The San Jose Scene in the Early 90's

Marsugi's, The Cactus Club, FX; San Jose had great live music clubs in the early 90's. Now they're all gone, and The Blank Club, with it's apalling acoustics and cave-like atmosphere, is the only game in town. The local bands put out some great music back then, though little of it was ever released. I found some demo tapes in an old box, so I borrowed a neighbor's tape deck and digitized them. Let's take a trip down South First Avenue...