Rock Charts – 1st Week of February

Top 10: 1. BLOOD ORANGE – Cupid Deluxe 2. OMAR SOULEYMAN – Wenu Wenu 3. DUM DUM GIRLS – Too True 4. ARCADE FIRE – Reflektor 5. GARDENS AND VILLA – Dunes 6. HABIBI – Habibi 7. CHEAP TIME – Exit Smiles 8. TOGETHER PANGEA – Badillac 9. THEE OH SEES – Singles Collection, Volume […]


Parquet Courts Interview

    Parquet Courts singer and guitarist Andrew Savage once requested prior to an interview that he would not be asked about being “a Texas band”. Apparently the band didn’t exist in Texas and wasn’t even an idea until they all made the move to New York. So now that the record has been set […]


Santa Cruz County Art of Guitar Exhibit and Festival

There are many luthiers in the Santa Cruz area creating beautiful instruments, and handmade guitars are being exhibited during the month of February through March 15, 2014, as part of the very first Santa Cruz County Art of Guitar Exhibit and Festival. An assortment of instruments are on display at the R. Blitzer Gallery on […]

American Idol Finalists Party

James Durbin Feb. 15th

Local boy makes good…always a great storyline. But when good things happen to good people, it’s even better. After attending Musicschool in Santa Cruz and plenty of wood shedding, James Durbin shot to nationwide fame during “American Idol” and has now released the CD “Memories of a Beautiful Disaster”.  Always a great show on his […]