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Lisa Fay Beatty

I’m watching the documentary “Hype” about the Seattle grunge music scene, a very 1990s experience, but when the screen flashed to 7 Year Bitch, I thought of my friend Lisa Fay Beatty. Lisa was the guitarist for the Mudwimin, who … Continue reading

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Their music lives on, and my versions of their stories

Veronica DeJesus recently created a series of portraits, of musicians who I knew from my work as Earthwise Productions, which started in 1994 and continues, although my last concert was March 13 2020, having, like virtually everyone and everything on … Continue reading

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Hats off to Stone Fox

I would say a life-changing event for me was a benefit for Mia Zapata — to raise awareness about her murder, to hire a detective after the police gave up — in Cyclone Warehouse near The Ramp in San Francisco … Continue reading

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July 7 is the 27 year anniversary of the death of Mia Zapata

I never met Mia Zapata, nor heard the Gits, but the response of the SF music community to her death ¬†was an influence on my decision to start Earthwise Productions. My first show at Cubberley was a showcase for The … Continue reading

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Tale of Two Gits: Mia and Ren

I noticed a week-old New York Times magazine, in my dad’s to-recycle basket, and rifled thru it: the cover story was about Silicon Valley, from the perspective of a grad student working a summer job at a hot new generation … Continue reading

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