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    Jay Stone and Queens D.Light are figuring it all out, together

Jay Stone and Queens D.Light are figuring it all out, together

Jay Stone could be cut from a cloth of the “last real MCs,” except his swatch would be some thrifted, metallic, purple-and-gold synthetic hemp (despite being born and raised [...]

By |February 6, 2019|0 Comments
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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, [...]

By |December 27, 2018|Comments Off on Best Of 2018: Women Sound Off on the womxn making waves in Bay Area music
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    Jay Stone, Queens D. Light, newcomers highlight SMART BOMB v.53

Jay Stone, Queens D. Light, newcomers highlight SMART BOMB v.53

With the shuttering of Los Angeles' legendary Low End Theory in August, it's comforting to know a like-minded spirit lives on and is recognized in the Bay Area through [...]

By |November 16, 2018|Comments Off on Jay Stone, Queens D. Light, newcomers highlight SMART BOMB v.53
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    Mixtape: Over a dozen of the Bay Area’s best new and emerging rap artists

Mixtape: Over a dozen of the Bay Area’s best new and emerging rap artists

(Originally posted at KQED Arts)


Download: Mixtape: Over a Dozen of the Bay Area's Best New and Emerging Rap Artists (Podcast #386)

We haven't done a deep dive into the independent [...]

By |June 2, 2016|Comments Off on Mixtape: Over a dozen of the Bay Area’s best new and emerging rap artists
  • Bandcamp City Guide - Oakland
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    Bandcamp’s first City Guide spotlights Oakland: Bells Atlas, Waterstrider, Kid Trails, and more

Bandcamp’s first City Guide spotlights Oakland: Bells Atlas, Waterstrider, Kid Trails, and more

Recently, Oakland's music scene has been raking in the national press. In February, it was Fantastic Negrito delivering the winning video for NPR's Tiny Desk Concert contest filmed inside of a freight train: "behind [...]

By |April 10, 2015|Comments Off on Bandcamp’s first City Guide spotlights Oakland: Bells Atlas, Waterstrider, Kid Trails, and more
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    The Bay Bridged & Gold Robot Records Present: Monster Rally & Jay Stone’s LP release show

The Bay Bridged & Gold Robot Records Present: Monster Rally & Jay Stone’s LP release show

The Bay Bridged is happy to announce that we will be partnering with Gold Robot Records to present the release show for LA beatmaker Monster Rally (aka Ted Feighan) [...]

By |January 8, 2015|Comments Off on The Bay Bridged & Gold Robot Records Present: Monster Rally & Jay Stone’s LP release show

Video: DUCKWRTH – “TRAVEL”

I can't rave enough about Bay Area hip-hop - local hip-hop artists consistently push boundaries with their music and have an eye for the visual, as well. DUCKWRTH is [...]

By |July 17, 2014|Comments Off on Video: DUCKWRTH – “TRAVEL”