Monday, February 17, 2014

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Week of Jan. 27th

So I saw The Devil's Train the other night...

I gotta say, not just amazing, but also really nice. There's a smooth blend in their songs rolling from rockabilly to jazz to straight rock and roll. And I mean in the songs, right in the transitions. Pretty facinating stuff.

Slutzville was there too, and I just wanna say, calling us 'super moody' will get you an invite back to town.

Slutzville is pretty straight forward punk. Both these bands are from Grass Valley. Which is cool that they found something other to do than meth. It's hard to do that even in the city.

I'm gonna go ahead and pimp another straight forward punk band, The Community. Um. It's super hard to search for something specific when the term is as broad as "The Community," so here's their label's bandcamp. Go check out the other bands on there too, they're really good. Like realy good.

Saturday, January 4, 2014

Week of Jan. 6th

Go buy ALARMS new album now!! So much cool stuff.

Also, I've been listening to a lot of Audacity recently. Check them out here.

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Sponsors and Other Cool Stuff

Ohhh Haiii...

So like I said before, trimming down this project in any way possible is dearly needed. If I can do it, I'm going to attempt to cut the 5-6 hour process in half. Hopefully. But in order to do that, I gotta do stuff like this. Instead of giving you all the links in the notes for the youtube video every week, you can find them here instead! Also, extended info on each organization, and the logos will still be in the video each week! Yaay!

P.S. Janet called me meandering. Jerk!

Sacramento Punk Shows:
I'm not gonna lie, I pull a LOT of information from this guy every week. Here's what I know about him.
He's old as dirt and has been around just as long.
He works his ass off for the love of the local music scene.
He's better networked than I am, and has WAY more information about bands and events than I do.
Basically, I'm just a generic ripoff of this guy. I'm like SPS light. Like the kind of heroin you can snort. Ya know, cause it's too weak for you to OD on? This guy's all Pulp Fiction, I'm gonna kill Marcellus Wallace's wife if you don't stick a syringe in her chest like RIGHT NOW heroin.

... Oh god damnit, I am meandering.

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Punk Retrospective:
Doug Gaylord of Pug Skullz does a bit of journalism for his blog, Punk Retrospective. Based out of Nevada City, CA, Doug does a damn good job reporting on events he's visited. He's always looking for people to submit as well. Hell, I've even done a story or two for him. It seems recently that some of work has transferred over to the Pug Skullz page, which you can find the link for above.

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SacTown's Local Lics:
Not to be confused with 98 Rock's weekly show, this blog and podcast dives head first into the heart of the music. Shane and Justin take time out to sit down with local artists from varying genres of music and really pick them apart about their artistic process. With guest podcast interviewers and written reviews from Emily Montoya, it's hard to find a competing independent journalistic outlet.

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Capital Chaos:
With over 600 shows since 1998, Sacramento's longest running music show, Capital Chaos TV focuses on rock and metal, bringing you face melting television and music videos. Zee and company work tirelessly to interview bands and edit together highlights from their shows. You can still catch them every Saturday at 11pm on Local Access Channel 18. I'm not going to lie that it's not exactly my cup of tea, but those numbers are impressive as fuck. The only thing I've committed to for 15 years are socks. And even then, they don't even match.

Website  Facebook  YouTube

Rock Hard Live:
William Hodgson is another good outlet for hard rock and heavy metal. Scouring the city for the most talented of the genre, William interviews and films some of the best bands that come through the city. Rock Hard Live promotes their asses off, winning the 2013 Best New Series award on Comcast. You can check him out on Local Access Channel 18 every other Thursday at 11pm.

Website  Facebook  Twitter  YouTube, V103 Rock:
Shameless plug time. Okay, remember when I said this blog would end up being totally biased? Well, this. V103 Rock is an Internet radio station that I happen to work at. With a really strong rotating play list of both local and national acts, this decade-old powerhouse of awesomeness promotes musicians with weekly genre-specific shows, yearly band camp concerts and non-stop events around the Sacramento area. Oh, and did I mention I work there?

Website  Facebook  TuneIn  Twitter  YouTube

Sucker Punk Productions:
So back in 2011, I set up this little deal. I've since had to go in my own direction, but it seems like this gig is still going on strong without me. Brett Jordan and Jasen Koster run a mix of comedy and local music videos, ranging in genre, humor and journalistic standpoints. With a very DIY feel, they continue to delve in the local Sacramento music scene, digging up some of the most obscure shit I've ever heard. You can also check them out on V103 Saturdays from 4 to 7.

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ForNever Designs:
ForNever Design is a graphic design company founded by Adam Page. Focusing on band promotions, logo/flier design and artist networking, FND is dedicated to helping bands and artists present themselves as creatively and professionally as possible.


Phono Select Records:
Sacramento's best independent record shop! Even though they were kicked out of their midtown spot (for being too radical), they still have a monthly super sale! Which is a great opportunity for you ho head out and support struggling local businesses. More information can be found on their website. And I'm not kidding when I say it's a really bad ass place.

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Let's add to this page! You can contact me at with inquiries about this page. And do everyone a favor and go visit some of these awesome DIY companies.