Erika Delgado

Writer. Freelance Journalist. Word Spitter.

A chicana, humorist, and music writer from the SF Bay Area.

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BFF.fm - Best Frequencies Forever

Abuela's Pantry

Abuela's Pantry with Space Abuela on BFF.fm. Listen to show archives, or tune in live Friday 2:00 - 4:00pm. BFF.fm is a San Francisco-based community radio station. Our mission...

The Bay Bridged - San Francisco Bay Area Indie Music

Meet Cuco, the 19-year-old Chicano making it as a form of resistance - The Bay Bridged - San...

(photo: Jerry Rangel) Growing up first-generation Chicanx gave me access to multiple worlds, but mostly one where there weren't many people like me in the media. Even when it...

The Bay Bridged - San Francisco Bay Area Indie Music

Review + Photos: Conor Oberst at the Fox - The Bay Bridged - San Francisco Bay Area Indie Music

Conor Oberst (photo: Jon Bauer) Also Titled: How To Be Sad in Public I have seen Conor Oberst live over 15 times in the last seven years, but the last ...

The Alternative

Way Out West: Pumpkin - The Alternative

Posted: by The Editor FFO: Beat Happening, Sports, Girlpool For this week's Way Out West we have a special guest writer. Enjoy the following recommendation from Erika Delgado, a...

The Bay Bridged - San Francisco Bay Area Indie Music

An interview with the Genrequeer rebels Sons of an Illustrious Father

It was the late afternoon. I was laying in bed, and the members of Sons of an Illustrious Father were grocery shopping. Since I had those pre-interview jitters, like any normal...

The Bay Bridged - San Francisco Bay Area Indie Music

Interview: Celebrate your personal growth with Vagabon - The Bay Bridged - San Francisco Bay Area...

If you're looking for an album to get you out of bed, an album to make you feel empowered on days where you feel powerless, I suggest Vagabon's Infinite Worlds, ...

The Bay Bridged - San Francisco Bay Area Indie Music

Noise Pop: Saw Tacocat while dressed as Tacocat at Starline - The Bay Bridged - San Francisco Bay...

Tacocat (By: Joey Pangilinan) In 2015, I had the best Halloween costume ever. Three days of taco fun: Friday, I was a fish taco. Saturday, I was a Taco Bell. ...

KQED Arts

Speedy Ortiz's Sadie Dupuis on Demisexuality and Solo Project Sad13

Sadie Dupuis, best known as the lead singer of indie-rock band Speedy Ortiz, was teaching writing at UMass Amherst in 2011 when she came across a student paper that dealt with...

The Bay Bridged

Interview: Lisa Prank is everything you needed in middle school

Growing up, I was like any other weirdo kid in the fact that I loved emo because I was very emotional, and I loved bright colors because Lisa Frank. But there was never much...

The Grey Estates

Album: Three - Diners

words: Erika Delgado Sometimes you need music that reminds you that the simple things in life are what makes it worth it. Those simple moments of being back in your hometown,...

The Bay Bridged

Interview: Doodling with SOAR

When friendship and collaboration are the most valued things in a band, it comes out in the the way it all mashed in perfect chaos. SOAR is Chaotic Good.

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Doodling with Hazel English

You'd never except to meet a possible pop star while your both repetitiously steaming secondhand designer clothes, but that's how I met Hazel English . I've had a lot of weird...

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Doodling with Jay Som: Rocking out with our socks out

Jay Som is taking the indie world by storm and spoke about it while doodling.

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Doodling With Plush

Lately I've been having the problem where whenever I actually want to go to a show, there's too many bands I want to see everyone playing on that one night. Sometimes it gets to...

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Nikolas Escudero releases honest debut album '100'

Though he's mostly known as the bassist for Never Young, Nikolas Escudero just released 100.

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Q&A: Told Slant shares the healing aspects of creating, and plays BOTH June 2 - The Bay Bridged -...

The day that "Tsunami" by Told Slant was released, I was in desperate need to have someone tell me "Isn't this silly and aren't you beautiful." So I replayed the ...

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Sirena Victima release self-titled album and kick off tour at Hemlock - The Bay Bridged - San...

Local San Francisco band Sirena Victima release groundbreaking self-titled album and bring it live to us at Hemlock on September 4.

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Interview: King Woman on creating, mental illness, and feminism

King Woman is more than a rock band, King Woman is Kristina's way to not only save herself but other women.

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Interview: Quaaludes share their safe space and addictive energy - The Bay Bridged - San...

Quaaludes is a band about them and for other women-identified musicians taking their own space and not being ashamed of it.