Music News & Reviews

Music News & Reviews

Saba creates like there's no time to waste

Saba's music holds two seemingly opposite ideas – tragedy and triumph – in close proximity. There are moments when Saba has to step back and appreciate that he is a part of making history, a key player in a great era for Chicago hip-hop dominated by a new wave of MCs and producers. But he is also part of a generation decimated by urban violence and a sense that the Civil Rights struggles of the '60s were not the dawning of a new, more enlightened America, but a prelude to the struggles and bloodshed to come.

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Jade Jackson performs a song about growing up in Santa Margarita

Santa Margarita singer-songwriter Jade Jackson performs "Back When," about her hometown of Santa Margarita. She has a new album out called “Gilded,” and an upcoming tour with Social Distortion.
Joe Johnston The Tribune
Jade Jackson performs a song about growing up in Santa Margarita 4:01

Jade Jackson performs a song about growing up in Santa Margarita

Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Stephen Stills and Barry Goldberg team up to form The Rides 2:12

Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Stephen Stills and Barry Goldberg team up to form The Rides

SLO County teen singers perform 'Here Comes the Sun' 2:45

SLO County teen singers perform 'Here Comes the Sun'

Listen to blues rocker Robert Cray, playing the Fremont Theatre in SLO 0:36

Listen to blues rocker Robert Cray, playing the Fremont Theatre in SLO