About Dariush Azmoudeh

A rare breed of Bay Area native that still somehow lives in the Bay Area. Spent two years living in Austin, TX after graduating from Chico State. Journalist/graphic designer that loves playing the guitar and has been trying to learn to play "Smells Like Teen Spirit" on his new ukulele.

Review: Porter Robinson’s Second Sky Festival

(photo: Priscilla Rodriguez)

As someone who doesn’t know a whole lot about EDM, Porter Robinson’s Second Sky Festival at Oakland’s Middle Harbor Shoreline Park was a great gateway for those [...]

By |June 19, 2019|Comments Off on Review: Porter Robinson’s Second Sky Festival

Shutups come through heavy with “Cement Hands”

Off the heels of “Yellowjacket," here comes Shutups with “Cement Hands,” the second single from their upcoming Every Day I'm Less Zen album.

With the release of the new single, [...]

By |May 16, 2019|Comments Off on Shutups come through heavy with “Cement Hands”
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    Geographer premieres music video for “Summer Of My Discontentment”

Geographer premieres music video for “Summer Of My Discontentment”

(photo: Brittany O'Brien)

Just before hitting the road for his upcoming tour, Geographer has dropped the music video for “Summer of my Discontentment” off of his latest EP, New Jersey.

Geographer [...]

By |April 30, 2019|Comments Off on Geographer premieres music video for “Summer Of My Discontentment”

Shutups debut new single and video for “Yellowjacket”

(photo: Nate Gilchrest)

Oakland indie punk duo, Shutups, begin the road to their album debut with their first single, "Yellowjacket."

After four EPs, the band will finally be releasing Every Day [...]

By |March 22, 2019|Comments Off on Shutups debut new single and video for “Yellowjacket”

The Y Axes’ new single ‘Moon’ glows brightly

(photo: Dave McMahon)

No need to look up at the sky tonight for the new single by the Y Axes, because "Moon" is already up.

Following the heels of "How We [...]

By |March 14, 2019|Comments Off on The Y Axes’ new single ‘Moon’ glows brightly

The Aces rock Rickshaw Stop tonight

If you want to know one of the places to see The Aces perform live, look no further as they take the stage at the Rickshaw Stop on Tuesday [...]

By |February 12, 2019|Comments Off on The Aces rock Rickshaw Stop tonight

Review + Photos: FIDLAR at the Fox Theater

FIDLAR (photo: Dariush Azmoudeh)

The Fox Theater, a beautiful Oakland venue with a light-up marquee outside and an elegant inside with golden carved trim surrounding the stage, is truly a [...]

By |November 5, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: FIDLAR at the Fox Theater

Same Girls prepare to release ‘Young Minded’ mixtape

(Left to Right: Bassist Mike DeVito, guitarist Tyler Valentino, drummer Otto Janes, and vocalist/guitarist Taifa Nia outside of Same Girls' practice studio in Oakland. photo: Dariush Azmoudeh)

You can listen [...]

By |September 18, 2018|Comments Off on Same Girls prepare to release ‘Young Minded’ mixtape

Giveaway: Bishop Briggs at the Fox, September 4

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Looking for something to do September 4? Here’s your chance to see Bishop Briggs at the Fox Theater.

Know for her song “River,” Bishop Briggs has been on [...]

By |August 30, 2018|Comments Off on Giveaway: Bishop Briggs at the Fox, September 4

Code Orange brings metalcore to August Hall

Want to get a chance to work out those neck muscles? Get some headbanging exercise in while seeing Code Orange live on July 5 at August Hall in San [...]

By |July 5, 2018|Comments Off on Code Orange brings metalcore to August Hall
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    Celebrate the Fourth of July with funk and hip-hop at Jack London Square

Celebrate the Fourth of July with funk and hip-hop at Jack London Square

Jack London Square is the place to be on the Fourth for its annual Fourth of July Block Party. Along with various activities, vendors, food, and beer, several musical [...]

By |July 2, 2018|Comments Off on Celebrate the Fourth of July with funk and hip-hop at Jack London Square
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    Immersion (with Colin Newman of Wire) brings electronic vibes to Cafe du Nord

Immersion (with Colin Newman of Wire) brings electronic vibes to Cafe du Nord

The UK duo Immersion, featuring Colin Newman of Wire and Malka Spigel of Minimal Compact, will be performing at Cafe du Nord on June 24.

The San Francisco show is [...]

By |June 21, 2018|Comments Off on Immersion (with Colin Newman of Wire) brings electronic vibes to Cafe du Nord
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