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Q&A: New Perspectives on a Blue Harp: Amelia Romano Speaks About Her Music and Travels

Guest writer, San Francisco based Michelle Robertson has written and conducted a great interview with Bay Area harpest, Amelia Romano.

"The blue harp is jarring. It punctuates the cityscape of San Francisco, refusing to blend in with the clear sky above. Just as out of place as the azure harp are the melodies emanating from it. We’ve seen this instrument before, in orchestral halls and mythological tales, but the music Amelia Romano’s harp creates is hardly classical nor folkloric.

Gazing upon the skyline captured in Romano’s “Legacy” video, one of the singles off her album New Perspectives, one begins to understand the tapestry of influences that compose the work. In this city, cultures and worlds collide, yet a humble cohesiveness emerges from such disparity..."

You can read the interview in its entirety here.

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Xiu Xiu Play The Chapel in San Francisco - 3/19

San Jose's Xiu Xiu performs live at the Chapel on March 19th. This legendary Bay Area will be playing all over the country in support of their new album, FORGET.

FORGET was recorded during a period of epic productivity for Xiu Xiu. While writing FORGET, they released the lauded Plays the Music of Twin Peaks, collaborated with Mitski on a song for an upcoming John Cameron Mitchell film, composed music for art installations by Danh Vo, recorded an album with Merzbow and scored an experimental reworking of the Mozart opera, The Magic Flute. All of this frantic, external activity lead to a softly damaged dreaminess and broadened intent that has not been heard before in other Xiu Xiu works. The album was produced by John Congleton (Blondie, Sigur Ros), Greg Saunier of Deerhoof and Xiu Xiu's own Angela Seo.

​Make sure you don't miss this show!

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​​ ​​Globelamp, ​​​​Tristan Puig, Real Real Talk, ​​​​Horrible/Adorable​ ​Play ​​​​The Octopus Literary Salon

​We were super excited to learn about the line up going down in Oakland at ​The Octopus Literary Salon on March 10th!

Bay Area based bands, Real Real Talk and ​Horrible/Adorable will share a bill with Southern Califorian music outfits, ​Tristan Puig and the legendary, Globelamp. All of these peoples perform emotive, indie pop and we think this line up is well curated and certainly worth checking out!





Video Premiere: Nine Pound Shadow - Tell Me Why

We're always pleased to premiere new Bay Area music! The Bay Area based band, Nine Pound Shadow has released a brand music video entitled, Tell Me Why. The band is comprised of brothers, Breandain and Christopher Langlois who create a very California sort of sound, one whose lineage and mythology goes as far back as, well, a family tree. Tell Me Why hinges on orchestral piano chords before building into a chantable refrain. This track is haunting and touching to no end.

Nine Pound Shadow will perform live in San Francisco at The Independent on February 21st.

Take a listen and make sure you support local artists!





Best of SF: Mall Walk wins Indie Rock/Pop overall poll (Readers + Jurors)

Our selected jurors and The Deli Magazine readers have spoken! The Oakland based band, Mall Walk have officially won The Deli SF Artist of the Year Composite Chart (readers+jurors) Poll for the Indie Rock/Pop Category!

I know that sounds like a mouthful, but it just means it's the chart that considers both the votes of our jury of "local scene experts" (who nominated all the bands in the list) AND our readers! These guys are acutally a personal fave band of mine.  

Congratulations to this talented band of beings. Well done and Godspeed! Enjoy this victory! Soak it in!

Associate Editor, The Deli SF
Jordannah Elizabeth

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