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Strictly speaking

A chat with Hardly Strictly Bluegrass's booker, as San Francisco's crown jewel of free festivals gears up for its 14th year

20th street soul

LEFT OF THE DIAL: Noise Pop's 2nd annual shindig-in-the-streets features Myron & E, dumplings, everything else good

Boxing lessons

Emerging from the shadows, a new multi-sensory performance from Bay Area hip-hop veterans The Coup

Swimming solo

Birds & Batteries' frontman steps dreamily out on his own. Plus: BottleRock 2.0, and The Chapel says "everyone chill"

On the Rise

Spaced-out electro-pop, Ethiopian-influenced jazz, feminist hip-hop, and a string quartet partial to Radiohead: 11 Bay Area artists who will keep you on your toes this year

Young at heart

The Magik*Magik orchestra gets nostalgic for childhood at the ripe old age of 5

The good witches of music tech

Musicians and the tech industry don't have to be the strangest of bedfellows

Fantasy island

Myles Cooper and Alexis Penney are making San Francisco ground zero for gay pop creativity

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May 25, 2010
WEDNESDAY 26MUSICRamona Falls They say taking time off can be good for the soul, but when Brent Knopf faced down-time from recording as one-third...