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Music Writing in “Riff”

Lately I’ve been doing some writing for a Bay Area music website. Here’s a roundup of some of the coverage.

SF to Oakland

Whatever city you live in, your experience depends entirely on the neighborhood.


The maligned urban vertebrate known for its smoke-gray feathers and runny white spoor. The habitue of telephone wires. The bird who no one loves enough to cage.

Who Killed Brian Marquez?

Walking down Mission Street in the Excelsior on my way home, I found a billboard carrying something other than the usual corporate brands and lifestyle messages. The youth and the youth as an infant. A reward offer splashed in red. The simple question couldn’t be more chilling – who killed Brian Marquez? I found other […]