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    Profiles In Protest: How the Bay’s music community is responding to the inauguration

Profiles In Protest: How the Bay’s music community is responding to the inauguration

After the 2016 election, the nation seemed sharply divided. With inauguration day rapidly approaching, we wanted to give musicians from our community a space to voice how they felt [...]

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    Santa Rosa’s The Down House release shoegaze duet ‘I say I So Much’

Santa Rosa’s The Down House release shoegaze duet ‘I say I So Much’

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Santa Rosa's known, at least to me, for its often removed, quirky underground scene that's seen a revival in energy thanks in no small part to the Pizza [...]

By |October 1, 2015|Comments Off on Santa Rosa’s The Down House release shoegaze duet ‘I say I So Much’

Mixtape: The North Bay’s Best Indie Bands


Download: Mixtape: The North Bay's Best Indie Bands (Podcast #341)

There's a reason that Napa and Sonoma are known as "Wine Country," not "Music Country," but recent efforts have endeavored [...]

Mixtape: 2014 San Francisco Punk, Post-Punk and Hardcore


Download: Mixtape: 2014 San Francisco Punk, Post-Punk and Hardcore (Podcast #334)

In 2012, ancient by Internet standards, we showcased a mixtape of local punk, post-punk and hardcore bands that featured [...]

Editors’ Picks (what we’ve been listening to this week)

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Ben: Occupying some of the central space in a Venn diagram that includes shoegaze, post-hardcore, and punk rock is Santa Rosa's The Down House. I don't know much [...]

By |April 4, 2014|Comments Off on Editors’ Picks (what we’ve been listening to this week)
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    Bay Area punk bands Loma Prieta, High Water, The Vibrating Antennas to play Gilman

Bay Area punk bands Loma Prieta, High Water, The Vibrating Antennas to play Gilman

East Bay collective 924 Gilman St. is known for some impressive punk and ska acts from the Bay Area and beyond, and, this Friday, the DIY, all ages-friendly spot [...]

By |January 30, 2014|Comments Off on Bay Area punk bands Loma Prieta, High Water, The Vibrating Antennas to play Gilman