Best of 2017: Josh’s favorite live moments of the year

Jake Cinninger of Umphrey's McGee, Saturday, March 11 at the Fox

2017, contrary to what the losses of 2016 would have us believe, was a phenomenal year for the arts [...]

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    Listen to this Best of 2017 playlist of Bay Area artists from Cody Rhodes

Listen to this Best of 2017 playlist of Bay Area artists from Cody Rhodes

Remember how right after the 2016 election a bunch of people, for some reason, found it necessary to say that "At least a lot of great art will come [...]

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    Best of 2017: Madi Sipes and the Painted Blue reflect on a banner year

Best of 2017: Madi Sipes and the Painted Blue reflect on a banner year

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Words by Sarah Leighton

A lot of plans for the year ahead never make it past the first week of January. If you talked to any of the [...]

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Best of 2017: The songs Annie Bacon couldn’t shake

Pictured: Annie Bacon.

When push comes to shove, it's the songs that I remember that prove the most impactful to me. Why one song lingers and another doesn't is utter [...]

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    Best of 2017: “Nothing Perfect Stays That Way” by Avi Vinocur

Best of 2017: “Nothing Perfect Stays That Way” by Avi Vinocur

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Oh my God, Jody, nobody wants to hear about your dead mom anymore.

Nobody wants to hear about anyone dead, period. Death is scary and gross and wholly [...]

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Best of 2017: Jordan Martich’s favorite albums

It's that time again, to make a list of everything that had an impact on you this year – musically and otherwise. Unfortunately for most that means reliving the [...]

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