Monthly Archives: January 2014

The Importance of Warm Air in a Woodwind – Voicing Part II

January 28, 2014 1:37 pm Published by

It’s a funny thing how a small change in perception can be transformational. My experience with learning the saxophone in college was one of rigorous experimentation; I was always chasing new techniques and new equipment to get a better sound.…

SUNS OF JIMI IS BURNING BRIGHT

January 25, 2014 3:51 am Published by

These guys of Long Beach (Suns of Jimi) are ready to tear up 2014 with live performances that will make you learn what tinnitus is all about and they are excited to announce that they will have a FREE (Yes,…

of Montreal Brings The Dance To The Art Theatre

January 24, 2014 1:58 pm Published by

of Montreal frontman Kevin Barnes. Photo by Vaughan Risher.   Compared to the typical Thursday evening on Retro Row, 4th Street radiated with an extra bit of buzz last night.  At The Pike, the Art-Theatre-adjacent Art Du Vin, and elsewhere,…

The Natives

January 23, 2014 7:34 am Published by

Homegrown Afro-futurism with a west coast vibe is the best way to describe Long Beach’s art-rap collective The Natives. Led by frontman and apple cider aficionado Nativethoughts. Their music is a prime example of San Kofa knowing where you’re…

Toaster Music + Dave Williams – The Strite Solution

January 22, 2014 10:37 am Published by

height="240" width="320" seamless=""January 3, 2014 Toaster Music performed with the amazingly talented musician Dave Williams, best known as the band leader for MajicBulletTheory. He’s a great composer, improviser, and all around good egg. He stepped up to the mic…