Music: New paths

by Charlie SwansonAs we reported last week, this year the Mill Valley Film Festival (MVFF) unveiled a new concert series—dubbed MVFF Music, at Sweetwater...

Music: Music for days

by Molly OlesonIt’s three days before the opening night of the 38th annual Mill Valley Film Festival (MVFF), and Executive Director Mark Fishkin is...

Music: Hats off

by Charlie SwansonOur annual appreciation of North Bay bands, the NorBays Music Awards, is taking a break from hosting a live concert and ceremony...

Music: Lost in song

by Charlie SwansonWill Oldham has stories to tell. At first, the singer-songwriter and occasional actor told these stories under the Palace moniker, forming several...

Music: Rockin’ the mountain

by Lily O’Brien“I love music too much to stop,” writes Mac Rebennack (aka Dr. John), via email. “It feeds my soul and I hope...

Music: Holds up

by Charlie SwansonPossessing a mane of long, blonde hair and a blazing alt-country sound, Danny Click is an immediately recognizable figure in Marin County’s...

Editor’s Note: 2015 NorBays voting begins

Now’s the time to vote for your favorite local band! Each year since 2005, the NorBays Music Awards have recognized the best bands of...

Feature: ‘Kill Me’ now

by Steve PalopoliIn much the same way that punk was a musical revolution, the definitive book about punk was a literary one. With its...

Music: Return to roots

by Lily O'BrienWhen Zulu Spear burst onto the Bay Area music scene in the 1980s, there was simply no other band like it. Originally...

Music: Perfect strangers

by Charlie SwansonSan Francisco songwriter Andy Cabic is the man behind the city’s long-running folk ensemble Vetiver, forming the band in 2002. Over the...