Mixtape: New Folk Music from the Bay Area

This episode first ran on KQED.org. Download: Mixtape: New Folk Music from the Bay Area (Podcast #423) In venues around the Bay Area, like The Lost Church, Neck of the Woods, and the Octopus Literary Salon, Bay Area musicians are sharing new and exciting folk songs, emotive compositions full of lyrical storytelling and thoughtful instrumentation. The stories shared by local folk artists are often personal, like Diana Gameros' new album interpreting Mexican songs from her youth, or Joseph Childress's LP drawing from his travels around the western United States. Marissa Kay was inspired to write the first song and title [...]

Premiere: Drink in Gray Tolhurst’s floating “Silhouette”

It's not as cold as it is in other parts of the country, but it's pretty cold. Ready for some summer? Take a look at Gray Tolhurst's new video, "Silhouette." Filmed at San Francisco's Phoenix Hotel and centered around their pool, the video stars Gray himself. Tolhurst is a former member of San Francisco's Coo Coo Birds, and a denizen of SF artist compound the Convent. Tolhurst currently plays with Topographies, with whom he's releasing an EP later this month.

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