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EPs Make Sense for Local Bands

EPs Make Sense for Local Bands

Jose Segue July 21, 2015 0

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 than

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Club Updates: Viracocha, Cafe du Nord, Cha Cha Cha, Valley Tavern, Bird & Beckett, & Ivy Room

Club Updates: Viracocha, Cafe du Nord, Cha Cha Cha, Valley Tavern, Bird & Beckett, & Ivy Room

Jose Segue July 7, 2015 0

Live music venues continue to open while existing performance spaces get permits.  Here are some highlights from the last six months. Viracocha, (pictured above), which had been doing underground music and performance pieces in its warm, welcoming

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Hope for Live Music in SF

Hope for Live Music in SF

Jose Segue April 25, 2015 0

The new proposals would require developers to vet their projects near clubs with the Entertainment Commission, place more responsibility for sound attenuation on the development itself, and require disclosures specific to being an entertainment

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When Technology Strangles Music

When Technology Strangles Music

Jose Segue April 15, 2015 0

You like it, therefore, the reasoning goes, you'll like it even better by the baud-load. There's no room in the streaming algorithm for expanding the listener's exposure or appealing to the imagination

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