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    Airbnb adds intimate concerts at unique venues to its range of experiences

Airbnb adds intimate concerts at unique venues to its range of experiences

Sol Development performs Airbnb Concert hosted by Zoo Labs of Oakland

Since its inception 10 years ago, Airbnb has changed the face of lodging, offering  4.5 million listings for short-term rent [...]

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Sam Johnson releases new pop single “Palm Trees”

San Francisco weather is warming up this week, just in time for Sam Johnson's breezy new beach-inspired pop song, "Palm Trees." This dreamy, upbeat tune is the first of [...]

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SXSW 2018: THICK

CHAI - Hotel Vegas, Sunday, Burgermania

Sunday is always a tough day at SXSW. Everyone is super hung over and dragging, but Japan sent CHAI to put more smiles on [...]

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Music and Mortality: Avi Vinocur, “Blizzard”

When Avi Vinocur's Goodnight, Texas bandmate's father — a New Jerseyan, the kind of character you couldn't write, and, most importantly, one of Avi's closest friends — died, he [...]

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    Hollie Cook sits atop tropical pop with a Sex Pistols pedigree

Hollie Cook sits atop tropical pop with a Sex Pistols pedigree

(photo: Ollie Grove)

British singer-songwriter Hollie Cook grew up in a musical family and kept the company of rockers and pop stars. Amid her storied exposure to musical luminaries, Cook [...]

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Video Premiere: Sloth & Turtle, “Toys”

Goldeneye 64: it's basically the millennial's version of chess.

Instrumental quartet Sloth & Turtle have tapped (literally) into some crazy musical terrain during the last few years. Seamlessly blending math-rock, [...]

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    Dive into rare Icelandic grooves on DJ Platurn’s “Breaking the Ice”

Dive into rare Icelandic grooves on DJ Platurn’s “Breaking the Ice”

As a DJ for more than 20 years, Oakland's Platurn has a way of transporting his audiences to multiple corners of the globe and various eras through his deep [...]

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    Mickelson releases second single off upcoming album ‘A Wondrous Life’

Mickelson releases second single off upcoming album ‘A Wondrous Life’

(photo: Jayms Ramirez)

Singer-songwriter and producer Mickelson's journey to his upcoming album, A Wondrous Life, hasn't been straightforward. The folk-rocker, who has lived in the Bay Area since the '80s, [...]

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The Pendletons are wishing they can “Funk Forever”

Together, E Da Boss (of Myron and E on Stone's Throw) and Trailer Limon make up the Pendletons — a boogie-funk and modern soul project. Two years ago, they [...]

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    Kat Robichaud’s “Song for David Bowie” is a tear-jerking tribute

Kat Robichaud’s “Song for David Bowie” is a tear-jerking tribute

(photo: Mike Lloyd)

For anyone who loved Major Tom, this song rings about as true as it gets. From the first feeling of being radically accepted by David Bowie's music, [...]

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Flour Flour release new single “Become Animal”

Flour Flour (photo: Leon Saperstein)

Berkeley alt-pop natives Flour Flour (Brian Baughn and Philip Wright) took the idea of exploring how animals see the world to create their latest single, [...]

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    Sponsored: Ty Segall comes home to The UC (not that he really left)

Sponsored: Ty Segall comes home to The UC (not that he really left)

If you're hanging out on The Bay Bridged, there's not much we can tell you about Ty Segall that you don't already know or won't agree with. SF legend? [...]

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