Citing influences from some of the Bay Area's best known DJs, like Q Bert, Mix Master Mike, and Apollo, local DJ E-Rock's career began at the age of 12, when he learned to mix Poor Righteous Teachers "Shakiyla and Sway" into King Tech's Bum "Rush The Sound" at a friend's house. While his peers were ... More >>
Bare Wires, with Matthew Melton in the centerBear traps? Painful. Barbed Wire? Equally dangerous. But Oakland garage-rock trio Bare Wires is mostly harmless. No matter how much its members may have been influenced by The Stooges, the no-holds-barred confrontational demeanor of Iggy Pop was left ... More >>
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