November 23, 2022

Legendary Composer Plays the Music of ‘Suspiria’ Live

Claudio Simonetti’s Goblin celebrates the 45th anniversary of Dario Argento’s classic film


November 16, 2022

Bitch’s ‘Bitchcraft’ Reimagines Pop Music

Electric violin, synth and world music influences drive the queer icon’s new autobiographical ‘witchy poet pop’ album
November 8, 2022

Salinas’ Mystery Lights Closes in On Stardom

Skyrocketing record sales, packing venues throughout New York City, a major record deal—the infectious garage rockers are just getting started
November 2, 2022

La Luz Unleashes Surf Rock Without Boundaries

A near-death experience, creepy graphic novels, birth and surviving cancer, make up the arsenal of inspiration that fuels the Los Angeles trio
October 12, 2022

James McMurtry and Todd Snider Perform the Rio

Two of the country’s most celebrated contemporary singer-songwriters bring their bags of stories to Santa Cruz
October 12, 2022

Turntables, Whips and Beyoncé: Evicshen’s Wild World of Self-Made Sonics

Bay Area artist Victoria Shen brings unique gear and punk-rock attitude to Indexical
October 5, 2022

John Doe Brings His Folk Trio to Moe’s

Punk legend finds more fun in the old world—as in the 1800s—on pandemic-inspired project
October 5, 2022

Graham Nash Revisits His Most Poignant Work

The 80-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer busts out several songs from his early solo records ‘Songs for Beginners’ and ‘Wild Tales’
September 28, 2022

Hip-Hop Star Lyrics Born Celebrates Upcoming Record

The Bay Area MC continues to unleash progressive messages of unity—with funky beats—on his own terms
September 27, 2022

Viagra Boys Storms Santa Cruz

The Stockholm punk rockers deliver big at the Catalyst
September 21, 2022

Pianist John Orlando Performs First Solo Concert in Decades

The acclaimed Aptos musician’s ‘Love and Loss’ honors locals who lost their lives to Covid
September 14, 2022

The String Cheese Incident Headlines the Santa Cruz Mountain Sol Festival

The two-day event also features the Devil Makes Three, Jackie Greene, Melvin Seals and many others
August 31, 2022

Metal Mavericks the Melvins are More Prolific than Ever

Iconic frontman Buzz Osborne talks about the band’s ambitious quadruple album, his new street photography book and golf
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