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The She’s Record Release

By: Joshua Zupan

San Francisco based quartet, The She’s prepare for the release of their second LP entitled “all female rock and roll quartet.” The She’s ultra melodic rock-pop hybrid sound has taken California’s greater bay area by storm for the last few years as their music progresses and evolves. Since junior high, four best friends: Sami, Hannah, Eva, and Sinclair have been writing and playing their own music, taking inspiration from the experience of adolescence and all the ups and down of being a young adult. Lyrically, they create an exquisite balance between themes of love and heartbreak, recognition, frustration, aspiration, and disappointment. <br>
Upcoming album, “all female rock and roll quartet” differs from past melodies, including more experimental and eccentric sounds that depict just how far the group has come since the beginning of their music career. This mature and honest movement of The She’s music sets an incredibly hopeful tone for dedicated fans and new listeners alike. The She’s will be performing at The Chapel in San Francisco, CA, on Tue, November 21, 2017 at 8:00 pm (doors at 7:00 pm), releasing their highly anticipated album alongside openers Plush and Pardoner.

Ace of Cups today

Interview: Denise Kaufman from the Ace of Cups

The Ace of Cups, one of the first all-women rock bands emerging in the mid-sixties , were at the center of the San Francisco music scene and the summer of love in 1967.

Fifty years later, the group has come together to record a proper studio album of old and new songs. Listen here to Carol’s exclusive interview on the Test of Time with Ace of Cups’ guitarist & bassist Denise Kaufman.

Kaufman talks about the band’s past, present, and future. Their upcoming triple album on High Moon Records offers a vast array of songs with the help of many Bay Area musicians and friends. You’ll hear Kaufman share clips from the upcoming album and tell the stories behind them. It’s been a long time coming, but is well worth the wait.


Ace of Cups today; From L-R Diane Vitalich, Denise Kaufman, Mary Ellen Simpson, Mary Gannon

HGMNY & Oscillate Me presents Flow-Fi Showcase @ f8

HGMNY is a music-based collective that was formed in the pits of Santa Cruz in 2009 and includes innovative acts like BOATS, Mikos Da Gawd, KA$HMIR, and many others. Their aim is to bring other forward thinking and innovative artists into the community. Fast forward to 2015 and HGMNY continues to bring amazing acts to the Bay Area by partnering with other regional collectives like Los Angeles’ Soulection and Team Supreme crews.
HGMNY & Oscillate Me present the first Bay Area Flow-Fi Showcase at f8 in San Francisco on Sunday, April 25. This event is stacked with future beats artists like Diversa, Chris McClenney, Geotheory, and Mars Today. This will be Chris McClenney’s and Geotheory’s debut appearance in the Bay Area and I’m sure the HGMNY fanbase will give them a warm welcome.
Make sure to tune in this week for a chance to win a pair of tickets to this Flow-Fi showcase!

In case you missed it: What is Community Radio?

Time flies so fast on the Internet. This June 11th video from the Exploratorium museum in San Francisco might as well be tinged with sepia.

But it’s such a nice peek in on the fascinating neighborhood-level radio stations being built all across the US that we wanted to recommend it.