Francisco

Listen. I know I say what I am about to say at grave risk to my reputation as an established and, I hope, respected member of the local music [...]

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    Best Of 2018: Women Sound Off on the womxn making waves in Bay Area music

Best Of 2018: Women Sound Off on the womxn making waves in Bay Area music

2018 was an instrumental year for womxn-identifying musical artists in the Bay Area and beyond. As an intersectional platform celebrating creative women from all industries and walks of life, [...]

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Photos: Cults at the Chapel

Cults (photo: Ian Young)

New York rock band Cults returned last year with their third album Offering and made their way to San Francisco's the Chapel to give a headlining [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Lee Fields and the Expressions, Robyn Hitchcock and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Lee Fields and the Expressions, Robyn Hitchcock and more

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    Best Of 2018: Travis Hayes shares a playlist of Bay Area faves

Best Of 2018: Travis Hayes shares a playlist of Bay Area faves

As part of our year-end wrap-up, we asked local movers, shakers, and music-makers from our community to contribute their favorite songs, moments, and memories from 2018. Today, musician Travis [...]

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Best of 2018: Ria Burman’s Favorite Photos from 2018

Langhorne Slim & The Lost At Last Band (photo: Ria Burman)

Here's a Top 18 countdown of sweet shows encountered this year, which has been tricky to compile considering the [...]

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