‘The Golden State Record’ makes first lineup announcement

If you run in music-geek circles around the Bay, you might already know that "The Golden State Record" became one of the most hotly-anticipated performances of the fall before even announcing the program. As of last week they finalized their lineup for the show, and folks, we weren't wrong to be prematurely excited. Aiming to represent "the sounds of California," the show will feature music and performances from rapper Lil B, writer Jon Mooallem, Best Coast's beachy songwriter Bethany Cosentino, Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, Magik*Magik Orchestra, and Shamir — and lots, lots more. View the rest of the lineup here. [...]

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‘The Golden State Record’ gets to the Greek

Perhaps you've heard of The Golden Record — which, if you spend as much time as I do on "weird America" sites like Atlas Obscura and Mental Floss, you definitely have. In 1977, the Voyager mission launched, carrying with it The Golden Record — phonographs containing sounds and images that illustrate life on earth in the 1970s. Partially inspired by these interstellar LPs, Noise Pop is joining with Pop-Up Magazine to present The Golden State Record, a one-night-only performance that seeks to encapsulate modern life on the West Coast. Through stories, songs, and sounds, artists from all fields will collaborate [...]

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