Once & Future Band’s “Freaks” is freakin good

Photo Cred: Rob Williamson

This month, Oakland’s Once & Future Band released two fresh singles off their forthcoming album, Deleted Scenes. Single “Freaks” is a tune with that jumps in with [...]

All the fundraisers I know of for local venues

I'm sorry to start this off with such a sobering fact, but I think we've all thought it: San Francisco is going to be a very different place when [...]

By |March 27, 2020|2 Comments

Awkward Convos with Beejus: Josh Chase (again)

Awkward Convos, how we've missed thee.

This week sees the return of Josh Chase, cannabis-world entrepreneur and owner of the Have a Heart dispensary in downtown Oakland (don't forget dispensaries [...]

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    6 local online radio stations to keep the tunes going during shelter in place

6 local online radio stations to keep the tunes going during shelter in place

With a growing abundance of livestreams and online concert series to online sales, musicians and institutions are quickly adapting to be resilient as possible in the face of the [...]

By |March 23, 2020|1 Comment

Video Premiere: Schlee, “Run Run Baby”

Look around you. Doesn't it feel like you're living in a dream world right now? Can you even remember what life was like before this? My advice: go with [...]

By |March 20, 2020|2 Comments
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    Quaran-tunes: Coping with shelter in place, Bay Area edition

Quaran-tunes: Coping with shelter in place, Bay Area edition

It sure didn't take long for our world to be upended, did it? Look, there's no way to pussyfoot around this: COVID-19 sucks. It will cost countless lives the world [...]

By |March 19, 2020|0 Comments

Bandcamp takes no cut on Friday March 20th

Image courtesy of Bandcamp

With venues closing, tours halting, and even practice spaces closing down, many musicians are quite suddenly no longer able to make their bills. In an effort [...]

Pandemica Online will keep you distracted this weekend

Some of us have been lucky enough to have a little work to pick at this week during "shelter in place" orders across the Bay Area. I myself have [...]

By |March 19, 2020|0 Comments
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    The Show Must Go On: Livestreaming concerts when going out isn’t an option

The Show Must Go On: Livestreaming concerts when going out isn’t an option

One of the many industries hit particularly hard by the realities of COVID-19 is the gigging music economy. With effectively every public event in the Bay Area cancelled, musicians [...]

By |March 18, 2020|1 Comment

If we were at SXSW, here’s who we would have seen

In times of excitement or exhaustion; happiness or sadness, one of the most powerful saviors of a mood, a day, or even a life, is music.

Before things shut down [...]

Photos: KISS at Oracle Arena

KISS (photo: Jon Bauer)

In what will undoubtedly be one of the last big shows in the Bay for the foreseeable future, last week saw Oakland Arena get rock and [...]

By |March 17, 2020|0 Comments

Hawke makes dark art, light work, and books

Words by Lily Moayeri

Is the quote, “Everyone has a book inside of them, it’s just a matter of getting it out?” Or, “Everyone has a book in them, but [...]

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