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    Live This Month: May 2018 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

Live This Month: May 2018 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

Download: Live This Month: May 2018 (Podcast #427)

In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San [...]

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    Best of 2016: Russell Jelinek’s favorite local lyrical moments

Best of 2016: Russell Jelinek’s favorite local lyrical moments

I've never been one to sit down and follow along to the lyrics when I listen to an album, but there were a few lyrical moments from local artists [...]

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Best of 2016: Pranav Trewn’s Bay Area Rap Hall of Fame

You’ll probably hear that 2016 hip-hop belonged to Atlanta.

This is the year the region’s most prominent ambassadors cemented their status as national icons. Young Thug released three increasingly excellent [...]

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Treasure Island Music Festival 2016 lineup announced

Pay attention, party people: The Treasure Island Music Festival lineup has landed.

Featuring performances from Neon Indian, Car Seat Headrest, Kamaiyah, Sigur Ros, and many, many more, this years's roster [...]

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Mixtape: Highlights and More from South by Southwest 2016


Download: Mixtape: Highlights from South by Southwest 2016 (Podcast #382)

Every March, thousands of aspiring bands flock to Austin, Texas for South by Southwest Music, a week-long event functioning as [...]

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    Oakland’s Kamaiyah releases debut mixtape “A Good Night in the Ghetto”

Oakland’s Kamaiyah releases debut mixtape “A Good Night in the Ghetto”

The first time I heard Young Thug I was astounded by the rapper’s playful use of cadence, and how he didn’t so much say words as stretch them into [...]

By |March 23, 2016|Comments Off on Oakland’s Kamaiyah releases debut mixtape “A Good Night in the Ghetto”