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Static at KUSF – station sold, public meeting planned

January 18, 2011
 Today the University of San Francisco (USF) announced that its radio station, KUSF, is moving to an online-only classical music format. Before its transmission...

Jukebox Jury: Anika

January 18, 2011
Anika's self-titled album on Stones Throw is getting play these days, but not as much talk about its cover versions as one might expect....

50 years in exile

Jaime Cortez envisions the "Universal Remote" known as Michael Jackson

The music library

While you do the research, Dade Elderon — a.k.a. Adeptus — is making tracks

Weird emergence

Look to the skies — Pictureplane's other car is a broom

Don’t forget the Motor City

Rick Prelinger uncovers an American story in Lost Landscapes of Detroit

Light fantastic

Let your mind's eye travel through the "Zone Modules" of Suzy Poling

Video babies of 2010: A wee look back

Smoking Baby, Preacher Baby, Iron Baby, Samba Baby, Mini Daddy -- Is it too premature to nominate 2010 for "Year of the Video Baby"?...

We do it best

YEAR IN MUSIC: Bay Area rock staked its claim while critical darlings turned bogus in 2010

America’s next top band

Wouldn't you like to share a puce moment with Puce Moment?

Get her if you can

A journey into costume karaoke, with the incomparable Carletta Sue Kay


What we're listening to


A home for perfect guitar pop, stronger than ever after 20 years

GOLDIES 2010: Ruth Laskey

A deft use of weft and warp to create color forms in which minimalism and materiality intersect


A creative maven who has been an integral part of the city's cultural fabric for decades


What we're listening to

Love of sound

Aquarius Records turns 40 and throws a party

Past presence

Simon Reynolds sounds off about the music of hauntology

Her band

Corin Tucker goes solo and finds some new voices on 1,000 Years

Let them eat mayhem

Grab your knife and prepare to gorge on Shannon O'Malley's apocalypse cakes


With The Waves, Tamaryn introduces a powerful persona to the panorama of shoegaze

From Alps to Arp

Alexis Georgopoulos has an SF homecoming at the On Land Festival

Music, lovers

FALL ARTS: A new romanticism comes alive this fall, brought to you by Kisses

Show time

FALL ARTS: An alphabet of upcoming fall concerts