Where it’s going, where it’s at, and where it’s been.
Listening to pop, electronica, rap, new country — any popular format, really — on a streaming service is an exercise in repetition. Once the algorithms kick in, the groove becomes a rut. As theRead More »
PODACST: Downloadable mix and set list from June 20th’s Hicks with Sticks special on KALW featuring SF Bay Area Americana bands, a John Prine Tribute and a chicken chorusRead More »
Musicians have turned to live-streaming and virtual tip jars to cope with coronavirus imposed stay-at-home orders that have shut off their social contact and income. Yesterday I watched James Inveldt stream a personal 3-hourRead More »
In less than a week a few venues like Freight & Salvage and Rancho Nicasio, which cut their music voluntarily, have been joined by shelter-in-place orders for California. Orders or not, the entire nation is jittery,Read More »