The Musical Legacy of James Kopta

The Musical Legacy of James Kopta

I lost my great friend and long-time collaborator in Brown Cuts Neighbors and other art, music and writing projects — James Kopta — 19 years ago today. He was only 30. Not a day goes by where I do not miss sitting in a Schenectady restaurant somewhere in the vicinity of the old Stockade, plates...

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AdHouse Books Prepares to Close its Doors

AdHouse Books Prepares to Close its Doors

It was announced last week that the landlord Chris Pitzer would be closing the doors on his AdHouse Books press after 20 years of operation and 100 books. Well… 101… News on that to come. Wow Cool has been excited to stock their books for over a dozen of those years, and the latest...

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Jason Martin New Adirondack Power and Light Out Now

Jason Martin New Adirondack Power and Light Out Now

Jason “Wolfman” Martin of Brown Cuts Neighbors, The Bunny Brains, Evolution Revolution and Power Animal Systems has a new solo record on the way — The New Adirondack Power and Light. You can get a special digital preview on Bandcamp right now. Full release on limited edition cassette...

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Steven Cerio talks The Residents on ResTube

Steven Cerio talks The Residents on ResTube

“Steven Cerio, the wonderfully trippy and inspired artist, author, musician and filmmaker tells us how he discovered the group, what his favorite projects are, what techniques he uses and even answers the question: Who are the Residents?!!?!”    ResTube is a pretty recently...

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Lost Landscapes of San Francisco | December 16

Lost Landscapes of San Francisco | December 16

Last year I was very fortunate to be able to attend a one-of-a-kind cinema event. Lost Landscapes of San Francisco by Rick Prelinger at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco. The carefully curated presentation of mostly home movies dating back over a century has its soundtrack provided by the...

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Razorcake 2020 Donation Drive

Razorcake 2020 Donation Drive

It’s Fund Drive Season at Razorcake. There is no tote bag, but there are t-shirts!  Razorcake provides consistent coverage of do-it-yourself punk culture that you won’t find anywhere else. They believe in positive, progressive, community-friendly DIY punk. DIY punk culture is often...

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Suburban Dance Radio 11

Suburban Dance Radio 11

Stars on 78. Uncle George has fueled up the wayback machine, but an unexpected shunting of fuel into the vortex has warped the time streams and we land far outside the suburbs in a light industrial zone down by the docks. We were counting on an assist from Micky Dolenz, but he sold off his

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Suburban Dance Radio X

Suburban Dance Radio X

Your lawn guy says the bark bugs that are all over your trees like a cheap suit are twice as big as they should be and the Japanese Maple they are getting fat off of is a listening post for the Kremlin. Time to reach for some London dry gin and tonic water and relax

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Suburban Dance Radio – Call Emergency 999

Suburban Dance Radio – Call Emergency 999

You can hear the raspiness in the DJ’s voice from breathing in the smoke of a whole state on fire. This is not the suburban grill glaze I asked for! Where is my Tom Collins? Hiding out in the basement (yeah, like we have those in California) Mr. DJ unearths a cache of nineties/noughties...

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Norcal Noisefest 2020 with nickname: Rebel

Norcal Noisefest 2020 with nickname: Rebel

The longest running event for noise and experimental sound art in the United States … the one and only NORCAL NOISEFEST 2020 episode XXIV: ..a virtual hope… has its revenge!   As the empire refuses to admit to its weak response to the crisis at hand.. a small band of...

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Suburban Dance Radio 8 – Vern Is Gone

Suburban Dance Radio 8 – Vern Is Gone

Episode 8 of the Suburban Dance Radio show on 92.5 KOWS FM. My show airs every other Tuesday at 8pm Pacific time in Santa Rosa, California in Sonoma County and also streams online. I am archiving shows on Mixcloud about a week later. I’m a little behind right now… This...

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Suburban Dance Radio 6 for July 14, 2020

Suburban Dance Radio 6 for July 14, 2020

The soundtrack to your suburban hell!!! The Devil is in your bird bath. The undead emerge from your septic tank. The damned mower won’t start. This is Radio 666. It’s time to get nervous to a cursed soundtrack of post punk, jazz, funk, experimental, hip hop, blues, dub, noise rock...

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Suburban Dance Radio for June 23, 2020

Suburban Dance Radio for June 23, 2020

Suburban Dance Radio is on every other Tuesday on KOWS Community Radio 92.5 FM in Santa Rosa, CA at 8pm up in Sonoma County and streaming online. I am archiving shows on Mixcloud about a week later. The soundtrack to your suburban existence. Scrape those desiccated lizard parts off the...

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Suburban Dance Radio for June 2, 2020

Suburban Dance Radio for June 2, 2020

Suburban Dance Radio is on every even Tuesday on KOWS Community Radio 92.5 FM in Santa Rosa, CA at 8pm up in Sonoma County and streaming online. I am archiving shows on Mixcloud about a week later. Shows will also appear for up to a month on my SoundCloud page. The soundtrack to your...

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#TheShowMustBePaused

#TheShowMustBePaused

Hell yes, Black Lives Matter! We should not need to say this anymore. Damn straight they fucking matter. This shit-show needs to be shut down. The police need to be demilitarized and held accountable for their performance by the citizens they are supposed to protect. The president needs to be...

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