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“Sacred, Sexy, Silly & Saucy” — Enchanted Forest Gathering 2016

It was a dusty hot mid-July day in Laytonville, California. Driving up Highway 101, I finally came across a “Special Event” sign and cones leading me directly off the road and into the Will Call area. Taking my car down the short dirt road, I was greeted by smiling faces welcoming me into the 6th […]

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Electric Adventures at HARD Summer ’16

Summer’s in LA thrive with everything from evening concerts on the beach to the weekend festivals. For nine years now, HARD Summer has been putting on one of the most well known and loved EDM, and hip-hop, raves of the summer. Lucky for me, I had the opportunity to attend the festival as I have been […]

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The 88 point ones…

Recently, it was my great pleasure to visit MIT’s, 88.1, WMBR. It has three studios, AND contains, what has to be, one of the largest music libraries in all of college radio, with more than 100,000 LPs and a similar number of CDs in their library! WMBR's show, Pipeline! is celebrating 25 years of live & local rock music programming with a series of 13 shows, featuring 80 acts, Sept. 12th through Oct. 12th, 2016.

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“Taking Up Space”: Savages at the Catalyst Club 7/27/16

“Did you tell me to shut up!”, howls Jehnny Beth, lead singer of UK post-punk group Savages, during the opening song of their punishingly direct hour and a fifteen minute set last Wednesday night at the Catalyst. “Shut Up”, the opening track off of Savages critically acclaimed debut album, Silence Yourself, exists as a thesis […]

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Dance to the Radio: Moving Units play the songs of Joy Division

This past Tuesday night at the Catalyst here in Santa Cruz was one filled with dimmed stage lights and dark clothing as seasoned LA-based post punk band Moving Units payed their tribute to the Joy Division. The band have not been shy talking about the tour on social media and the hype was building since the tour […]