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Keep on Mixing
A fond tribute to the art of making mix tapes
Son of Byford
Seminal rapper Darryl McDaniels talks about the birth of hip-hop and Run-D.M.C.'s route to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Kiss It Goodbye
A trip on music's wild ride in 2008, from 'Viva Obama' to 'New Amerykah'
Kanye West 2.0 arrives with mixed results
The Man Who Saved The Mountain Winery
The bizarre history of Saratoga's chateau and how
Bill Hirschman rescued its live music series
United We Strum
Stout City Rockers isn't just the name of the loose collective of South Bay rock artists who produce compilations under the same name. It's more like a way of life. Can they put the local rock scene on the map?
Rebuild This Civic On Rock & Roll
The city wants to restore the Civic to all its former glory as a South Bay venue on a par with the Warfield and the Fillmore. If they fix it up, can embattled Team San Jose fill it up?
They may be the South Bay's strangest band, and not just because they got most of their instruments from the San Jose Unified School District. But after a series of happy accidents with their debut CD, it's becoming clear that they also have the strangest luck.
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Metro Silicon Valley Bars & Clubs 2008
How to Be a Dive Bar Superstar
Metro Silicon Valley Bars & Clubs 2007
San Jose is bringing sexy back
Metro Silicon Valley Bars & Clubs 2006
Pool parties rule. Our Bars & Clubs issue jumps in feet first.
Metro Silicon Valley Bars & Clubs 2005
Everybody says their city's nightlife scene is 'hot,' but this year ours is literally on fire.