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    In ‘Incandescent Body,’ Post:Ballet bring Ah Mer Ah Su’s songs to life

In ‘Incandescent Body,’ Post:Ballet bring Ah Mer Ah Su’s songs to life

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In 2018, we talked to Ah Mer Ah Su about the theater background that taught her how to turn complex emotions into soaring works of electronic pop. [...]

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    Best Of 2018: Women Sound Off on the womxn making waves in Bay Area music

Best Of 2018: Women Sound Off on the womxn making waves in Bay Area music

2018 was an instrumental year for womxn-identifying musical artists in the Bay Area and beyond. As an intersectional platform celebrating creative women from all industries and walks of life, [...]

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Making new myths with Ah Mer Ah Su

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It's the name of a Japanese Shinto goddess, in case you were wondering.

Well...it almost is. “I think it’s, like, a very traditionally urban Black African-American experience to [...]

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    With “Heartbreaker,” Ah Mer Ah Su delivers summer-ready electronic pop

With “Heartbreaker,” Ah Mer Ah Su delivers summer-ready electronic pop

Last year, Ah Mer Ah Su — the musical identity of Oakland's Star Amerasu — released one of the year's best EPs, Rebecca, featuring the heartbreaking "Klonopin." Her newest [...]

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Mixtape: Highlights from Bay Area Music in 2017

This episode originally ran on KQED.org.


Download: Mixtape: Highlights from Bay Area Music in 2017 (Podcast #419)

With each passing day, 2017 appears increasingly determined to solidify its place as the [...]

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