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March 1, 2018

Snap Judgment

Snap Judgment - Counted: An Oakland Story

Jonathan Jones

A segment covering Dave's untimely death, the reaction of family friends and the community from Snap Judgment's Counted: An Oakland Story which chronicled some of the many lost to violence in Oakland during 2017.

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Snap Judgment - Counted: An Oakland Story

June 29, 2018

Brooklyn Vegan

My Brightest Diamond played Public Arts, gave new album update

She dedicated "Dorian" to the late Dave Deporis.

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My Brightest Diamond played Public Arts, gave new album update

Sachyn Mital

August 7, 2018

Spinning On Air

Dave Deporis: An Extraordinary Life

David Garland

A full-length audio documentary about Dave's life and music featuring interviews with his parents Stella Deporis and Gene Deporis, songwriters Peter Himmelman and Diane Cluck, and Dave himself in a 2005 Spinning On Air radio interview, as well as several songs and excerpts showing the music’s power and inventiveness.

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Dave Deporis: An Extraordinary Life

June 29, 2018

The Village Voice

Treya Lam and the Shape of a Person

Mallika Rao

A few months after her mother died, Lam suffered another death, of a dear friend, the only musician she considered a natural peer, the California singer Dave Deporis.

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Treya Lam and the Shape of a Person

Anna Azarov

August 10, 2017

ABC 7 Bay Area News

Well-known musician who died after being dragged, robbed in Oakland identified

Laura Anthony

Well-known musician who died after being dragged, robbed in Oakland identified

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Well-known musician who died after being dragged, robbed in Oakland identified

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November 10, 2017

The Bay Bridged

Bands in Portrait: Containher

Robert Alleyne

She mentions Dave Deporis, the musician who was tragically killed in Oakland, whom she had met previously.

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Bands in Portrait: Containher

Robert Alleyne

August 14, 2017

KQED

Local Musician Dave Deporis Died Trying To Save His Music

Penny Nelson, Kevin L. Jones

According to friends, Deporis' music -- including his most recent recordings from a New York studio session -- was on his laptop. A thief snatched the computer from a cafe table where Deporis was working near 42nd and Telegraph Avenue in Oakland.

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Local Musician Dave Deporis Died Trying To Save His Music

December 8, 2017

SounDarts

Σκοτώθηκε σε ηλικία 40 ετών ο γνωστός τραγουδοποιός!

Θοδωρής Κολλιόπουλος

Ο μουσικός από το Oakland, Dave Deporis, πέθανε την Τετάρτη 9 Αυγούστου, αφού ληστεύτηκε και σύρθηκε πίσω από ένα αυτοκίνητο

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Σκοτώθηκε σε ηλικία 40 ετών ο γνωστός τραγουδοποιός!

November 14, 2018

Free City Radio

A Zine To Remember Dave Deporis

Stefan Christoff

a handmade zine to remember a friend, Dave Deporis, a beautiful friend, an amazing songwriter, a loving person and someone who was principled, oriented toward peace and justice.

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A Zine To Remember Dave Deporis

Stefan Christoff

August 11, 2017

East Bay Express


Family, Friends Launch GoFundMe Page to Release Albums by Slain Oakland Musician Dave Deporis

Nick Miller

Friends and family want to publish Deporis' unreleased music, and have launched a GoFundMe page to help pay for the project.

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Family, Friends Launch GoFundMe Page to Release Albums by Slain Oakland Musician Dave Deporis

July 20, 2005

Torontoist

The 'Match' Mixtape

Alan Williamson

New York unknown, Deporis, opens this lilting melody with his unusual phrasing and understated acoustic picking...

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The 'Match' Mixtape

August 17, 2017

East Bay Times

In death, family, friends learn and share Oakland musician’s life

David DeBolt

The calls and text messages came flooding into Gene DePoris’ cell phone last week. It was late in Sri Lanka, where he was on a trip, when another call came. This one he answered.

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In death, family, friends learn and share Oakland musician’s life

Aric Crabb / Bay Area News Group

August 11, 2017

NME

Anohni, Regina Spektor and more pay tribute to Oakland musician killed in robbery

Rhian Daly

Dave Deporis died on Wednesday (August 9) after being robbed and dragged behind a car.

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Anohni, Regina Spektor and more pay tribute to Oakland musician killed in robbery

August 11, 2017

Rare Country

The details of this singer-songwriter’s death are absolutely heartbreaking

Tricia Despres

The story of Dave Deporis was much like that of the countless other singer-songwriters that live in this world... They live for their songs.

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The details of this singer-songwriter’s death are absolutely heartbreaking

Punkcast

August 10, 2017

Stereogum

Oakland Musician Dave Deporis Robbed And Killed

Peter Helman

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Oakland Musician Dave Deporis Robbed And Killed

July 25, 2005

Sixeyes

Dave Deporis | Interview

Alan Williamson

Deporis's music is a treasure, buried away from deserving ears, from unknowing ears, but it merits, if not desires, an audience. A voice which does not overpower, nor take the breath away, but commands attention with it's presence. The man, like his music, is vaguely mysterious and although I posed him a series of questions I have not solved the mystery, just made it more tantalizing.

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