.Michael Giotis

May 16, 2023

Falcon! Record Release at Big Easy

Falcon! is a three-piece rock outfit grounded by a North Bay duo who created music careers by moving far afield. Shannon Ferguson and Neil Rosen...
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May 11, 2023

Movement draws attention to missing and murdered Indigenous women

Another epidemic is unfolding. Not a viral disease, but an outbreak that is nonetheless a real sickness killing women in the community. The trending hashtag...
May 9, 2023

Mill Valley Music Fest Returns

This weekend Mill Valley hosts the second annual Mill Valley Music Festival, a two-day festival featuring an eclectic mix of bands from the region...
May 2, 2023

I’m With the Brand: Music, marketing, and making it

Indie music is about the freedom to make music in one’s own way, and create the image one chooses for oneself. To make it at...
Apr 18, 2023

Mr. Bungle, Redux Edition

​​Trevor Dunn of the seminal NorCal metal band on then and now The Eureka-bred, avante-metal band Mr. Bungle cut its vicious, vampire teeth on the...
Mar 16, 2023

The Fizz Fuzz Drops Second Album

'Deserts, Mountains, Oceans' — The new album is out from wife and husband team Dawn and Dandy Brown. In the long tail of contemporary music streaming,...
Feb 17, 2023

Noise Pop 30: A Conversation with Festival Organizer Jordan Kurland

This weekend kicks off the roughly 100 concerts that make up the massive celebration of independent music that has been the pride of San...
Feb 7, 2023

Dear Gillian: Women Invited to Send Their Sex Fantasies

Hey ladies, Gillian Anderson, the actor made famous by her roles in the television shows The X-Files and Sex Education, wants to hear what...