Many local labels are offering obscure reissues and innovative new releases on all conceivable formats. Label Sampler is a new column that will profile a different Bay Area record company each week.
Name: Zum Record Company
Owner: George Chen
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The PridsOh you lucky Bay Area dweller. There is a glut of good, cheap shows this weekend - with bands playing light and jangly pop, crunchy psychedelic noise, and nearly everything in between. Get out of your bar-closest-to-home funk and explore all the great local venues you don't patronize eno ... More >>
Adobe Books gigs usually fly under the radar, and it's sometimes easier to hear about what's coming up after the show's over than before. The Mission's literary, art, and sometime music outlet lists upcoming Thursday shows on its MySpace blog, but here's a five-month rundown of experimental, popp ... More >>