records

4:30pm

Mon May 12, 2014
Arts & Culture

Oakland Museum takes 'Vinyl' off the shelf

‘Vinyl: The Sound and Culture of Records’ at the Oakland Museum of California is open now until July 19th.
Ashleyanne Krigbaum

When was the last time you went to the museum and learned how to deejay? Or sat around for hours, listening to rare, mint-condition records? 

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5:15pm

Tue March 4, 2014
Arts & Culture

50 years later, old soul finds new fans

Sarah Deragon/Miki Vargas

The film 20 Feet from Stardom, which just won the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature this past weekend, shines a spotlight on the female singers who sang backup to the biggest soul and rock legends during the 1960s.

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5:42pm

Wed February 13, 2013
Arts & Culture

A mind for Jazz

Record shop owner Berigan Taylor dropped by KALW to tell Executive Editor (and fellow Jazz fan) Ben Trefny the story behind his little record shop in Oakland. Berigan’s was the inspiration for Michael Chabon’s new novel, Telegraph Avenue.  Taylor is a life-long record collector and still one of the Bay Area’s biggest jazz enthusiasts. As in, he could probably name every musician on every jazz recording you have ever heard.

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