Three new albums that should magically appear on your iPod in place of Songs of Innocence
CAREERS + ED A new site from SF musicians aims to get artists paid for their work — using the oldest idea in the book
Fuck Buttons on their wildly visual live show, the writing process, and bringing “fuck” to the world stage
The Fresh and Onlys' Tim Cohen ditches the city for rural Arizona and returns with a new record — and new tensions
Birds & Batteries' frontman steps dreamily out on his own. Plus: BottleRock 2.0, and The Chapel says "everyone chill"
Sleep Genius bands are pushing boundaries — and proving the Bay Area underground is alive and well