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Sigur Rós induce goosebumps with their emotive performance at the Greek Theatre Berkeley

Sigur Rós

PHOTOS: The Icelandic group made its Bay Area fans feel a massive range of emotions, from meditative moments to outright joyousness.

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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2015 spreads contagious smiles across Golden Gate Park

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival 2015

PHOTOS: Oh Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, how the Bay Area loves you.

Kate Tempest is about to blow up, get in early

SHOW REVIEW: Take a look at Kate Tempest. Now go listen to her music and see her live because she’s a force to be reckoned with.

FYF Fest reveals 2015 lineup

FYF Fest 2015

The 12th annual FYF Fest once again promises a delicious distillation of indie, electronic, rap or rock acts. Although, this year seems to be pretty lean in the rock department.

Kevin Parker links to new Tame Impala track “Disciples” via intriguing reddit AMA

Tame Impala's Kevin Parker

Parker says the new Tame Impala LP “definitely has the most variation of any album I’ve done in the past”, offers refreshing take on music streaming.

GO4FREE Bay Area // What So Not, Cashmere Cat, Squarepusher or Cloud Nothings

Shows of the Week: CAPTION THIS to win free Fauxchella tickets this week in the Bay Area.

Mac DeMarco appears to have a new album on the way

Mac shared a compilation video on Friday afternoon that includes snippets of five new songs being mastered in the studio — along with a variety of wacky faces.

James Murphy makes statement on LCD Soundsystem four years to the day since last show

It’s been four years since LCD Soundsystem broke up, something that seems to be weighing heavily on the mind of the captain, James Murphy.

Outside Lands daily lineups are out!

Now the single-day lineups are out, we can breath easily knowing that the good people at APE and Superfly have not pitted Elton John vs. Kendrick Lamar (thank you).

Toro y Moi pivots to psych-disco-funk & a greater sense of band unity

SHOW REVIEW: And their live performance is as heady, loose and psych-disco-funk spectacular as ever.

How to Dress Well reinterprets ‘Pour Cyril’ with orchestral backing // LISTEN

Tom Krell is as close as you can get to a male siren — his voice is simply that beautiful and hauntingly dynamic.

Outside Lands 2015: Elton John, Mumford & Sons, The Black Keys, Kendrick Lamar are your headliners

The eighth Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival has unleashed the 2015 lineup, and it’s a winner.

Tweedy have a full circle moment at The Fillmore

SHOW REVIEW: The nostalgia was real at The Fillmore this week, not because Jeff Tweedy was playing old material, but because of how far his son Spencer has come.

Bored DJ turns airplane ambiance into mile high dance jam // WATCH

Bored DJ samples sounds from long flight. What happens next will MELT YOUR FACE

Killer Mike’s ‘fuck boy’ chant in response to fuck boy SXSW fan is all time

Proof positive why El-P and Killer Mike are brothers for life.

Help protect SF music venues from developers & new noise complaints with one minute of your time

The threat to SF’s live music scene is real, but you can take action to support new legislation that will protect established nightlife venues from new real estate development.

High Sierra Music Fest adds Umphrey’s McGee, The Word, Lake Street Dive, Nicki Bluhm, Lotus & more

High Sierra Music Festival

The 25th edition of High Sierra Music Festival is starting to look like a major celebration of the history of the magical four day event.

What do Modest Mouse’s 5 new songs say about the upcoming album?

ALBUM PREVIEW: In short, it’s going to be fantastic.

Dan Deacon could be the ideal Noise Pop artist

SHOW REVIEW: Dan Deacon takes all sorts of frequencies and cross sections of genre elements and whirls it all together into a crescendo of weird, atypical pop. And by weird, I mean the very good kind of weird.

Shouldn’t Spotify let you follow along to your friend’s song selection in real time?

FEATURE REQUEST: Spotify and its users would profit if you could listen to your friends DJ in real time.