Bay Area natives Danny James and PEAR are childhood friends Danny James (vocals, bass) and Mike "General Luau" Generalao (guitar). (The two are between drummers at the moment). Growing up in East Oakland, James and Generalao have played in various bands over the years, most recently The Cuts, be ... More >>
When the folks at Paste magazine gave everyone with an Internet connection the chance to make an Obama-style poster of the sort created by former San Francisco artist Shepard Fairey, they had to figure there'd be lots of cute kitties, puppies, and babies and no end to words that rhyme with "hope." ... More >>
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