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Music in SF provides interviews with some of the biggest names in the live music scene in San Francisco, the Bay Area and Beyond. Music in SF features interviews, Q&As and portraits with both Bay Area, San Francisco bands as well as National musical acts.

Don Was Music in SF

Don Was Hosts Blue Note Box Set Party at The Battery in SF

For many years the name Don Was was synonymous with rock music. Having produced albums for such legendary acts like Iggy Pop, the Black Crowes, The Rolling Stones and many others, he was known throughout music circles as a “Rock Guy.” But, that wasn’t enough for this talented bassist from Detroit that’s already amassed a… Keep Reading

The Overcoats announce north american tour

Q&A: Overcoats

Overcoats, an electronic music duo that’s been said to draw its strength from vulnerability, finding light through darkness, and the catharsis of simple, honest songwriting, is making its way to the Independent in San Francisco on Dec. 9. The band comprised of JJ Mitchell and Hana Elion has been riding high on the success of… Keep Reading


Q&A: Amplify Her (MOVIE)

Amplify Her, a west-coast directed documentary film, graphic novel, and animated motion comic series, is coming to The Castro Theatre on Nov. 16. The documentary film, graphic novel and animated motion comic series explores the rise of female artists in the electronic music scene. Imagined and brought to life by more than 21 female creators across… Keep Reading

Alexa Villa

Q&A: Alexa Villa

Alexa Villa began her music career very early on in life. At the age 7 to be exact. But there was never that “Aha!” moment that this is what she wanted to do with her life. “It just always felt right to play music,” she said. “I feel the most like myself when I’m behind… Keep Reading

nakho bear

Q&A: Nahko Bear

Nahko and Medicine for the People are making their way to San Francisco with a show at The Independent on Nov. 9th. They’re currently on tour in support of Nahko’s debut solo album, My Name is Bear, which was just recently released on Oct. 20. Nahko also released the first music video from the upcoming… Keep Reading

Bebe Rexha and Marc E. Bassy

Q&A: Marc E. Bassy

Bay Area singer-songwriter, Marc E. Bassy, just released his debut album Gossip Columns, which features cameos from big names like Kehlani, KYLE, YG, Bobby Brackins, Hailee Steinfeld, Thundercat and G-EAZY (including their platinum-certified song “You and Me”). About the new release, Marc said, “I chose this album title because these tracks are essentially sensationalized stories… Keep Reading


Q&A: Sascha Konietzko of KMFDM

KMFDM stands for Kein Mehrheit Für Die Mitleid, which at one point was loosely translated by the band as “no pity for the majority.” To this day they’ve remained true to this vision and with their latest release, Hell Yeah, are spreading their movement of non-conformity louder than ever. According to the singer Sascha Konietzko, the… Keep Reading

Songhoy Blues

Q&A: Songhoy Blues to Play Bimbo’s 365 Club

Songhoy Blues is a blues/rock band from Timbuktu, Mali, which formed after Jihadists took over their homes and imposed Sharia law that included a ban on all forms of music. Since leaving the homeland, the quartet has released the critically-acclaimed Music in Exile and just recently released a new LP entitled, Résistance, which Rolling Stone calls one… Keep Reading

Everything Everything

Q&A: Everything Everything

British band Everything Everything are set to land on North American land this Fall with a string of headlining tour dates. Starting on October 9 at San Francisco’s Bimbo’s 365 Club, the Manchester four-piece will also be making stops in Los Angeles, New York City, Washington, D.C, and Cambridge to support their soon-to-be-released album “A… Keep Reading

Lili Holbrook

Q&A: Lily Holbrook

I was first introduced to folk rock singer Lily Holbrook almost 10 years ago by accident on Youtube. What intrigued me the most about her was that here was this young lady that looked like a pop starlet with her perfect cheekbones and big beautiful doe eyes, singing these heavy and melancholic songs with deep poignant… Keep Reading

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