This issue of Sight and Sound demonstrates the avorful ethos of the South Bay. One piece that represents the spirit and the eclectic tastes of this issue is Diane Solomon’s pro les of community support radio KKUP. This issue, like all of our editions, is not enslaved by style or genre. Instead, we seek to bring you to each corner of creative expression found within the communities of Silicon Valley. Within these pages, meet a folk songwriter and hip-hop lyricist; interior designer and UX designer; comedians and audio technicians—may these introductions broaden your palate as well as your appreciation.