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Q&A: UFN (Until Further Notice)

How did you come up with the name of the band?We had hoped that we could use the name to create statements about our current mood or ideas. With our upcoming album, we feel that there’s a deeper story behind saying, “This is Temporary-Until Further Notice” etc. We also love the acronym name. How would… Keep Reading

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Local Band Spotlight: Ha Vay

How did you come up with the name of the band?It is the Chinese name my grandmother gave me when I was born. I’m half Chinese, but grew up in a majority white town and did not share much of my cultural background with my peers. So in making music I wanted to take ownership… Keep Reading

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Q&A: Rose in Stereo

How did you come up with the name of the band?The band name was ROSE and we made a logo with the name appearing twice, or in stereo. And it was much easier to find in a search, haha. How would you describe your sound?We make melancholic psych-rock. Kind of summer of love Haight Ashbury… Keep Reading

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Q&A: Eeri

How did you come up with the name? That’s my name. How would you describe your sound? Dark-pop. When did you first become interested in playing music? I’ve always loved to create. What’s the strangest or funniest thing that’s ever happened to you at a show? I was once almost not let into a show… Keep Reading

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Q&A: Nabi Air

How did you come up with the name of the band? Yoonha: The word Nabi means butterfly in Korean and bubbling up in Hebrew. They both have great symbolic meanings we vibed with and we coined the term Nabi Air since our sounds–vocals and instrumental–have an airiness to them. How would you describe your sound?… Keep Reading

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Q&A: The Angry Abbys

How did you come up with the name of the band? Chris: At our first official practice we were still looking for a name and an image for the band. We knew we were going to write topical and political songs (as compared to love or pop songs) so we wanted something along those lines;… Keep Reading

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Q&A: The Echo Exchange

How did you come up with the name of the band? As the band was forming, our bassist, Bod was obsessing over “Echoes” by Pink Floyd, so popped up as part of the name. But to take it to the full band name, we sat down and thought about how we write music together: The… Keep Reading

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Local Band Spotlight: Great Highway

How did you come up with the name of the band? We wanted a name that had energy and intensity to it, and that would also immediately place us as a San Francisco band. Back in the day, when we were first starting out, we would write songs at a friend’s house at 48th &… Keep Reading

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Bay Area Local Band Spotlight: Pink Skies

How did you come up with the name of the band? I looked up. How would you describe your sound? It’s tricky, but I think the easiest way to sum it up at this point is Psychedelic R&B. But I’m not sure if that’s accurate of my sound. I think that if I really could… Keep Reading

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