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Editor's Note: Matt Buga is a Music Director at KUCI. KUCI is the last bastion against sound-alike radio in Orange County and the voice of freedom for all the independent music that gets snubbed by the major labels. From the edge of University of California Irvine, KUCI brings you the latest in all ... More >>
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Kathy Foster dishes on her band's upcoming 'dark album'
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