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Sweet Eve, a local band, had been trying to make things happen since forming in 2005.
Sweet Eve get lucky
By BOB GULLA  |  July 02, 2008

A fond farewell

When I received word that Tom’s Tracks on Thayer Street was going out of business, my initial reaction was blasé.
Tom Farnsworth’s closing Tracks
By BOB GULLA  |  November 27, 2007

Screams and whispers

The parade of local noisemeisters continues this week.
Athletic Automaton, Allysen Callery, and Midnight Creeps
By BOB GULLA  |  September 25, 2007

One more time

Back in the spring, a bunch of friends came together to pay tribute to Ken Lyon, at 66, now his fifth decade of making music.
Ken Lyon and the Tombstone visit their back pages
By BOB GULLA  |  August 21, 2007

The kids are alright

The revelation that Carl Sheeler’s new commercial was produced by a 15-year-old is one of the most interesting stories to emerge from the Democratic Senate primary between Carl and Casa Diablo charter member Sheldon Whitebread.
Sheeler campaign goes with a youth movement
By PHILLIPE & JORGE  |  July 26, 2006

Good Grooves

For many reasons, much great music is created in the darker recesses of the mind, where dreariness, despondence, and desolation rule. Of course, it doesn’t always have to be the case.
Fever Dream heats up; Zawadi’s heady soul stew
By BOB GULLA  |  June 27, 2006