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Bumping and thriving

Om Hip Hop puts real life back on the dance floor

Gyan Riley

Complex sensitivity as a guitarist and composer, showcased in the four-part "Progression of the Ancestors" suite

Thou shalt have icons

Jazz giants come alive, with artful intimacy

Seeing other people

On highways, families, ghosts, and gods: unwrapping the gift of a good story

Cemetery days

Poems smuggled out of Buchenwald record two sisters' observations from inside a living hell

What comes around

In The Cycle Plays, Theatre of Yugen looks to uncover a spirit in every tone

Prints charming

In a new SoMa location, Electric Works is building the Land of Yes

MCMAF: Collective hip noises

With Buy Hidden Persuaders, I Am Spoonbender continue to remove our veils

Noise Pop: Midlake of the storm

Midlake make a logical afternoon appearance

Robe of glory

Geoff Muldaur considers himself lucky

Believe the buzz

The Makes Nice lick freakbeat candy wrappers for the benefit of all

Rock between wars: Ecstatic Sunshine

No boring moments on the zippy Freckle Wars

Northern composure

Victoria's Shapes and Sizes unfold before our ears

Come in from the cold

Local songsters Michael Talbott and the Wolfkings howl slowly, sweetly