Jun 29, 2022

Deja Carter Prepares New Album

“This tape is all fun. All fun and games,” says Deja Carter, the San Jose rapper who also goes by the nickname Bbyfce. ”It’s not really a true meaning to the whole thing, it’s just a summertime tape.” Carter was born and raised in San Jose on the East Side,...
Jun 22, 2022

Sunami Surges On

May 18, 2022

Alfa Mist is Back on Track at SJZ Break Room

One of the most exciting artists to emerge from the English music scene in recent years is London-based pianist...
Helado Negro
May 11, 2022

Taking Time to Reflect With Helado Negro’s Far In

It quickly becomes apparent speaking with Roberto Carlos Lange (aka musician Helado Negro) that he is very pensive. Lange pauses...
JC Smith
Apr 27, 2022

J.C. Smith at War

The life of a touring musician is perilous enough: The general hazards of the road make everyday existence a...
Apr 20, 2022

Joyride! Miracle Question

In therapy, there is a thought experiment known as the “miracle question”: If everything were to change for the...
Funny Face
Apr 13, 2022

Funny Face’s Dog In Hell

The city of Tacoma, Wash., is also known by the oracular nickname “City of Destiny.” For the two San...
Mar 23, 2022

Eichlers’ Head Check

Whoever said “there’s nothing new under the sun” clearly never listened to Eichlers. Their loss, too, because it’s not...

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