Phono Del Sol: Rayana Jay is the new Bay Area sound

In the past eight months, Richmond singer Rayana Jay has seen her career trajectory go from strictly local to national — and even international — recognition. Her latest EP, [...]

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    Live This Month: June 2017 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

Live This Month: June 2017 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts


Download: Live This Month: June 2017 (Podcast #408)

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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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, April 21 – 23

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, April 21 – 23

Between Record Store Day, Pop-Up Shop, and some choice DJ sets, this weekend's all about wax.

Friday, April 21
Emily King @ The Chapel
The Grammy-nominated soul singer is presenting a special [...]

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Hear Rayana Jay’s new single “Everything”

Words by Nina Tabios

Richmond, CA’s own singer-songwriter Rayana Jay pens another letter to another would-be lover in her latest track, “Everything.” Produced by fellow Richmond native Gabriel Lambirth (Ryan [...]

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    Announcing the 2017 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival: Thee Oh Sees, The Coathangers, Jay Som lead an amazing musical lineup!

Announcing the 2017 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival: Thee Oh Sees, The Coathangers, Jay Som lead an amazing musical lineup!

Phono del Sol — the Bay’s beloved community-centered nonprofit music and food festival — is back for amazing seventh year in Potrero del Sol Park.

Come hang with music fans [...]

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    What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Feb 20 ― Feb 23

What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Feb 20 ― Feb 23

Diet Cig is set to play Brick & Mortar this Wednesday night.
Monday, February 20
Cloud Nothings, Kid Trails @ The Independent
Start your Noise Pop week off strong with extraordinarily loud [...]

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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 [...]

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