Audio Visual – local music meets fashion with Nectarine Pie

Audio Visual is a series exploring the fashion choices of local musicians. The Bay Area music scene is nothing if not diverse and this nonconformity is as evident in clothing as it is in music. With this in mind, Audio Visual strives to analyze the connection between sartorial choices of musicians and their work. You have to give it to Oakland-based psychedelic rock sextet Nectarine Pie for one thing: commitment to a vision. In a musical genre that includes "In A Gadda da Vida" and most of Hendrix's longer works, maintaining focus is probably not a simple thing. By combining [...]

Audio Visual – local music meets fashion with The Ian Fays

Audio Visual is a series exploring the fashion choices of local musicians. The Bay Area music scene is nothing if not diverse and this noncomformity is as evident in clothing as it is in music. With this in mind, Audio Visual strives to analyze the connection between the sartorial choices of musicians and their work. The Ian Fays play sweetly charming indie pop with a tinge of nostalgic melancholy. The female trio's approach to dressing is anything but melancholic. Sara, Lizz and Lena wear coordinated, themed clothing to every show they play. Themes run the gamut from holiday to Mondrian. [...]

Audio Visual – Jill of Birds & Batteries

Audio Visual is a 10 part series exploring the fashion choices of local musicians. The Bay Area music scene is nothing if not diverse and this noncomformity is as evident in clothing as it is in music. With this in mind, Audio Visual strives to analyze the connection between the sartorial choices of musicians and their work. Part of a burgeoning electro-indie pop wave, Birds & Batteries have more than left their mark on the San Francisco scene. Their particular brand of sophisticated, beautifully structured and incredibly hooky pop recalls private eyes, crooks and villians and retro-futuristic film. In the [...]

Audio Visual – local music meets fashion with Hottub

Audio Visual is a series exploring the fashion choices of local musicians. The Bay Area music scene is nothing but diverse, and this nonconformity is as evident in clothing as it is in music. With this in mind, Audio Visual strives to analyze the connection between the sartorial choices of musicians and their work, beginning with Oakland 's Hottub. Hottub blends DJ Sonic's old-school and funk-inspired beats with the rough-and-tumble lyrical stylings of CoCo (Nic), Ambr33zy (Amber) and Loli Pop (Jen). The trio rap in unison in a humorous and frank way about love, sex and relationships. Their live shows [...]

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