Spray Tan Schools Us on Shameless, Genderqueer Slutrock

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Spray Tan Schools Us on Shameless, Genderqueer Slutrock

Oakland punk trio Spray Tan subverts heteronormativity by proudly being themselves.

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Sharmi Basu Is Decolonizing Noise

The Oakland electronic artist, who performs as Beast Nest, fosters inclusivity in underground circles that too often recreate the values and power dynamics they claim to reject.

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BJ the Chicago Kid

R&B crooner comes to the New Parish.

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Lysine, Tunic, Bad Monroe, and The Peels

Loud music at Sgraffito Gallery.

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Black Lives Matter Benefit Party from Gallery Y2K x Hussy Planet

Turn up for a cause.

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Miserable Indulges in Melancholia

Kristina Esfandriari channels feelings of grief and heartbreak into gorgeous, atmospheric rock on Uncontrollable, her debut album as Miserable.

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All Hail Jasmine Infiniti, the Self-Proclaimed Queen of Hell

The DJ is taking over the Bay Area's underground nightlife scene, and carving out safe spaces for trans women to celebrate themselves in the process.

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The Summer Classic Featuring Too $hort and Fat Joe

And tons of other local faves including J Stalin and Rexx Life Raj.

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Foxtails Brigade

Melodic folk rock at Hemlock Tavern.

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Sick Sad Summer

A dance party featuring Morris, Maal, NanosauR, and Turbo Sonidero.

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Legendvry's Upcoming EP Præy for the Weæk is a Call to Action

The Oakland rapper seeks to unify and empower his community during troubled times.

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Emily Jane White Awakens with Her New Album

The Oakland singer-songwriter confronts a number of social justice issues with her new, poetic folk-pop album, They Moved in Shadow All Together.

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Goodbye LoBot

Bid farewell to the beloved West Oakland underground venue and art space.

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Spray Tan

Genderqueer slut rock.

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LoBot Gallery, Mainstay of Oakland's DIY Art and Music Scenes, to Shutter at End of Month

The space is just the latest underground art spot to fall victim to rising real estate costs in the East Bay.

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The Big One: Scientists Say the East Bay is Overdue for the Largest Earthquake in Centuries. And We're Not Prepared.

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The Big One: Scientists Say the East Bay is Overdue for the Largest Earthquake in Centuries. And We're Not Prepared.

A Hayward Fault shaker will be way, way worse than 1989's Loma Prieta quake.

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