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Q&A: Bay Area Band Beats Antique on their New Album, Early Years, Symbiosis & Oakland Tour Date

Q&A: Bay Area Band Beats Antique on their New Album, Early Years, Symbiosis & Oakland Tour Date

Bay Area experimental world fusion and electronic music group Beats Antique are hot off releasing their tenth studio album, Shadowbox, commemorating their tenth year as a band. The trio has mounted a larger-than-life cross-country tour, which incorporates global influences and mesmerizing visual performance art. Sidecar…

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Oakland’s Cape & Cowl Celebrates Local Comic Shop Day Alongside One Year Anniversary

Oakland’s Cape & Cowl Celebrates Local Comic Shop Day Alongside One Year Anniversary

It’s been almost a year since Eitan Manhoff opened Cape & Cowl Comics on an unassuming block of 16th Street, on the edge of Oakland’s rapidly-changing Downtown Financial District. Manhoff has been collecting action figures and comics for over twenty-five years. Alongside his father, who…

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Photos of Oakland Protests After Election Results

Photos of Oakland Protests After Election Results

Photos by Gabriella Gamboa. View entire gallery

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Athen B. Gallery’s Winter Exhibition Showcases Diverse Range of Artistic Mediums

Athen B. Gallery’s Winter Exhibition Showcases Diverse Range of Artistic Mediums

This coming Saturday, Athen B. Gallery will host a reception for its first major group show since opening last July. Entitled, “Winter Group Exhibition”, the arrangement will showcase works from over 30 participating artists across a range of mediums, including woven fabrics, oil paintings and…

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Oakland’s Day Wave: Making Music, Touring with Blonde Redhead & Upcoming Dates Starting in SF

Oakland’s Day Wave: Making Music, Touring with Blonde Redhead & Upcoming Dates Starting in SF

Day Wave, an indie rock group led by Jackson Phillips, formed in Oakland in 2015. They’ve since toured with Blonde Redhead and are about to embark on a headlining tour including a stop at Rickshaw Stop on Saturday, November 5th. Jackson Phillips left his previous electronic…

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Q&A: Dynamic Electronic Duo Bob Moses Descends on Fox Oakland

Q&A: Dynamic Electronic Duo Bob Moses Descends on Fox Oakland

Canadian electronic duo Bob Moses (aka Tom Howie and Jimmy Vallance) dropped their debut album Days Gone By last year and have been gaining critical acclaim from the masses ever since. The record, highlighted by their hit track “Tearing Me Up,” also saw a special…

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Best Bay Area Bars to Watch the Golden State Warriors on Opening Night (and All Season Long)

Best Bay Area Bars to Watch the Golden State Warriors on Opening Night (and All Season Long)

Following an NBA record-setting year for the most regular season wins, a heartbreaking loss in the NBA Finals, and the fourth of July signing of superstar Kevin Durant, the Golden State Warriors have elevated their status to must-see entertainment every night they play basketball. Expectations…

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Found Objects & Focus on the Details: A Look at Sculpture Artist Nemo Gould’s Upcoming Solo Show

Found Objects & Focus on the Details: A Look at Sculpture Artist Nemo Gould’s Upcoming Solo Show

While many artists are quickly producing a sketch a day to post on the ol’ Instagram, Oakland kinetic sculptor Nemo Gould has taken the longer approach to crafting and sharing his work. Each of his sculptures are carefully crafted and may take months to years…

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Q&A: REZZ Drops New EP, Launches Lunatic Tour with MALAA in Berkeley this Thursday

Q&A: REZZ Drops New EP, Launches Lunatic Tour with MALAA in Berkeley this Thursday

Bay Area be warned of the ghetto house and dark techno bass bombs set to detonate at Berkeley’s UC Theatre this Thursday. MALAA and REZZ have joined forces for their Lunatic Tour and are on approach to bring some seriously sinister beats in time for…

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Fitz and the Tantrums Bringing Indie Pop to the Fox in Oakland

Fitz and the Tantrums Bringing Indie Pop to the Fox in Oakland

Los Angeles-based sextet Fitz and the Tantrums, known for its explosive, no-holds barred live shows, have cemented themselves as one of the country’s hottest live acts. The eccentric, fun-loving indie pop and neo soul group are playing at Fox Theater on October 12. The band’s…

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Q&A: Lauren Ritter on Producing Her Dreams, Set to Spin Lee Burridge’s ‘Floating Cities’ Event

Q&A: Lauren Ritter on Producing Her Dreams, Set to Spin Lee Burridge’s ‘Floating Cities’ Event

The All Day I Dream (ADID) name has been alive and thriving since the latter aughts, when the world class DJ, Lee Burridge, grew his Resident Advisor podcast and compilation series of the same name into a snowballing party series and record label. Now international,…

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Con Brio Talks Outside Lands, Oakland, ‘Paradise’ Album & Upcoming Tour (Including Lagunitas & UC Theatre)

Con Brio Talks Outside Lands, Oakland, ‘Paradise’ Album & Upcoming Tour (Including Lagunitas & UC Theatre)

Con Brio is a Bay Area group that falls into the category of funk and soul, but easily stretches the limitations of that definition. Shattering boundaries has been a key cog to the group who reformed in 2013 with emphatic frontman Ziek McCarter taking the…

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