Chris Farren: See You at the Gig!
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Chris Farren: See You at the Gig!

Chris Farren certainly is an interesting character.  He’s a solo artist as well as the lead singer of two different alternative rock bands Antarctigo Vespucci and Fake Problems.  The self-described punk celebrity  has had his own t-shirt design featured on The Tonight Show, and become a social media darling.  He’s the kind of guy that will … Continue reading

Space Walking Unicorns and Fast Food Headbangers
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Space Walking Unicorns and Fast Food Headbangers

SpaceWalker, Fairfield native and genre defying musician aims to free “the masses from self consciousness one show at a time.” Called Sacramento’s favorite unicorn for her eclectic unicorn-themed headwear, SpaceWalker’s work revolves around how powerful and important self expression is, and the freedom it engenders. This theme is especially important in her newest music video ‘Anarchy … Continue reading

“Keep the Wheels from Falling Off Amongst Our Inner Demons”: The Swingin’ Utters’ Guide to Punk Bands and Parenthood
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“Keep the Wheels from Falling Off Amongst Our Inner Demons”: The Swingin’ Utters’ Guide to Punk Bands and Parenthood

It is hard to believe, but The Swingin’ Utters has been going strong for almost 25 years now. Their first seven-inch was released in 1992. In 1995, their debut full-length album The Streets of San Francisco introduced the world outside the Bay Area to a group of angry yet tuneful young men whose street-punk sounds were honed … Continue reading

Music We Believe In and a Solid Performance: The Enlows Turn 15!
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Music We Believe In and a Solid Performance: The Enlows Turn 15!

Do you remember turning fifteen years old? Being pissed off at your folks? Having baked, greasy skin like last night’s pizza, perhaps? Losing control while making a valiant effort at conversation with a crush? ¿La quinceañera, puede ser? Rock bands have an advantage over us as individuals – those embarrassing things do not happen to … Continue reading