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PK changes name to Night Riots

PK changes name to Night Riots

Night Riots (formerly known as PK), an alternative rock band from San Luis Obispo, are a huge favorite in the underground Bay Area music scene. Last Monday, February 11th, the band announced that they would be changing their name due to copyright infringements, then released their new name two days later. Night Riots is currently … Continue reading

Curious Quail’s Newest Member: Erin

Curious Quail’s Newest Member: Erin

About two weeks back at SLG Art Boutiki & Gallery, San Jose’s Curious Quail unveiled their 7th band member – Erin Whitworth. Erin is an expert at working in the Bay Area music scene. Many know her from being the violinist of the former Please Do Not Fight. Erin is an accomplished violinist and pianist … Continue reading

Rockage 2.0 is coming

Rockage 2.0 is coming

San Jose has started recently to birth more music festivals. One coming into its second year is Rockage, hosted by Grand Fanali Presents. Rockage is a three-day festival that features indie, chiptune, and retro gaming all together. A new culture of music has been trending to appeal to gamers and music lovers alike – chiptune, … Continue reading

Photograph Soundgarden: Aron Cooperman

Photograph Soundgarden: Aron Cooperman

Los Gatos-based event photographer Aron Cooperman, of Open Light Photo, is entering a contest on Talenthouse for a chance to photograph Soundgarden on their King Animal tour. For this contest 21 of the best photographers will be selected to shoot certain dates on the tour based on votes and overall quality of the image they … Continue reading

Artist Feature: Big Tree

Artist Feature: Big Tree

Changing homes is never easy, but newly-based Berkeley band, Big Tree, has made the best of their relocation from New York to the Bay Area music scene. Big Tree will be back at SLG Art Boutiki & Gallery this Friday, joined by Belle Noire, Via Coma, and Paige Gibbons. The band now comprises of Kaila … Continue reading

Picture Atlantic – Edgewood Rd. (acoustic)

Picture Atlantic – Edgewood Rd. (acoustic)

As part of Blacklight Findings’ return via the web I’m working on a few videocasts that will feature bands from time to time. The first one, most appropriately, showcases one of my top favorite bands – San Jose’s Picture Atlantic. Picture Atlantic are also the co-founders of the South Bay local music show series, The … Continue reading

JRSD Photography

JRSD Photography

Jessica Shirley-Donnelly of JRSD Photography is one of the most talented Bay Area photographers I’ve gotten to know this past year. She takes pictures for Metroactive at special events like concerts, fashion shows, city festivals, and more. Her photos capture bands at their best and even silliest of moments. She’s skilled at both black-and-white portraits … Continue reading