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Year in Music 2013: Taylor Kaplan’s top 10s

Albums1. My Bloody Valentine: m b v2. Dean Blunt: The Redeemer3. Julia Holter: Loud City Song4. No Joy: Wait to Pleasure5. Oneohtrix Point Never:...

Candy crush

THE YEAR IN NIGHTLIFE: Queer hip-hop, porn music, spruced-up venues, virtual techno, classical near-riots, and the '90s big-room revival ruled 2013

Haley Zaremba’s Top 10 Concerts of 2012

For our annual Year in Music issue, I asked local musicians, rappers, producers, and music writers to sound off on...

Emily Savage’s Top 10 Albums and Shows of 2012

For our annual Year in Music issue, I asked local musicians, rappers, producers, and music writers to sound off on the...

Grass Widow’s Hannah Lew: Top 10 Everything

For our annual Year in Music issue, I asked local musicians, rappers, producers, and music writers to sound off on the year's...

Michael Krimper’s Endless Desire List

For our annual Year in Music issue, I asked local musicians, rappers, producers, and music writers to sound off on the year's...

Tycho’s Top Bay Area and Bay Area-Affiliated Acts

For our annual Year in Music issue, I asked local musicians, rappers, producers, and music writers to sound off on the year's best...

Antwon’s Top 10 Rap Jamz of 2012

For our annual Year in Music issue, I asked local musicians, rappers, producers, and music writers to sound off on the year's best songs,...

YEAR IN MUSIC 2012: Top 10s Galore

Major SF players share their favorites

YEAR IN MUSIC 2012: Blowing like the wind

Nightlife in 2012: Did I leave my bra in the booth?

YEAR IN MUSIC 2012: Digital scraps and analog curiosities

Hype Williams and the Internet wild

YEAR IN MUSIC 2012: Bottom line

The majors, streaming sites, and independent artists dance to the tune of economic decline

YEAR IN MUSIC 2012: Waiting for Four-O

E-40 and Too Short's historic collaboration caps another strange year for Bay Area rap

YEAR IN MUSIC 2012: Beach squelch shimmy

Supergroup Uzi Rash plots its own demise for the end of 2012

YEAR IN MUSIC 2012: Sinner’s exit

After another prolific year, San Francisco's beloved garage rock star waves goodbye to the Bay

Nite Trax: Nebakaneza’s top 10 dubstep tracks of 2011

DJ Nebakaneza of the always raging Ritual Dubstep weekly (every Thursday, 9pm-3am at Temple) has one of the finest ears on the dubstep scene...

Come, as you are

YEAR IN MUSIC: An impassioned fan flocks to Seattle and Rasputin Music for Nevermind's anniversary

Bass Odyssey

YEAR IN MUSIC 2011: Pop goes the world -- a whirlwind year of nightlife and dance music. Plus a nightlife top 11 for 2011 

How guilty?

YEAR IN MUSIC 2011: Your chances at heaven after this year's hip-pop and R&B obsessions

The tops of 2011

YEAR IN MUSIC 2011: Local musicians, writers, DJs, and promoters sound off on the year's best songs, album releases, shows, and club drugs

Man/machine

YEAR IN MUSIC 2011: Synthpop rises again

Snapped

YEAR IN MUSIC 2011: New photo book Murder in the Front Row looks back at the infancy of Bay Area thrash. Plus: top 10 metal albums of the year

Rearview mirror

YEAR IN MUSIC 2011: It's a retromaniac's world, but lookin' back ain't so bad. Plus: the top 10 live shows of 2011

Year in Music: Pantha du Prince’s Top 10 (+1) of 2010

Phill Niblock, Touch Radio 57Efdemin, ChicagoKonrad Sprenger, VersprochenAvey Tare, Down ThereFoxtrot Echo Lima Tango fanzineAutechre, OverstepsMoritz Von Oswald Trio, Live In New YorkLive jams...