Silent films have a way of burrowing their stories into your mind and taking root. With this preview of the San Francisco Silent Film Festival 2022, let us plant a few seeds.
The best new heavy albums of April 2022 feature Satan’s return, Fer De Lance’s step into traditional heavy metal, and Eunoia’s take on blackened post-hardcore.
Blues is the foundation of much American music, but it’s often seen as a legacy genre. These 12 blues artists make the case for its continuing relevance and vitality.
Jazz critic Will Layman has been listening to classical piano and Afro-Cuban music in various forms. The best new jazz this month is also strong and extensive.
Ten highlights from True/False Film Festival 2022, where festival-goers enter theaters to sounds of live music from eclectic buskers, meet to discuss films over pints of beer, and hit late-night concert revues.
Post-metal legends collaborate, boundaries between black metal and emo are crossed, underground cult legends are reshaped, and progressive death metal explorations are underway.
This month’s best hip-hop traverses the spectrum with the return of a legendary group, a dreamy jazz-rap collaboration, a UK drill upstart, and industrial rap metal.
JazzMatters is a new monthly round-up of the best new jazz and creative music. March 2022 features Cécile McLorin Salvant, Melissa Aldana, and Ryan Keberle.