About Ryan Knapp

Ryan too loves all thing music and is unsure what point of view I should write this in.

Madeline Kenney founds Copper Mouth Records

"I don’t want it to be over-glorified, if that makes sense. This is a new thing for me, like a 2017 experiment. I really hope it goes well, and [...]

By |January 30, 2017|1 Comment

Premiere: Jordannah Elizabeth, ‘The Warmest Low’

Jordannah Elizabeth has lived in and out of the Bay Area for a couple years now. She currently lives in Baltimore, is in San Francisco as I write, and will back [...]

By |November 2, 2016|Comments Off on Premiere: Jordannah Elizabeth, ‘The Warmest Low’
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    Review: Oakland Interfaith Community Choir 3rd Annual Concert

Review: Oakland Interfaith Community Choir 3rd Annual Concert

Thirty years ago the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir branched out of Oakland’s Jazz Camp. OIGC performed and even traveled the world, and eventually, spawned two similarly minded choirs, the [...]

By |July 19, 2016|2 Comments

Capybara release first single, “Summertime”

Before Capybara*, Carmen Caruso played in another band, Odd Owl. They disbanded and she went to Costa Rica for three weeks, a trip she hoped would help clear her [...]

By |July 19, 2016|2 Comments
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    Wymond Miles to release ‘Call By Night,’ play album release show

Wymond Miles to release ‘Call By Night,’ play album release show

Wymond Miles is releasing Call By Night on July 8, his first full-length album in three years. For fans of only the Fresh & Onlys, Wymond Miles' other project, this [...]

By |June 6, 2016|Comments Off on Wymond Miles to release ‘Call By Night,’ play album release show

Review: All Day I Dream in the Park

About two hours into All Day I Dream, in Hellman Hollow at Golden Gate Park this weekend, I noticed a family on the bank watching and listening to the [...]

By |May 23, 2016|Comments Off on Review: All Day I Dream in the Park

Woodsist Festival announces full lineup

Woodsist Festival in Big Sur seems like the counterpoint to festival culture and its funhouse associations: it’s not necessarily big, there’s not so much a headliner as there is [...]

By |May 19, 2016|Comments Off on Woodsist Festival announces full lineup

All Day I Dream in the Park lands in the Bay Area

All Day I Dream, dreamt up in Brooklyn in 2011, is a traveling house and techno event created by Lee Burridge and Matthew Dekay. The event is touching down [...]

By |May 17, 2016|Comments Off on All Day I Dream in the Park lands in the Bay Area

Meat Market made a new album, “Dig Deep”

The word "catchy" is weird - I think it describes an ability. A catchy song does something a non-catchy song can't? I call a song catchy, and that's usually the final frontier in [...]

By |April 28, 2016|1 Comment

Deerhunter at the Fillmore in words and pictures

Deerhunter (photo: Ian Young)

The show started like this: the Fillmore chandeliers dimmed from yellow to a dark glass color, the room now dark, and a recording of Bradford Cox reading Arthur Rimbaud's A [...]

By |April 20, 2016|Comments Off on Deerhunter at the Fillmore in words and pictures

The Herms return with “Welcome All Tourists”

The Herms have been at it for a while, long enough to say Welcome All Tourists is their first release in three years, and the first release for Narnack Records [...]

By |April 8, 2016|Comments Off on The Herms return with “Welcome All Tourists”

Wild Moth release “Buried” video

 

Wild Moth. Photo: Anna Capurso

Stop-motion implies a process. It's hard to watch anything stop-motion and not spin off into thinking about how tedious it probably felt to make. Take a [...]

By |April 6, 2016|Comments Off on Wild Moth release “Buried” video
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