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Locals only: Split Screens

September 16, 2014
There's something overwhelmingly dreamlike about Jessie Cafiero's songwriting, to the point that it makes a listener feel like they're sleepwalking: The ebbs and flows...

Locals Only: Tom Rhodes

August 11, 2014
There are artists who are known for being shy and reclusive — for producing their best work while holed up in their room, or...

Locals only: Outside Lands edition

A cheat sheet to hometown pride at the year's biggest, priciest party in the park

Locals Only: Teenager

April 2, 2014
If the music industry gave out awards for patience or persistence, Bevan Herbekian would have a healthy handful of trophies to his name. The...

Locals Only: Shareef Ali

February 18, 2014
Is there anything more punk-rock, truly, than baring your soul in the form of a song? That's what came to mind the first time...

Locals Only: Steep Ravine

February 6, 2014
There's something in Steep Ravine's music that sounds older than their (fresh-out-of-college) years: It's a calmness, a soulfulness, a complete lack of pretention —...

Locals Only: The American Professionals

January 28, 2014
Locals Only is our shout-out to the musicians who call the Bay Area home — a chance to spotlight an artist/band/music-maker with an upcoming...

Locals Only: Farallons

January 6, 2014
Locals Only is our weekly shout-out to the musicians who call the Bay Area home. Each week we spotlight an artist/band/music-maker with an upcoming...

Fair play

Notable locals at this year's big artMKT and ArtPadSF shows

Outer limits

The big ones, the locals, the global travelers, and Beer Lands at this year's Outside Lands

Our Weekly Picks

WEDNESDAY 17 MUSIC"Dig This! Local Only Live Showcase": C U Next Weekend A kick flip here and a hip-hop, indie combo there, C U...

NorCal nuggets

NorCal bands gotta make some noise: The Fresh and Onlys and Raw Deluxe dive in. Plus: Flipper, The Grouch, and more

Locals only

Happy gang-bang Muzak? Still Flyin' and Papercuts keep close to home. Plus: Crookers, Zodiac Death Valley, and more

Back to school

CAREERS & ED: Celebrate 2009 with exciting new skills

Loose canon

The Year in Music 2008: A new set of touchstones for rocky times

Not for locals only

The eternal summer and surf culture nostalgia of San Francisco's Botticellis

Going back

Talking to Papercuts' Jason Quever

Locals only?

Not For Tourists Guide to San Francisco may not be for residents either