It is very common for contemporary World Music artists to remake popular American songs while still staying true to their culture. With YouTube, it’s been easier than ever to find up-and-coming artists sharing their cultural talents in a more mainstream medium. The Sharon Holzman band is an example; they have covered Weezer’s classic hit “Say […]
Kai and Richard talk it over – GLBT public affairs; Glen Burke petition to be in baseball hall of fame; Google announces “legalize love” campaign; Barney Frank marries partner in Boston; community calendar & announcements.
If any of you out there are fans of metal (which, if you’re reading this, is a safe assumption), you better check out Baroness’ new album, Yellow and Green. They’re currently streaming it over http://www.npr.org/2012/07/08/156292608/first-listen-baroness-yellow-and-green. Also, here’s a relevant opportunity to plug my interview with Baroness’ Peter Adams! Follow the link for some awesome insight on […]
If you love musicals, theatre, dance, comedy, burlesque, spoken word and the like, make sure to be in Santa Cruz from July 13-22! The Santa Cruz Fringe Festival is coming to downtown Santa Cruz and there will literally be something for everyone. Whether you like more traditional and classical performances, or if edginess is more […]
Sometimes I wonder how I’ve gotten so lucky to be able to interview some of the greatest musicians in the metal scene. Peter Adams of Baroness is no exception. They’re arguably the most successful group to have combined progressive elements with sludge metal. They also have a new album coming out on July 17th called […]