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Posts about studios, recording, sound gearhead stuff.
What can music mean when anybody can access 30 million songs via a device the size of a pack of gum? No cover art, lyrics, liner notes, band members, instrumentation, songwriters’ names, or production credits: call it the Spotify Effect whereRead More »
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 »