Mixtape: Remembering the Musicians Lost in the Oakland Fire

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/Remembering_OaklandFire_Mixtape.mp3 Download: Mixtape: Remembering the Musicians Lost in the Oakland Fire (Podcast #398) This mixtape first ran on KQED.org. On Friday night, December 2, 2016, a fire erupted at the GhostShip warehouse in Oakland, ultimately claiming the lives of 36 people. The victims included artists in a multitude of disciplines, entrepreneurs, students, and teachers. All of them were passionate about supporting arts and culture. Many of the fire victims were musicians, who, before their passing, had graced the world with recordings. This mixtape features eleven songs from these individuals as a way of remembering their talents, and celebrating their contributions [...]

Interview: Bay Area Producer Nackt on his latest LP, the beauty of classic 80s Roland gear, and growing up in the Bay

The music coming from local producer Nackt ripples with rhythm. His latest effort Virex, which was released last month on 100% Silk, bounces, slides, flutters, and flexes. From funky deep house to jacking techno, Nackt is a versatile artist who is particularly notable for his live hardware PA performances. His sets feature an eclectic array of styles, offering anything from left-field bass music to old funk and soul records. Beyond crafting his own forward-thinking sound, Nackt is also one of the co-founders of the Outpost, Rare Form, and Deep East parties, which have ingrained themselves into the local music scene [...]

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Mixtape: SF Producers Pushing House and Techno Forward

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/Electronic_Music_2015_Mix.mp3 Download: Mixtape: SF Producers Pushing House and Techno Forward (Podcast #371) It certainly feels like San Francisco is experiencing a resurgence of house and techno music as of late, but the City has long been a place for dance music innovation. Consider, for example, the legacy of Patrick Cowley, whose experimental, synth-driven dance music is now finding broader audiences through a series of joint releases by local labels Dark Entries and Honey Soundsystem Records. Cowley's work wouldn't sound out of place among many of today's house and techno producers, and the track that concludes this mix -- from Honey [...]

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