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    Mixtape: The Bay Area’s Standout Hip Hop and R&B Producers

Mixtape: The Bay Area’s Standout Hip Hop and R&B Producers

This episode first ran on KQED.org.

Download: Mixtape: The Bay Area's Standout Hip Hop and R&B Producers (Podcast #426)

The Bay Area's vibrant hip hop and R&B scenes include a wealth [...]

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Music and Mortality: Scott Ferreter, “Dad’s Chest”

In case you haven't noticed, death is a big deal in the Bay Area this week. As ReImagine: End of Life gets underway, we're proud to present our latest [...]

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    Some important news about Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival

Some important news about Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival

Dear Friends,

For 7 years, we’ve been extremely proud to bring you the Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival, our annual summer festival showcasing great local and touring bands [...]

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    LA’s Black Mare bringing ‘Death Magick Mother’ to the DNA Lounge

LA’s Black Mare bringing ‘Death Magick Mother’ to the DNA Lounge

Los Angeles band Black Mare will be headlining the DNA Lounge on April 18 to support their second full-length album, Death Magick Mother. The album was first released back [...]

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Review: Soft Moon, Boy Harsher at the Independent

On Wednesday night the Soft Moon returned to San Francisco for its first show since the release of its Sacred Bones debut Criminal, joined by Boy Harsher and Cube [...]

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Ticket Giveaway: GUM at the Independent

Do you need more synth pop in your life? Of course you do! Enter our giveaway for a chance to check out Jay Watson's solo project GUM. The Tame [...]

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Tsunami Bomb + the Phenomenauts invade the Phoenix Theater

Some might be tempted to call the show on Friday at the Phoenix Theater a ....blast from the past...

Get it? Because the recently-reunited Tsunami Bomb is headlining, with support [...]

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Photos: The Breeders at the Masonic

The Breeders (photo: William Wayland)

Words by Elaine Blakely

Good morning, San Francisco, it’s the Breeders! Back on tour after 10 years and bringing the original crew from 1993, the Breeders pedaled [...]

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Princess Nokia headlining 1015 Folsom, FEELS 6

"Girls to the front!" is the rallying cry of visionary Harlem artist Destiny Frasqueri, aka Princess Nokia. While she technically is a rapper, that designation seems reductive now. If [...]

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Review + Photos: Roselit Bone at the Golden Bull

Roselit Bone (photo: SarahJayn Kemp)

Roselit Bone does not play to audiences content to stay at home on Tuesday nights.

The is not a small outfit, and the stage was bursting [...]

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    The Honey Toads release ’80s-inspired video for “Plastic Smiles”

The Honey Toads release ’80s-inspired video for “Plastic Smiles”

Petaluma-based indie rock band The Honey Toads channel Joy Division and Talking Heads in a new music video for their single, "Plastic Smiles," proving that the right dose of [...]

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    Music and Mortality: Arturo Rodriguez and Awesöme Orchestra, “Kyrie”

Music and Mortality: Arturo Rodriguez and Awesöme Orchestra, “Kyrie”

Like most of us, composer Arturo Rodriguez didn't know how to best express the magnitude of his sorrow when he first heard about the Ghost Ship fire in late [...]

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