Jan 25, 2023

Militarie Gun Set Sights on Playback Studios

Anyone halfway paying attention (or who once in a while takes a glance at this section) can see that the hardcore scene is going through a major renaissance at the moment.  This is thanks, in part, to the work of bands like Militarie Gun, who play San Jose’s Playback Studios...
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Ripped to Shreds
Dec 21, 2022

San Jose Band Ripped to Shreds Releases New Album

When metal label Relapse Records expressed an interest in signing Ripped to Shreds, Andrew Lee felt the pressure. More specifically,...
Kristin Hersh Portrait
Nov 30, 2022

Kristin Hersh Brings Muse Music to Palo Alto

Kristin Hersh has some simple advice for aspiring musicians in the 2020s.  “Don’t suck.” Echoed in the title of her 2015...
Nov 23, 2022

MSPAINT Paste Into Playback Studios

Buried deep in the southern tip of Mississippi lies the city of Hattiesburg. With a current population of around...
Seized Up
Nov 16, 2022

Seized Up Open for Fear at the Ritz

Not long before he’d become frontman for the iconic Santa Cruz hardcore band Bl’ast, Clifford Dinsmore saw legendary punkers...
Nov 2, 2022

Ladies1st DJ Club Adds Diversity to the San Jose Club Scene

From the moment Charlene Alcanices picked up her first controller, the Bay Area DJ and plant shop owner knew...
Oct 26, 2022

Latin Grammy Winner Nella Comes to Montalvo Arts Center

“I feel like lately every concert is very emotional… como a flor de piel,” says Venezuelan songstress Nella Rojas.  Revered...

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