10 years on, Burger Boogaloo stays strange

In the years that I've been attending Burger Boogaloo, the festival heights exponentially grew each year. Two years ago, Iggy Pop did his best Alex Honnold impression and scaled the [...]

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    ‘Punk Rock Storytelling: War Stories’ comes to Swedish American Hall next week

‘Punk Rock Storytelling: War Stories’ comes to Swedish American Hall next week

I first encountered the zine Lobotomy when I was a teenager in Tampa, Florida. Poking out of a stack of papers labeled "Posters and shit $1," Lobotomy appealed to [...]

Self-mythologizing with Abe Hollow

I first met Adam Hirsch, the man behind the project Abe Hollow, at a house show in Oakland.

We only chatted briefly, introducing ourselves and setting up a time to [...]

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    Premiere: Rubber Tramp says “So Long,” once again, on ‘Desert Tramp’

Premiere: Rubber Tramp says “So Long,” once again, on ‘Desert Tramp’

(photo: Ben Einstein)

Oakland's Rubber Tramp return with their second EP — a genuine rock and roll affair called Desert Tramp, and a record release party this Friday at Bottom [...]

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Vagabon supporting Angel Olsen on fall tour, Fox show

(photo: Amanda Marsalis)

Angel Olsen has announced a headlining North American tour this fall, her first full-band tour since 2017. If somehow that's not enough to bring you to Oakland's [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Dear Nora, Bardo Martinez and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Dear Nora, Bardo Martinez and more

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The best Boogaloo bloopers and vendors

From the Chats to The Clams, to Mr. Waters and a giant, diving panda, this year’s Burger Boogaloo was a solid, fun-filled weekend. It certainly had its moments, and some [...]

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    Mistah FAB delivers a summer’s worth of bangers on “Hella Ratchet 2” mixtape

Mistah FAB delivers a summer’s worth of bangers on “Hella Ratchet 2” mixtape

Fabby Davis Jr., Mr. Dope Era -- When he's not sitting court side at Golden State Warriors games or running his merch shop in downtown Oakland, Mistah FAB stays [...]

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    Summer Fridays at Bandcamp: Upcoming Abelton workshop, Umber release party and of course, performances

Summer Fridays at Bandcamp: Upcoming Abelton workshop, Umber release party and of course, performances

Bandcamp Oakland has quickly become a gem of a record-store-slash-performance-space for curious music junkies, local artists, and creators in the area. Peruse its selection of stellar independent records or [...]

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Billie Gale plays Temescal Block Party July 20

Dream pop duo Billie Gale is up to their usual dreamy tricks. Their forthcoming single, “The Rules” is a synth-lined heaven with vocals that border on Gaelic and guitar [...]

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    Singer-songwriter Samaria releases “Piece By Peace” video + tour announcement

Singer-songwriter Samaria releases “Piece By Peace” video + tour announcement

As the Bay Area continues to grow as an R&B hotspot, singer-songwriter Samaria seems to have aligned her silent trajectory right alongside it. The 22-year-old has been quietly dropping [...]

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  • Boy Scouts at Phono del Sol 2019, by Ian Young
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    Boy Scouts release balloon-filled video for “Get Well Soon”

Boy Scouts release balloon-filled video for “Get Well Soon”

Boy Scouts at Phono del Sol 2019 (photo: Ian Young)

For anyone having a low day, a tough time, or who just enjoys colorful moments watching balloons doing what they [...]