Kata Rokkar — Kata Rokkar – A Bay Area based blog about music, life and stuff by Shawn Robbins.

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Happy Birthday to me. Nothing today. Just awesomeness. Have a nice Friday. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] [mp3] Jonah Matranga – Birthday (Sugarcubes Cover) from Songs I Hope My Mom Will Like (1999)

Kata Rokkar is a Threesome!

In the busiest time I have ever had with Kata Rokkar, I have been lucky enough to find two more like-minded writers/music lovers to assist me with the website. Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome Tanner and Jared; the two new contributors to Kata Rokkar. Already active in the Bay Area music scene, both will be… Read the full article

Deconstructing Indie.

About a month ago Paste Magazine asked the questions, “Is Indie Dead?” I have since been asking myself that question and have been involved in an in depth conversation with other music blogs about the subject. Here is my input to the question, feel free to add to the conversation: What is indie? To me… Read the full article