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9:01am

Thu July 17, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Vinyl

Take some Latin percussion and add some old-school funk. Mix in a little reggae and R & B, and you have the recipe for the music you’re hearing now, performed by a Bay Area band named Vinyl. Vinyl’s musical mix-up provides the audience with plenty of fuel to dance -- and dance some more.  

Vinyl performs on Saturday, July 26th at the Boom Boom Room on Fillmore Street in San Francisco. They start about 9:30pm.  

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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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6:12pm

Wed November 20, 2013
Arts & Culture

Now Playing: KALW's Northern Soul on NPR.org

DJ & KALW producer, Ashleyanne Krigbaum takes you through her favorite soul records
Lily Chou

It's been 40 years since the first all-night R&B party at the Wigan Casino nightclub outside Manchester, England. The doors didn't open until 2 a.m., and its 1,200-capacity ballroom was packed until dawn with dance-crazy (possibly amphetamine-fueled) soul fans. They called the uptempo vibe Northern Soul, after the region of England that fell in love with rare '60s R&B.

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