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BYMJ Podcast #21: Secret Show Sessions

Chris and Phil chill with Brendan from the Secret Show Sessions in the dressing room at Slim’s and talk about how annoying / great it is when people make social media posts at concerts. A […]

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BYMJ Podcast #20: Grumpy Bear

Grumpy Bear is in the house. No, it’s not a hip new indie-pop band or the latest iPad DJ – it’s Chris’ disgruntled alter-ego that’s hopelessly depressed by the state of everything ever in the […]

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BYMJ Podcast #18: Rin Tin Tiger

Hailing from San Francisco, Rin Tin Tiger play a rowdy blend of twangy Americana and Indie-Folk. We chat with them about our society’s addiction to distraction, the need for people to stop and pay attention […]

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BYMJ Podcast #17: Curious Quail

San Jose-based orchestral indie rock band Curious Quail’s newest record “After the Lights Failed” was funded by a Kickstarter campaign. We talk about their concept-based approach to music, whether playing festivals increased their fanbase or […]

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BYMJ Podcast #16: Melted Toys

San Francisco’s Melted Toys are set to release their new s/t record on 7/15 and since they’re having their release party right here at Slim’s on the 14th, we decided to sit down with them […]

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BYMJ Podcast #15: The Y Axes

San Francisco’s The Y Axes stop by to geek out with us about all the things we love and hate about science, conspiracy theories, sci-fi and we even talk a little bit about their music. […]

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BYMJ Podcast #14: Future Shapes

BYMJ is BACK! After a week off, we’ve returned bigger, better, faster, stronger. Future Shapes is the solo project of Phil Cala, frequent co-host of the BYMJ podcast. We chat about the correlation between music […]

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BYMJ Podcast #13: Kiwi Time

Kiwi Time is a group of life-long friends from Belarus who moved to San Francisco to pursue their musical career. We chat about the troubles between neighboring Ukraine & Russia, why they came to the […]

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BYMJ Podcast #12: Vela Eyes

SF’s Vela Eyes produce dreamy, shoegazey psych-pop when they’re not berating each other for kicks or binging on RPGs. Chris and Phil chat with them about how they met, their musical approach and other compelling […]

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BYMJ Podcast #11: Dregs One

SF has a long history of racist policies used to push minorities to the fringes and the new tech boom is the latest catalyst of displacement. Rapper Dregs One targets gentrification and talks hip-hop as […]

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BYMJ #10: Learnin’ Some Sh*t

With student loan debt at an all-time high and employment rates at an all-time low, we discuss whether going to college is worth the risk for Millennials. We also talk about activism, thought police, trigger […]

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BYMJ #9: Festivals, Etc.

Coachella is simultaneously an otherworldly immersion in new music and art and a corporate-fueled, celebrity-obsessed, media marketing petri dish. Are festivals helping or hurting the music business as a whole? We go in-depth on this […]

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BYMJ Podcast #8: Picture Atlantic

San Jose-based Picture Atlantic chat with Chris about their personal histories, making a name for themselves in the Bay Area music scene, relating to their fans, helping to build a sustainable scene and a whole […]

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BYMJ Podcast #6: SF Weekly’s Ian Port

The effects of the “tech boom” are everywhere. Clubs are closing, musicians are fleeing for LA, Portland or Oakland, artists have been priced out. Is San Francisco’s music scene dying? Chris sits down with Ian […]

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BYMJ Podcast #3: Sutekh Hexen

The Oakland-based Black Metal Noise band Sutekh Hexen sit down with us to talk about controversy surrounding the band, religion, spirituality, the paranormal and using art to force people out of complacency. In keeping with […]

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