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TribLIVE
Pirates notebook: Clint Hurdle talks Giants matchups, starters, bullpentime that didn't produce much good baseball but did generate plenty of good mus
TribLIVE / Posted 3 hours ago
time that didn't produce much good baseball but did generate plenty of good music — the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin and the like. The Haight was their home. “I was too late for all that,” Jaso said with a grin. “I blame my... Read more
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Boston Globe
Love is all around, along with great musicIt reaches back to his role in the cultural revolution of the 1960s (he wisely
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
It reaches back to his role in the cultural revolution of the 1960s (he wisely signed up such then-unsung talents as Janis Joplin, whom he saw at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival) and follows his influence through the age of hip-hop. Among the... Read more
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Boston Globe
People on the edge dominate docs at Woods Hole Film Festivalat risk. The 1969 Woodstock Film Festival hosted two of the most powerful and
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
at risk. The 1969 Woodstock Film Festival hosted two of the most powerful and charismatic vocalists of rock ’n’ roll: Janis Joplin and Joe Cocker. Unlike Joplin, Cocker, who died in 2014, at 70, would survive the temptations and torments of... Read more
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The Mercury News
Joan Baez is a badass and she knows itNicki Bluhm and other local artists putting their spin on classic offerings fro
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
Nicki Bluhm and other local artists putting their spin on classic offerings from the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin and other notable Bay Area acts rooted in the ‘60s. Baez sounds pleased to be a part of the celebration, even... Read more
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Boston Globe
Grateful Dead photographer Herb Greene has nothing but love for MFA’s ‘Summer of Love’because he was present at the band’s inception, when they were still known as t
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
because he was present at the band’s inception, when they were still known as the Warlocks. He also photographed Janis Joplin, and his shot of the members of Jefferson Airplane holding instruments — it was taken in his apartment, by the... Read more
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New Now Next
Lili Taylor Will Keep Playing Lesbians And Nobody Can Stop Herdirector, that the third time’s a charm. Speaking of queer projects that never
New Now Next / Posted 6 days ago
director, that the third time’s a charm. Speaking of queer projects that never panned out, I would have loved to see your Janis Joplin biopic in the late ’90s. Me too. That sucked. But I feel like Janis sort of looked 50, so maybe I could still... Read more
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BC Local News
VIDEO, PHOTOS: Music from the ‘60 highlights Aldergrove Fair main stageof the Saturday concert series at the 2017 Aldergrove Fair Days. Featuring the
BC Local News / Posted 8 days ago
of the Saturday concert series at the 2017 Aldergrove Fair Days. Featuring the True North Troubadours tribute to Peter, Paul & Mary, Big Guitars tribute to CCR and Janis Joplin, Daytrippers tribute to The Beatles and the grand finale with Tr... Read more
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Aldergrove Star
VIDEO, PHOTOS: Music from the ‘60 highlights Aldergrove Fair main stageof the Saturday concert series at the 2017 Aldergrove Fair Days. Featuring the
Aldergrove Star / Posted 8 days ago
of the Saturday concert series at the 2017 Aldergrove Fair Days. Featuring the True North Troubadours tribute to Peter, Paul & Mary, Big Guitars tribute to CCR and Janis Joplin, Daytrippers tribute to The Beatles and the grand finale with Tr... Read more
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Langley Times
VIDEO, PHOTOS: Music from the ‘60 highlights Aldergrove Fair main stageof the Saturday concert series at the 2017 Aldergrove Fair Days. Featuring the
Langley Times / Posted 8 days ago
of the Saturday concert series at the 2017 Aldergrove Fair Days. Featuring the True North Troubadours tribute to Peter, Paul & Mary, Big Guitars tribute to CCR and Janis Joplin, Daytrippers tribute to The Beatles and the grand finale with Tr... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Exhibit shows promoter’s journey from Holocaust survivor to rock-and-roll legendbusinessman with an ear for unique rock and roll talent. He would go to promote
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 8 days ago
businessman with an ear for unique rock and roll talent. He would go to promote and brand other big names including Janis Joplin and The Rolling Stones. Graham died in a helicopter crash in 1991, but his legend lives on through the... Read more
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Aldergrove Star
Trooper thrills thousands at Aldergrove Fair Daysthemed performers, including the True North Troubadours (tribute to Peter, Paul
Aldergrove Star / Posted 8 days ago
themed performers, including the True North Troubadours (tribute to Peter, Paul and Mary), Big Guitar (a tribute to CCR and Janis Joplin) and Daytripper (a tribute to The Beatles). The 1969 Aldergrove Beach Rock Festival featured mostly bands from... Read more
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Langley Times
Trooper thrills thousands at Aldergrove Fair Daysthemed performers, including the True North Troubadours (tribute to Peter, Paul
Langley Times / Posted 8 days ago
themed performers, including the True North Troubadours (tribute to Peter, Paul and Mary), Big Guitar (a tribute to CCR and Janis Joplin) and Daytripper (a tribute to The Beatles). The 1969 Aldergrove Beach Rock Festival featured mostly bands from... Read more
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The Mercury News
Country Joe McDonald, fixin’ to retiremusic business, not the world’s easiest or most secure line of work. For a time
The Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
music business, not the world’s easiest or most secure line of work. For a time in his prime, he even dated rock goddess Janis Joplin. “I was thinking about that today, that I’ve been really lucky making money doing the thing I loved to do,” he... Read more
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Metro Silicon Valley
Chateau Liberte | NUMU | Los Gatoslikes of The Doobie Brothers, Blue Cheer, Hot Tuna, Kingfish and Jerry Garcia.
Metro Silicon Valley / Posted 10 days ago
likes of The Doobie Brothers, Blue Cheer, Hot Tuna, Kingfish and Jerry Garcia. There's even a rumor floating around that Janis Joplin wanted to buy the place. Who knows? What we do know is that the cover of the first Doobie Brothers record was... Read more
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Boston Globe
A Pennebaker one-two rock-doc punchconcert documentary, with help from equally legendary collaborators Albert May
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
concert documentary, with help from equally legendary collaborators Albert Maysles and Richard Leacock. Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, the Mamas and the Papas, Simon and Garfunkel, Canned Heat, Jefferson Airplane, Otis Redding, the Who, the... Read more
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Billboard
What's Rita Ora Up To?a deathly seriousness: "I do not look at her like Rihanna, Katy Perry, any of t
Billboard / Posted 11 days ago
a deathly seriousness: "I do not look at her like Rihanna, Katy Perry, any of those people. I literally see her as like, Janis Joplin. You know? Janis Joplin, Ella Fitzgerald, Donna Summer. Those singers." Ora shies away from such comparisons,... Read more
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The Sault Star
Mikus welcomes frontman's roleFree. Rotaryfest Stage 1 at Clergue Park presents Jazz Catz (1 p.m.), Red and
The Sault Star / Posted 11 days ago
Free. Rotaryfest Stage 1 at Clergue Park presents Jazz Catz (1 p.m.), Red and the Muscle (2 p.m), The Peace Vibe (3 p.m), Janis Joplin tribute with Janis Full Tilt! (4 p.m.), Paul Della Vedova Band (5 p.m.), The Reptiles (6 p.m.), Blue Radio (7:30... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Lesbian recalls '60s love affair with Joplinpoet and City Lights Bookstore co-founder Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and had a 10-m
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 12 days ago
poet and City Lights Bookstore co-founder Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and had a 10-month romantic relationship with rock star Janis Joplin. "It was a special time. It all was special because I was living it. When I look back on it, it will all be... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Out & About: July 13-20, 2017performs weekly at the swanky hotel lounge bar. 7pm-11pm. thru August. 999 Cali
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 12 days ago
performs weekly at the swanky hotel lounge bar. 7pm-11pm. thru August. 999 California St. www.klipptones.com A Night With Janis Joplin @ Geary Theater American Conservatory Theatre presents the acclaimed musical about rock singer Janis Joplin,... Read more
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So Bad So Good
This Is What Rock 'n Roll Icons Would Look Like If They Were Still Aliveto keep their memory alive for future generations". You'll spot everyone from
So Bad So Good / Posted 13 days ago
to keep their memory alive for future generations". You'll spot everyone from Kurt Cobain to Jim Morrison, John Lennon, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Marley, and Elvis Presley. What might some of the rock 'n' roll era's greatest stars have... Read more
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Aldergrove Star
Fond memories of ‘Summer of Love’ at 2017 Aldergrove Fair Daysby classic rock band Trooper, along with several acts paying tribute to Peter,
Aldergrove Star / Posted 14 days ago
by classic rock band Trooper, along with several acts paying tribute to Peter, Paul and Mary, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Janis Joplin and The Beatles. It starts at 2 p.m. on Saturday when the True North Troubadours (featuring Aldergrove... Read more
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Langley Times
Fond memories of ‘Summer of Love’ at 2017 Aldergrove Fair Daysby classic rock band Trooper, along with several acts paying tribute to Peter,
Langley Times / Posted 14 days ago
by classic rock band Trooper, along with several acts paying tribute to Peter, Paul and Mary, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Janis Joplin and The Beatles. It starts at 2 p.m. on Saturday when the True North Troubadours (featuring Aldergrove... Read more
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Aldergrove Star
B.C.’s classic rock band Trooper headlines the Aldergrove 2017 Fairthe ’60s. 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM: Big Guitar in a tribute to Creedence Clearwater R
Aldergrove Star / Posted 14 days ago
the ’60s. 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM: Big Guitar in a tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival, with special guest Hayley Chase in a Janis Joplin tribute. 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM: The Daytrippers in a tribute to the Beatles. 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM: Trooper –... Read more
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Langley Times
B.C.’s classic rock band Trooper headlines the Aldergrove 2017 Fairthe ’60s. 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM: Big Guitar in a tribute to Creedence Clearwater R
Langley Times / Posted 14 days ago
the ’60s. 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM: Big Guitar in a tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival, with special guest Hayley Chase in a Janis Joplin tribute. 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM: The Daytrippers in a tribute to the Beatles. 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM: Trooper –... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
The Music of ABBA and more featured at D&W Fresh Market Picnic PopsABBA at 7:30 p.m. July 20 & 21- Brass Transit: The Music of Chicago at 7:30 p.
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 14 days ago
ABBA at 7:30 p.m. July 20 & 21- Brass Transit: The Music of Chicago at 7:30 p.m. July 27 & 28- Women Rock: The Music of Janis Joplin, Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin, and More! at 7:30 p.m. August 3- Classical Fireworks at 8 p.m. August 5-... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Flower power's hothouseyour own thing" and "Today is the first day of the rest of your life," which ap
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
your own thing" and "Today is the first day of the rest of your life," which appeared in their pamphlets.) Also in 1966, Janis Joplin returned to San Francisco after her boyfriend broke off their engagement. (Joplin first came to San Francisco in... Read more
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Boston Globe
Posh rock in peak summer: The Newport Folk Festivaljoin her onstage, completely by surprise. They sing “Me and Bobby McGee,” his m
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
join her onstage, completely by surprise. They sing “Me and Bobby McGee,” his miracle of a song made immortal by Janis Joplin, and we’re melting inside. It’s so hot out (and there’s so little shade to be found) that we’re melting on the... Read more
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The Sault Star
Glass Tiger, Johnny Reid team upFree. Rotaryfest Stage 1 at Clergue Park presents Jazz Catz (1 p.m.), Red and
The Sault Star / Posted 18 days ago
Free. Rotaryfest Stage 1 at Clergue Park presents Jazz Catz (1 p.m.), Red and the Muscle (2 p.m), The Peace Vibe (3 p.m), Janis Joplin tribute with Janis Full Tilt! (4 p.m.), Paul Della Vedova Band (5 p.m.), The Reptiles (6 p.m.), Blue Radio (7:30... Read more
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Boston Globe
The MFA celebrates San Francisco’s Summer of Lovenow lives in Maynard, is often described as the Grateful Dead’s unofficial phot
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
now lives in Maynard, is often described as the Grateful Dead’s unofficial photographer. There are photos here of the Dead, Janis Joplin and Big Brother and the Holding Company, Quicksilver Messenger Service, the Steve Miller Band. The best portrait... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
The Download’s Swap Meet: “Tell us about your Swizzle Sticks”Picker is here to evaluate your junk! What old junk do you have stored in your
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 19 days ago
Picker is here to evaluate your junk! What old junk do you have stored in your attic? Want to know how much that classic Janis Joplin concert poster is worth? How about that World War II memorabilia that is just taking up space in your basement?... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Out & About27-30. Strawberry Hill, 6:30pm. Also shows in El Sobrante July 15, 16, 22 & 23
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 19 days ago
27-30. Strawberry Hill, 6:30pm. Also shows in El Sobrante July 15, 16, 22 & 23 ($30-$60). www.weplayers.org A Night With Janis Joplin @ Geary Theater American Conservatory Theatre presents the acclaimed musical about rock singer Janis Joplin,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Theater capsule reviews and listings, week of July 9890 Belle Ave., San Rafael. Two hours 30 minutes. (415) 499-4488. www.marinshak
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 19 days ago
890 Belle Ave., San Rafael. Two hours 30 minutes. (415) 499-4488. www.marinshakespeare.org. .—L. Janiak A Night With Janis Joplin Channeling the rock star with the aid of a terrific eight-person live band, Kacee Clanton makes ACT’s Geary... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
A groovy and green celebration at this year’s county fairEast Coast “Summer of Love” with his group, Orpheus, and its hit song, “Can’t F
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 24 days ago
East Coast “Summer of Love” with his group, Orpheus, and its hit song, “Can’t Find the Time.” Orpheus played with the Who, Janis Joplin, Led Zeppelin, among others, and the Turtles, who evolved into the Happy Together Tour and will appear at the... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Out & Aboutfilm about two brothers who switch lives; with costar Donna Sachet. Stream onli
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 26 days ago
film about two brothers who switch lives; with costar Donna Sachet. Stream online at www.mybrothersshoes.com A Night With Janis Joplin @ Geary Theater American Conservatory Theatre presents the acclaimed musical about rock singer Janis Joplin,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Straight No Chaser, Loverboy and Night Ranger, six Broadway shows highlight 91st season of Easton's State Theatreat 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17; Early Elton: A Tribute Elton John’s Trio Tours of 1970-72
The Morning Call / Posted 27 days ago
at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17; Early Elton: A Tribute Elton John’s Trio Tours of 1970-72 at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10; A Night With Janis Joplin at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16; A Tribute to John Denver with Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon at 7:30 p.m. March 3; and... Read more
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New Now Next
11 Awesomely Queer Cover Songs To Rock Out To This Pride“Jolene” The White Stripes covered “Jolene” numerous times in concert, though
New Now Next / Posted 30 days ago
“Jolene” The White Stripes covered “Jolene” numerous times in concert, though Jack White’s raspy vocals sound closer to Janis Joplin than Dolly Parton. And sung by a guy, the plea to a the titular woman not to take “my man” takes on a more... Read more
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The Columbian
Rock icons recall Summer of Lovethe Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Big Broth
The Columbian / Posted 30 days ago
the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Big Brother and the Holding Company, which launched Janis Joplin’s career, and Country Joe and the Fish, another signature band of the era. The Associated Press talked to... Read more
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The Morning Call
San Francisco celebrates pivotal time in US: Summer of Lovewhere they could afford it," he said. During those years, the Grateful Dead sh
The Morning Call / Posted a month ago
where they could afford it," he said. During those years, the Grateful Dead shared a spacious Victorian on Ashbury Street. Janis Joplin lived down the street. Across from her was Joe McDonald, of the psychedelic rock band Country Joe and the... Read more
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Miami New Times
New Broward Bar Commemorates Members of Music's "27 Club"A lot of really cool people died when they were 27. We lost Janis Joplin, Jim
Miami New Times / Posted a month ago
A lot of really cool people died when they were 27. We lost Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix and Robert Johnson in yesteryear, and in recent years, we’ve said goodbye to Kurt Cobain, Amy Winehouse and Jean-Michel Basquiat, among way too many... Read more
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Miami New Times
New Broward Bar Commemorates Members of Music's "27 Club"A lot of really cool people died when they were 27. We lost Janis Joplin, Jim
Miami New Times / Posted a month ago
A lot of really cool people died when they were 27. We lost Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix and Robert Johnson in yesteryear, and in recent years, we’ve said goodbye to Kurt Cobain, Amy Winehouse and Jean-Michel Basquiat, among way too many... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Summer of Love 50th Anniversary celebration and light show draws thousands to Golden Gate ParkDead's road manager, and said on this 50th anniversary celebration, it was a tr
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 1 months ago
Dead's road manager, and said on this 50th anniversary celebration, it was a tribute also to artists such as Jerry Garcia, Janis Joplin, concert promoter Bill Graham, and others whose spirits live on. "They would be honored," said Steve Parish,... Read more
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Canberra Times
'I construct myself and do things how I want to do them' ... Tash Sultana calls her own tuneshe laps up the cautionary tales of musicians past. "I've been watching a lot
Canberra Times / Posted 1 months ago
she laps up the cautionary tales of musicians past. "I've been watching a lot of bios lately, like Little Girl Blue about Janis Joplin," she says. "Even about artists I don't particularly like – like I'm not interested in the musical style of... Read more
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The Age
'I construct myself and do things how I want to do them' ... Tash Sultana calls her own tuneshe laps up the cautionary tales of musicians past. "I've been watching a lot
The Age / Posted 1 months ago
she laps up the cautionary tales of musicians past. "I've been watching a lot of bios lately, like Little Girl Blue about Janis Joplin," she says. "Even about artists I don't particularly like – like I'm not interested in the musical style of... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'I construct myself and do things how I want to do them' ... Tash Sultana calls her own tuneshe laps up the cautionary tales of musicians past. "I've been watching a lot
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 1 months ago
she laps up the cautionary tales of musicians past. "I've been watching a lot of bios lately, like Little Girl Blue about Janis Joplin," she says. "Even about artists I don't particularly like – like I'm not interested in the musical style of... Read more
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Billboard
Yandel Launches New App With escapexwhich includes many celebrities such as Marc Anthony, Prince Royce, Farruko, J
Billboard / Posted 1 months ago
which includes many celebrities such as Marc Anthony, Prince Royce, Farruko, J Alvarez, Baby Rasta & Gringo, Bob Marley and Janis Joplin. “We are excited to team up with a star like Yandel,” said Joe Cuello (escapex general manager). “Yandel is... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Pinky Pinky makes splash at Bottom of the Hill with throwback soundof musical times — ‘60s surf beats, Frank Zappa-esque bass lines, vocals dippin
The Daily Californian / Posted 1 months ago
of musical times — ‘60s surf beats, Frank Zappa-esque bass lines, vocals dipping into a crying falsetto reminiscent of Janis Joplin — without ever settling into one too much. Guitarist Isabelle Fields, bass guitarist Eva Chambers, and vocalist... Read more

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