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The Sound of Odd Numbers: Yvette Young

Lorisa Salvatin January 30, 2015

The final installment of a larger project by Lorisa Salvatin http://vimeo.com/118082285 After being inspired by math rock bands like Tera Melos and American Football, San Jose-based singer songwriter Yvette...

The Sound of Odd Numbers: Bobey

Lorisa Salvatin January 26, 2015

The second installment of a larger project by Lorisa Salvatin Layers of strange time signatures and bouncy melodies color the music of Brendan Page, known also as Bobey. Page said his move to San Francisco...

What’s up with Sia’s new music video?

Tami Benedict January 8, 2015

Most of you have probably already seen Sia's new controversial music video for "Elastic Heart" featuring Shia LaBeouf and "Dance Moms" Maddie Ziegler. If you haven't seen it, LaBeouf and Ziegler are...

Into the Woods Review

Tami Benedict December 27, 2014

  First, I want to put a full disclaimer that "Into the Woods" is a full-blown musical. A lot of people go into the movie thinking it is just like the rest of Disney's movies, some music but...

Practice Makes Perfect

Hillary Smith December 21, 2014

Geoff Luttrell crouches at his workbench, squinting hard at the neck of the soon-to-be guitar he is drilling holes in. Luttrell has owned SF Guitarworks repair shop in the city since 2001....

Akiba Kei gone local

Caty McCarthy December 17, 2014

Japan has been known as land of the most hard-working people in the world, home of over two hundred flavors of Kit Kats, the anime utopia, but perhaps most notably: a mecca for quirky, diverse fashion. In...

Hibbity Dibbity and the anatomy of a jam band

Calla Camero December 17, 2014

San Francisco band, Hibbity Dibbity, is made up of members Jack Gehegan, Parker Simon, Tom Relling, and Chris Braun. The four came together about two years ago after Tom and Chris started writing songs...

DeMareon Gipson Recites Poems

Anais Fuentes December 15, 2014

This is a mini interview with DeMareon Gipson, student at SF State, who is releasing his new book entitled  Looking Forward at the end of December.  In the podcast he recites two of the poems in...

The last mural standing

The last mural standing

Jannelle Garcia December 11, 2014

Culture contains the seed of resistance.  Latin music floated down the street, artists painted on wooden fences, and over one hundred people stopped to admire the vivid, aged, and descriptive murals...

The space between the panels

Nadine Quitania December 10, 2014

A look into the comic book culture's past, present, and future... As a kid, Brian Hibbs would go to the bodega around the corner of his house in Brooklyn to check out the spinner rack full of comics....

Beats n’ Stuff #7: ~*~best songs of 2014~*~

Caty McCarthy December 9, 2014

Here we are, at the end of all things. Or rather, just the end of my music column. I had a lot of fun writing this throughout the semester, forcing my music taste onto the readers of Xpress Magazine....

Chicago Review: All that jazz

Airha Dominguez December 8, 2014

A line of sultry female dancers in thin black tights and skimpy costumes sing and dance in wooden chairs for the “Cell Block Tango” a song that narrates how these murderesses finish in jail. The...

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