Monday, October 24, 2016

The Shambles - "It's Getting Better"

The Shambles version of the Jeremy Morris powerpop classic, "It's Getting Better" will be included in the fourth installment of the Sweet Relief compilation album series. Funds raised by the disc this time out are earmarked for cancer research. More details soon. 
Here's a "needle drop" video (aka playing the actual vinyl) for the band's most recent song
 "More Than This" on Bickerton Records

Friday, October 7, 2016

Bart Mendoza's latest San Diego music spotlights for the Beach & Bay Press 10/07/16

Bart Mendoza's latest for the San Diego based newspaper, the Beach & Bay Press includes spotlights on "the Carly's Cause Fundraiser at Brick By Brick with Get Groovin', Points North and Lords of Sabbath, Sue Palmer at the PB Library (free!), The Fred Benedetti Trio's tribute to John Lennon at Dizzy's, Dirty Taxi & Copy Cat Killers at the 710 Beach Club, David Shyde at Firefly Restaurant and Bar, and the Chargers own Joe Barsdale's blues jam at Humphreys Backstage Live with proceeds from the show going to the Fender Music Foundation," 

True Stories in the studio!

From Facebook: "Just spent the afternoon at Pacific Beat Studios with (Grammy winning producer) Alan Sanderson at the board and David Fleminger and Danny Cress joining me - taped four new tunes: "Just To See Your Face Again," "Dim Images," "Skywriting" and "Windmills"

Sanderson has worked with many top artists including Fleetwood Mac, Elton John, The Rolling Stones, Switchfoot and many more

Pacific Beat Studios

Monday, October 3, 2016

Bart Mendoza's FYI music column returns to the San Diego Troubadour!

Bart Mendoza's column for the San Diego Troubadour, FYI, returns after a nine month hiatus and this time out includes:

"Five Questions For Doug Booth" 
+ album reviews for Daddy Issues, Mittens, Jeremy Morris, Les Madres, Los Imposibles, Mark Montijo and Briatore 
+ the latest edition of "Strange Stage Stories" with Tom Araya of Slayer, Whitney Shay, Jesse Egan host of TV's "Tonight In San Diego", Craig Schreiber of The Verigolds, Russ Noel of HELP - A Beatles Tribute etc., Brent Meyer of Strangelove- tribute to Depeche Mode, Melissa Barrison and Skid Roper with a Yes / Steve Howe related story.