Rupa and the April Fishes

Chris Hambrick

Rupa Marya is the composer, guitarist and lead singer for the band Rupa and The April Fishes. She sat down with KALW's Jen Chien to talk about the influences behind her new album Oval and how music can inspire social change. 

MARYA: You need all of these things to create a city, you don’t need just one group of people. You don’t just need apps.

Today's local music: Rupa & The April Fishes

Apr 1, 2013

A worldly ban with a worldly sound, is Crosscurrents' band for Monday April 1. 

San Francisco-based band Rupa and the April Fishes is a collaboration of Aaron Kierbel and Safa Shokrai, Misha Khalikulov, Mario Alberto Silva, and is headed by Rupa.

I love my classic Nishiki road bike. I know, it’s kind of a Bay Area hipster cliché, but what can I say? I enjoy riding and I try to bike as much as I can – to work, for fun, whatever. So I was excited to hear about the new 10-day, 200-mile bike tour that the bands Rupa and the April Fishes and Shake Your Peace have planned.