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100% Silk Reissues Tapes by Cherushii and Nackt, Artists Killed in Ghost Ship Fire

L.A.-based record label 100% Silk is issuing memorial editions of two tapes by underground producers Cherushii and Nackt. Both artists—real names Chelsea Faith and Johnny…
Anna Gaca / January 31, 2017

Oakland Mayor Announces Protections for Tenants at DIY Spaces Following Ghost Ship Fire

In the wake of the deadly fire that killed 36 people at Oakland, California's Ghost Ship warehouse in December, DIY arts venues across the country have faced increased…
Anna Gaca / January 12, 2017

Oakland DJ Nackt, Who Died in Ghost Ship Fire, to Get Posthumous EP Release

DJ and producer Nackt, born Johnny Igaz, was one of the 36 people killed at the fire at Oakland's Ghost Ship warehouse earlier this month; he…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 15, 2016

Oakland Mayor Announces $1.7 Million for Affordable Arts Spaces in Wake of Warehouse Fire

In the aftermath of this weekend's deadly fire at the Ghost Ship artists' warehouse in Oakland, California, city mayor Libby Schaaf has announced a $1.7 million project intended…
Anna Gaca / December 8, 2016

Oakland Warehouse Fire Death Toll at 36 as Harrowing First-Hand Accounts From Survivors Emerge

The death toll from Friday night’s warehouse fire in Oakland now stands at 36 and is expected to rise, according to city officials. Meanwhile, eight…
Taylor Berman / December 5, 2016