The Finch Files

The Finch Files: Steve Poltz

  What do musician Steve Poltz, the San Francisco Giants and Led Zeppelin have in common? Peter Finch uncovers the answer with a delightful story that also includes a classic Bruce Bochy quote. Check it out! — Peter Finch has been a Bay Area radio staple for more than three […]

The Finch Files: Walk Out to Rock Out

Peter hangs out with Live, the lead singer of Live Evil, a heavy metal band that rents a Mexican party bus and organizes a “high school ditch day for adults,” but with a lot more alcohol. Bonus: Live Evil’s catchy song “Blow Me.” (NSFW, obviously) — Peter Finch has been […]

The Finch Files: Dirk Dirksen

  “If you’re going to put someone down, continue on with the same fervor ’till the end.” — Inspired by ROMEO VOID’s Debora Iyall‘s recent posting, Peter remembers Dirk Dirksen, the godfather of San Francisco punk rock and the often abrasive ringmaster of the North Beach punk emporium Mabuhay Gardens. […]

The Finch Files: Mark Mothersbaugh (Devo)

  “I thought music was just invented to torture me.” — On the inaugural edition of THE FINCH FILES, Peter chats with DEVO legend Mark Mothersbaugh about musical inspiration, his iconic band, and cold garages! Dig it! — Peter Finch has been a Bay Area radio staple for more than […]