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Devil Makes Three Returns With New Music to Hardly Strictly Bluegrass

Devil Makes Three Returns With New Music to Hardly Strictly Bluegrass

In every genre of music, there are artists or bands that comes along and redefine its spirit and attitude. The Devil Makes Three helped do that with Americana and roots music, emerging from Santa Cruz with bluegrass that is often fast, hard and they and not afraid to explore the dark side of humanity.

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Bassnectar Discusses Burning Man, Philanthropy and Drugs in the EDM Scene

Bassnectar Discusses Burning Man, Philanthropy and Drugs in the EDM Scene

As Bassnectar, Lorin Ashton produces in an amorphous style with signature bass drops, rhythmic tempo ranges and a genre-bending blend of dubstep, hip-hop and metal, inspired in part by his formative years in San Jose‘s heavy metal scene. Since emerging as a popular DJ at…

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Amgen Tour of California Winds Its Way Through the Bay

Amgen Tour of California Winds Its Way Through the Bay

The largest bicycle event in the United States is once again weaving its way through the Bay Area as the Amgen Tour of California hits the pavement.

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Bassnectar Discusses Heavy Metal Influences, South Bay Roots

Bassnectar Discusses Heavy Metal Influences, South Bay Roots

Super producer Bassnectar found early inspiration at heavy metal shows in the basement of Cupertino’s public library before moving to Santa Cruz and launching his EDM career, according to a recent interview previewing his Northern California show this week.

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