Awesome Tapes From Africa: An Interview with Brian Shimkovitz

Awesome Tapes From Africa: An Interview with Brian Shimkovitz

By Mike Pursley

20 Jul 2017 // 3:00 AM

What started as a blog soon turned into a label, and the founder/curator reflects on the newest reissue and the cassette's diminishing African presence....

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A Look Back but a Step Forward: An Interview with Steve Earle

By Michael Franco

19 Jul 2017 // 2:00 AM

Steve Earle has blazed his own trails but now, at 62, he reflects on fallen heroes, chance encounters, and how he'll always be a political rabble-rouser. ...

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Thurston Moore on Exes, Money and His New Sound>

Moore talks about his new album, his greatest fear, and the public implosion of his old life....

The Young Rapper Logic Takes on World with a Message of Positivity for Everybody>

H.E.R. Wants to Remain a Mystery, Even in Spotlight>

Saba Creates Like There's No Time to Waste>


Chris Robinson Holds Rock Services at the Chapel in San Francisco>

Throughout the set, Robinson’s trademark soulfully cathartic voice shines regardless of whether he’s singing a fan favorite or an obscure deep cut. He’s got plenty of both......

Phil Lesh and the Terrapin Family Band Re-ignite the Spirit of 1967 at Monterey Pop>

Jefferson Starship Rocks Mt. Tam to Honor 50th Anniversary of Magic Mountain Festival>

Ryan Adams & The Unknown Band Take the Berkeley Greek Prisoner>

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20 Questions: Kasey Chambers

// Sound Affects

"Australia's country great Kasey Chambers embraced her ambition on a new double-album, but still wants to be remembered as "being real in a very fake world."

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