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KFJC logo
KFJC FM 89.7 The wave of the west Celebrating 60 years of broadcasting, KFJC's mission in life, as much as we can agree on such a thing, is to be a conduit for new and interesting audio art and information, especially the sorts that are unavailable elsewhere. Our music programming is largely oriented to recent material. Most programs must play at least 35% (by song count) tracks from material added in the last 8 weeks. We strive to carry the best of many styles of music and relevant public affairs programming.

Zellerbach Family Foundation logo
The Mission of the Zellerbach Family Foundation is to be a catalyst for constructive social change by initiating and investing in efforts that strengthen families and communities.

Intermusic SF logo
Intermusic SF’s mission is to support the professional and artistic growth of San Francisco Bay Area musicians whose focus is the small ensemble. Through programs that include fiscal sponsorship, grant-making, career development, and curated performance partnerships, we strengthen the careers of local artists who contribute to a vibrant and diverse music community.

Bay Area Improviser’s Network logo
Bay Area Improviser’s Network was created to provide a forum for Creative Musicians in the San Francisco Bay area. At this site, you can find musician’s biographical information, upcoming concert info, reviews, links to other sites, and more. This is the web engine behind the monster that is experimental music in the S.F. Bay Area and beyond.

San Francisco Bay Coffee logo
San Francisco Bay Company Coffee Roasting Company A privately held, 100% family-owned and operated company. All their coffee is purchased directly from farmers they know at prices that will sustain a high quality of life.

Arizmendi Bakery logo
Arizmendi Bakery is a worker-owned cooperative specializing in morning pastries, artisan breads and gourmet pizza. They are located in the Inner Sunset two blocks from Golden Gate Park. ## Community Partners _past & present_

Cat Synth Blog logo
CatSynth Blog Initially started as a blog about “cats and synthesizers,” we do feature regular pictures of cats and synths, but we also discuss art and music, present interesting photos and talk about our home town of San Francisco. Starring the lovely black cat Luna. CatSynth is an Outsound media partner.

San Francisco Community Music Center logo
Community Music Center With branches in the Mission and Richmond Districts of San Francisco and programs throughout the city, Community Music Center (CMC) is the Bay Area’s oldest community arts organization and San Francisco's largest provider of low-cost, high quality music education, serving nearly 2,300 students and 15,000 concertgoers each year.

Illuminated Corridor Project logo
Illuminated Corridor Project is the next step in outdoor cinema that creates site-specific illumination of public space, drawing on local traditions of film and live music. No two are alike, dependent utterly on who is participating and where they are convening.

The Luggage Store Gallery logo
The Luggage Store Gallery is home to the longest standing new music series in the bay area and supports the LSG new music series presented by Outsound.org. The galleryis dedicated to broadening social and aesthetic networks, encouraging the flow of images and ideas between different cultural and economic ideas.

San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music Logo
The 13th Annual Outsound New Music Summit is made possible through the Musical Grant Program, which is administered by the San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music, and supported by the Heller Foundation, the Hewlett Foundation, the San Francisco Foundation and Grants for the Arts|San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund.

ROVA:ARTS Inc. logo
ROVA:ARTS Inc., the non-profit umbrella organization of the Rova Saxophone Quartet, is devoted to extending the leading edge of musical expression and related artistic disciplines.

Thingamajigs logo
Thingamajigs was founded as an art project in 1997 at Mills College, Oakland California. Created by Edward Schocker and Dylan Bolles, the project was originally conceived as a forum for composers/performers who develop new and unique ways of producing sound. The project soon broke out of the college environment and into an annual music festival called Music for People & Thingamajigs. Thingamajigs was a co-curator of the Outsound New Music Summit in 2011. Sponsors Past

SF Bay Guardian logo
San Francisco’s free weekly newspaper.

Slippery Fish logo
Slippery Fish catering service offers cuisines to please a variety of palates, representing the entire globe. Whether you crave Asian, Mexican, Italian, Mediterranean, Californian, or anything in between, Slippery Fish will exceed your expectations. We specialize in both corporate and private events, including parties, weddings, and business meetings. The philosophy that has driven Slippery Fish since inception is one of social responsibility—to our guests, community, and environment. We strive to source all of our ingredients locally and only use fresh, natural, and chemical free food. Additionally, our commitment to creating an enticing presentation that incorporates aesthetics, smell, taste, and texture is unmatched. Slippery Fish takes pride in creating great, quality food that will always enhance your event or celebration.

Choralis Records logo
Choralis Records specializes in recording community based music organizations across all genres and demogrpahics and making those recordings available to the public. Years of experience in live sound and recording services are also available.

KUSF logo
KUSF is the University of San Francisco's online radio station.

Massimo's Organic Gourmet logo
Massimo’s Organic Gourmet) is owned by Massimo Di Sciullo and Terry Ferrari, of San Francisco. Massimo was born and raised in the small mountain town of Fallo, in the Abruzzo region of Italy. Naturally, Abruzzo turns out some of the best chefs in the world. Massimo's organic Pizzas, organic Pasta Sauces, organic Soups and all-natural Entrees are sold at many fine natural food retailers throughout the Bay Area. These include Whole Foods Markets, Molly Stone’s and Draeger’s Markets.

In the Mood for Food logo
In the Mood for Food, a vegan personal chef and catering business, based in the food mecca of the San Francisco Bay Area. Musician Philip Gelb creates beautiful, tasty, and very healthy, culinary delights.

Harsh Noise logo
Harsh Noise CD Duplication: San Francisco artist owned high quality CDr duplication company.

Pirate Cat Radio logo
Formerly an unlicensed low powered community radio station and one of the venues for the 2008 Summit, Pirate Cat Radio is now KPCR 101.9 FM, Santa Cruz.

KALX logo
KALX 90.7 FM broadcasts freeform radio 24 hours a day to a large portion of the San Francisco Bay Area. You can catch all stripes of underground music accented with news, sports and alternative informational programming.

Elastic Creative logo
Elastic Creative is an independent professional audio visual company based in San Francisco.

Peet's logo
For more than four decades, Peet’s has attracted a growing family of loyal, almost zealous customers, known as “Peetniks”, for whom a cup of coffee could only mean a cup of Peet’s. By remaining true to the quality tenets of our founder—emphasizing knowledge, taste, and using the senses to evaluate quality at every step—Peet’s defines the gold standard by which all other coffees are judged.

Goethe-Institut logo
The Goethe-Institut is comprised of 142 institutes in 78 countries around the world. The Goethe-Institut San Francisco was established in 1967, with the goal of organizing and supporting cultural events together with American institutions.

Amoeba Music logo
Amoeba Music started at a time when huge chain stores were mercilessly swallowing up smaller chains and independent stores, depriving many communities across the country of the opportunity to have a personal connection with their music retailers and a chance to find music other than what the major labels wanted them to see. Amoeba is the most comprehensive retail location for experimental music in the state.

Chamber Music America logo
Outsound Presents’ presentation of Kyle Bruckmann’s Wrack is supported by Presenting Jazz, a program of Chamber Music America funded through the generosity of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

New Music USA logo
Leadership support for New Music USA’s MetLife Creative Connections program is generously provided by MetLife Foundation. Additional support is provided by ASCAP, BMI Foundation, Inc., Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc., The William & Flora Hewlett Foundation, Jerome Foundation, mediaThe foundation, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York State Council on the Arts, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, The Rodgers & Hammerstein Foundation and the Virgil Thomson Foundation, Ltd.

Urbun Burger logo
Founded in 2008, Urbun Burger offers made-to-order, beef, turkey, chicken, and veggie burgers with high-quality, all-natural ingredients. They're proud to bring you the "burger bar" to build your own burger with an array of the freshest and tastiest ingredients that suit your style and palette.

Edgetone Records logo
Edgetone Records is an artist owned and run label of independent experimental and new music in the San Francisco Bay area.
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