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Music, Omar Sosa Mixes Jazz and Electronica into an Afro-Cuban Cocktail

Omar Sosa Mixes Jazz and Electronica into an Afro-Cuban Cocktail

Pianist Omar Sosa is on a musical and spiritual mission. His music, steeped in Afro-Cuban and jazz influences, melds traditional and modern sounds (and aesthetics) to show the unseen threads that connect cultures throughout the African diaspora. His mission has…
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Music, All Shook Down S.F. MusicTech Summit: How Do Listeners Want to Discover New Music?

S.F. MusicTech Summit: How Do Listeners Want to Discover New Music?

Designed to be a business-to-business convergence of the worlds of music and technology, the S.F. MusicTech Summit, which took over the Hotel Kabuki yesterday, is really many events rolled into one. The top three: A trade show, a forum for…
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Music, Feel It Again: Cuba's Los Muñequitos de Matanzas Return to S.F.

Feel It Again: Cuba's Los Muñequitos de Matanzas Return to S.F.

Music is a multisensual experience. Putting aside synesthesia — a rare condition in which what a person experiences in one sensory realm (like seeing) activates a second sensory realm (like hearing) — musical performances are most fully experienced when they…
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Music, All Shook Down SF MusicTech: Has Over-Tweeting Killed the Mystery Around Musicians?

SF MusicTech: Has Over-Tweeting Killed the Mystery Around Musicians?

​​The only discernable displays of emotion at yesterday's S.F. MusicTech Summit -- the seventh such gathering of musicians, techies, and industry types -- came during the artist panel at the end of the day. Moderator Tamara Conniff (founder of The…
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Music, Cuban Cowboys flavor Latin beats with punk power

Cuban Cowboys flavor Latin beats with punk power

The Cuban Cowboys' new album, Diablo Mambo, doesn't hesitate to let you know what it is all about. Drop the digital needle on the first track and you learn all you need to know within the first 50 seconds: A…
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  • clipping at Brava Theater Sept. 11
    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"

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