Cracker to showcase double album at SLO Brew

Together since 1990, the band will play at SLO Brew on July 6.

Wordsauce: Stirring up genres since 2009

Wordsauce’s music is exactly what the band name sounds like — a smooth blend (of music genres).

Owen Pallett's 'In Conflict' is a statement of maturity

Parker gives his take on Owen Pallett’s ‘In Conflict’ in this week’s music column.

Fall comes early with new Camera Obscura record

Summer is traditionally the territory of the titanic pop song. Daft Punk’s instant classic throwback “Get Lucky” unofficially began the season when windows-down, sing-along anthems by Katy Perry and Black Eyed Peas rule the airwaves.

Misery loves company: the tragic beauty of The National’s ‘Trouble Will Find Me’

By all accounts, Matt Berninger is a happy man. He’s married with a daughter, and between all the interviews and Reddit AMAs leading up to the album release, The National seems to be content.

Music and movies: a match made in … Hollywood?

“The Great Gatsby,” as interpreted by the always-subtle and understated Baz Luhrmann, presents the whirlwind of Roaring ’20s opulence.