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Posts about studios, recording, sound gearhead stuff.
Musicians are wondering what’s up when the tip jar gets passed and people who’ve been enjoying the show give nothing, or worse, a dollar. In 2017, there’s really no such thing as a free show,Read More »
Here’s a rundown of four bands that are new to Hicks with Sticks: Mike Hellman Band, Hitch & Holler, Urban Outlaws and Court ’n’ Disaster. 2016 was a rough year for music with theRead More »
The Back Room in Berkeley kicked off in mid-April with Laurie Lewis and Friends, and a mission to recreate the intimacy of the old 75-seat Freight & Salvage which itself has moved on to bigger and better things. The Back Room,Read More »
Local bands struggle to produce a CD when an EP will do just as well. To understand this, it’s helpful to remember that bands like the Ramones and the Misfits sold more t-shirts thanRead More »