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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Mixtape: New Folk Music from the Bay Area

This episode first ran on KQED.org.

Download: Mixtape: New Folk Music from the Bay Area (Podcast #423)

In venues around the Bay Area, like The Lost Church, Neck of the Woods, [...]

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    Best of 2017: “Nothing Perfect Stays That Way” by Avi Vinocur

Best of 2017: “Nothing Perfect Stays That Way” by Avi Vinocur

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Oh my God, Jody, nobody wants to hear about your dead mom anymore.

Nobody wants to hear about anyone dead, period. Death is scary and gross and wholly [...]

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Avi Vinocur is always someone else

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Avi Vinocur has a few people he wants to thank. A San Francisco judge, whose name he can't remember, is one of them. Rachel Maddow is too, [...]

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    Video Premiere: Avi Vinocur, “I Should Have Been A Con Man”

Video Premiere: Avi Vinocur, “I Should Have Been A Con Man”

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Singer-songwriter Avi Vinocur made a name for himself playing with Goodnight, Texas and the Stone Foxes — or joining James Hetfield on mandolin during the third Acoustic-4-A-Cure [...]

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Avi Vinocur releases record of solo singles

Long-time local musician Avi Vinocur has released a new solo record, Portraits With No Color, his first in nine years.

The record isn't brand-new — it's comprised of songs recorded [...]

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