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Science Finds that Musical Skills Are Genetic!

Science Finds that Musical Skills Are Genetic!

Jose Segue July 28, 2014 0

Scientists have found that extolling practice as the road to good musicianship becomes a dead-end unless it’s in one’s genes.  Dr. Miram Mosing, a Swedish psychologist has studied musical ability among 2500 twins, half identical and half

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SF Mixed Tape Society

SF Mixed Tape Society

Jose Segue July 25, 2014 1

San Francisco Mixed Tape Society hosts quarterly gatherings, like the one being held at the Makeout Room this Sunday at 4:00, to let music fans tap into their inner DJ.  The idea is to make a

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Saving SF’s Live Music Culture

Saving SF’s Live Music Culture

Jose Segue May 10, 2014 1

The Root is a new local organization intent on fostering live music in San Francisco — a worthy cause as gentrification takes its toll on clubs like the Elbo Room, Cafe du Nord, Bottom of the Hill, Savannah Jazz, and

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Club Updates for Elbo Room, Bottom of the Hill, Twin Oaks Tavern, Best Lil’ Porkhouse, PYC, and Winters

Club Updates for Elbo Room, Bottom of the Hill, Twin Oaks Tavern, Best Lil’ Porkhouse, PYC, and Winters

Jose Segue March 31, 2014 1

Changes are coming to venues from Marin to Pacifica, some rising while others fall.  Here is a look at trends at six Bay Area venues. Early in February, the Elbo Room, on Valencia near

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