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Ableton Live, Activism, Akai APC40, Ambient, Andrew Dickson, Asi Fui, Bass, Blck Noise, Bobby Blunders, Bodeck Luna, Bootleg Orchestra, Boss VE-20 Vocal Processor, Brain Story, Carry On The Fight, Chapis, Chinese American Museum, Dawn Koyote, Donovan Brown, Electronica, Feed The Feeble, Fender Jazz Bass, Fender Stratocaster, Furcast, Glitterfox, GoldFish, Guitar, HighLand Park, Jairus Mozee, Koibito, Korg Minilogue XD, Korg Volca Drum Machine, LeBlanc Silver Trumpet-T357S Arturo Sandoval, Los Angeles, MAKIBAKA, Maschine, Menchie Caliboso, Meow Twins, MNDSGN & The Rare Pleasures, MNDSGN and the Rare Pleasures, Native Lung Reverb, Philippine United States Solidarity Organization - Southern California, PUSO SoCal, Reason, Ruby Ibarra, Shure Beta58A Mic, Silverlake Lounge, Slice, Soular System, Synthesizer, Tongva Land, Trumpet, Vanessa Acosta -

  • What’s your advice to people who want to help (make a difference), but don’t know where to begin?
  • Start by getting to know your own local community. Start at home, walk/roll/skate your block. What do you see? How do you feel? Are there any local community groups in your neighborhood? If so, find out what issues they’re focused on and see if their work is in alignment with your personal beliefs and go from there. You don’t have to start from scratch, there are many great groups doing good work who just need support.

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    - When did you start making music under Calyxa, and how did you come up with the name?

    I started making music for Calyxa late 2015. My favorite anime character’s name is Utena, which means Calyx. The calyx is the part of the flower that holds the petals. I love Utena and love flowers, so I was going to be Calyx. An artist was already using the name Calyx, so I threw an “a” on the end and here we are.

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