Tracking the story of Andrew Oswald and Secret Bathroom

Andrew Oswald at Santo Recording (all photos: Jon Bauer)

At the moment, Andrew Oswald operates out of a cozy room at Santo Recording Studio, located in West Oakland.

The graffiti-covered [...]

By |May 21, 2019|Comments Off on Tracking the story of Andrew Oswald and Secret Bathroom
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    Check out ‘Leisure,’ the debut LP from Oakland’s Marbled Eye

Check out ‘Leisure,’ the debut LP from Oakland’s Marbled Eye

Since 2016, Oakland's Marbled Eye has been crafting tightly wound post-punk over a couple of EPs, and the band just released its first full length, Leisure, on Digital Regress. [...]

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    Sheer Mag, Tenement, Marbled Eye bring a unique take on punk to the Chapel

Sheer Mag, Tenement, Marbled Eye bring a unique take on punk to the Chapel

Philadelphia’s Sheer Mag has been grinding out classic rock and punk-tinged tracks since the 2014 unleashing of their debut 7-inch. An EP a followed a year later, earning them [...]

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    Mixtape: Fourteen San Francisco Bay Area Artists to Watch in 2017

Mixtape: Fourteen San Francisco Bay Area Artists to Watch in 2017


Download: Mixtape: Fourteen San Francisco Bay Area Artists to Watch in 2017 (Podcast #400)

This episode first aired on KQED.org.

Our first mixtape of 2017 is our annual survey of some [...]

By |February 3, 2017|Comments Off on Mixtape: Fourteen San Francisco Bay Area Artists to Watch in 2017
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    Oakland’s Marbled Eye debut concise and effective post-punk

Oakland’s Marbled Eye debut concise and effective post-punk

(EP cover. design: Michael Lucero)

Marbled Eye's debut comes at a time when uninformed critics have used Silicon Valley's Bay migration and the subsequent displacement of local artists to question the state [...]

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