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Ray Roa

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Tampa, Fla.
Music Editor, Creative Loafing
Covers:  music, travel & leisure, tampa, art, fod, tampa bay, food, craft beers and microbreweries, spirits and distilleries, sports, recreation

Husband. Music Editor @cl_tampabay @cl_music. Past: @SubApologist @TB_Times @TBTsoundcheck @GasparillaMusic. Opines mine.

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Biography

Currently: Music Editor, Creative Loafing Tampa.
Former: Tampa Bay Times/TBT*, Suburban Apologist, Gasparilla Music Festival

College bylines and an obsession with music led to a highly educational run with 24-hour music website [Consequence Of Sound] (http://consequenceofsound.net) before a door ...

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Nov 18, 2017

Nearly a quarter century after 'Souvlaki' officially thrust it to indie-rock infamy, pioneering…  https://www.instagram.com/p/BbqYoyWjbSA/ 

Nov 18, 2017

Always a packed and busy stage when Budos Band is up, and right now is the first time State…  https://www.instagram.com/p/BbqRBoWDhC_/ 

Nov 18, 2017

On a festival bill with plenty of oddity to go around, surviving Silver Apples member Simeon…  https://www.instagram.com/p/BbqNSG3j6t4/ 

Nov 18, 2017

From Orlando, and stoked to be opening for Budos Band + Talib Kweli, it's soul-powered garage…  https://www.instagram.com/p/BbqGdwSDAoQ/ 

Nov 18, 2017

Afternoon lullabies and familial vibes with Bushi and Oxford Noland playing @EtCultura's free…  https://www.instagram.com/p/Bbpr5xzDVn_/ 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Editor for The Hawkeye at Hillsborough Community College

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Who hasn't?

How is social media changing news?

Inaccuracies. Vague Twitter messages.