Breaking Bamboo: Interview with Gold Panda

Gold Panda

Coming to Santa Cruz all the way from his London-based lair is the trailblazing and internationally acclaimed producer Gold Panda. Although he’s been around since bands were still making it on Myspace, not much is known about the man known for making ethereal, catchy, musical journey-inspiring sample based music. We got the chance to sit…

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Go for Gold: Santa Cruz Music This Week

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The Olympics used to include music in its competitions alongside literature, poetry, architecture and painting. While it’s unfortunate that we’ll never get to see Bukowski fight Brautigan for the bronze, or Kanye West and Taylor Swift grapple for gold, you can still award your own medals for greatness this week. So get out there and…

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Gotta Catch ‘em All: Santa Cruz Music This Week

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Santa Cruz has another weirdly awesome weekend of music for you with a lineup that includes psychedelic rock, ska-fusion, old-fashioned pop and some seriously futuristic sounds—all at a reasonable price. We know you’ll already be outside PokemonGo-ing around (don’t deny it—we see you), so why not see some live music while you catch ‘em all?…

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Eat The Rainbow: Santa Cruz Music This Week

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Aas your sonic nutritionist, it’s our job to make sure you receive a well-balanced musical diet. This week, Santa Cruz is serving up a wide range of styles and flavors for you, including Asian-American fusion from San Francisco, local home-style Western cookin’, spicy south-of-the-border flavor, and classic English pub grub from the other side of…

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Summer Lovin': Santa Cruz Music This Week

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The weather’s heating up on the coast and so are the summer shows. We’ve got a masked guitar hero and an unsung Titan of the string industry sharing the city with burgeoning local folk stars and a musical industry powerhouse. If you’re bored in Santa Cruz, you’re just not trying hard enough.   Wednesday, June…

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