Past Stories

Los Rudos

MEMBERS & INSTRUMENTS: Jed Rangel (guitar); Francisco Meza (bass); Marco Beraud (drums, vocals); Roland Rojas (percussion, vocals); Agustin Tinajero (lead vocals). CITIES OF ORIGIN: Riverside, Perris. RECENT RELEASE: Los Ru...


Kanvaz

MEMBERS & INSTRUMENTS: Stacy Tello (vocals); Jorge De La Paz (guitar); El Mao (lead guitar); Fry Ferrini (drums); Krishnan Suawminathan (bass). CITY OF ORIGIN: Fontana. RECENT RELEASE: Kanvaz EP (2010). KINDRED SPIRITS: The...


Natural Heights

MEMBERS & INSTRUMENTS:  Scott Hall (lead vocals, rhythm guitar); Jesse Vargas (drums); Ryan Pipitone (bass, backing vocals); Juan Canales (lead guitar, backing vocals). CITY OF ORIGIN: Riverside. RECENT RELEASE: Gold Disc...



See The Jaguar

MEMBERS & INSTRUMENTS: Daniel Rodriguez (guitar, vocals); Victor Gonzalez (drums); Raudel Velador (guitar, vocals). CITY OF ORIGIN: Rancho Cucamonga. KINDRED SPIRITS: Reverb, overdrive, distortion, Johnny Cash, The Black A...


Johnny Wadd & The Stiff Sheets

MEMBERS & INSTRUMENTS: Johnny Wadd (vocals, guitar); Jim Steiner (upright bass); Mike Loftis (drums); Joe Steiner (washboard, percussion, backing vocals); Hector Hernandez (guitar, bass and drum tech, roadie extraordinaire)...


TELLE EYED SPECS

MEMBERS & INSTRUMENTS: Nick Jones (drums); Zach Harmony (bass); Daniel Larsen (keyboard); Grant G. (vocals, percussion); Andy Howe (guitar). CITIES OF ORIGIN: Rancho Cucamonga, Alta Loma, Pasadena. KINDRED SPIRITS: Birds an...



Caxton

MEMBERS & INSTRUMENTS: Brett McLaughlin (bass, vocals); Brian Pelletier (drums); Christina Reyes (lead vocals, keyboards); Adam Surdin (guitar). CITY OF ORIGIN: Palm Desert. RECENT RELEASE: Plotting a Murder (2011). KINDRED...


Rudo Movimiento

MEMBERS & INSTRUMENTS: Canah (vocals, wiro); Rudo (bass); Hector (congas, vocals); Big A (timbales); Irvin (drums); Juan (guitar). CITIES OF ORIGIN: Riverside, Moreno Valley, Perris. KINDRED SPIRITS: Reggae, ska, cumbia, p...


I Am Cassettes

MEMBERS & INSTRUMENTS: Josh Paschke (vocals, guitar); Kevin Garcia (bass); Jon Levario (lead guitar); Darren Garcia (drums). CITIES OF ORIGIN: Ontario, Riverside. RECENT RELEASE: Lovers & Liars (2010, Blkheart Group).KI...



The Companies

MEMBERS & INSTRUMENTS: Pierre Castro (guitar), Virgil Alvarez (bass), Albert Ayon (drums), Chayo Rios (rhythm guitar, vocals).CITIES OF ORIGIN: Chino, San Bernardino, Fontana, Chino Hills. RECENT RELEASE: Keep Me in Mind (R...


Dude Mirror

MEMBERS & INSTRUMENTS: Marz Jackson (guitar); Tara Tavi (vocals); Captain Excitement (vocals); Michael Valentine (bass); Daniel Armsley (drums), Grampa (guitar). CITIES OF ORIGIN: Pomona, Upland, Claremont, Montclair. KINDR...


Stay Cool Forever

MEMBERS & INSTRUMENTS: Keith Yergens (loops, vocals, keyboards, guitar); Nina Berman (vocals, keyboards, guitar). CITY OF ORIGIN: Pomona. RECENT RELEASE: Whenever (How To Be A Microwave, 2011). KINDRED SPIRITS: Movies like ...



Coleslaw

MEMBERS & INSTRUMENTS: Chad “Mustard” Villarreal (drums, vocals); Matt Coleman (guitar, vocals). CITIES OF ORIGIN: Riverside, Redlands. RECENT RELEASE: Mixed In Coleslaw (Tapioca Shuhorn, 2010). KINDRED SPIRITS:...


Covered In Blood

MEMBERS & INSTRUMENTS: Cowboy Dan Spector (vocals); Anthony “the Goat” Padua (drums); Greg “Mr. Bank of America” Hamilton (bass). CITIES OF ORIGIN: Norco, Riverside. KINDRED SPIRITS: Butthole Surfers...


Aistha’s Kiss

MEMBERS & INSTRUMENTS: Vinnie (lead vocals, rhythm guitar); Reagan (bass guitar, keys, vocals); Brian (lead guitar); Jason (drums, vocals). CITIES OF ORIGIN: Corona, Redlands, Victorville. KINDRED SPIRITS: Grunge, ’80...



Night Control

MEMBERS & INSTRUMENTS: Christopher Smith (singing, guitar, keyboards, songwriting); Erica Tyron (drums); Steve Folta (guitar, keyboards, various other items, arrangements); Eddie Zertuche (bass); Paul Kneejie (guitar, moral...


Trio7

MEMBERS & INSTRUMENTS: Jeff Brent (piano, vocals, guitar); Bob Dennis (bass); Bill Borjan (drums). CITY OF ORIGIN: Riverside. RECENT RELEASE: Trio7 (World Famous Super Star Productions, 2007). KINDRED SPIRITS: Bud Powell, A...


Claremont Voodoo Society

MEMBERS & INSTRUMENTS: Jerry O’Sullivan (guitar, vocals); Bill Barrett (harmonica, vocals); Lazy Brad Lewis (guitar, banjitar, mandolin, vocals); Mike Krevis (guitar); James Bellis (bass guitar, vocals); Dan Berens (d...



Ninja Party

MEMBERS & INSTRUMENTS: Jonathan (vocals); James (“the maestro”). CITY OF ORIGIN: Riverside.  RECENT RELEASE: Live From Outer Space (Ninja Party Music, 2010).KINDRED SPIRITS: New Order, Depeche Mode, The Cur...


The Revivers

MEMBERS & INSTRUMENTS: Tony Greene (vocals); Mark Cummings (bass); Brent Lobo (drums); Mike Presser (guitar); Mano Mirande (guitar); Tom Cook (organ).CITIES OF ORIGIN: Riverside, Redlands.RECENT RELEASE: The Revivers EP (Ju...


Rainbow in Technicolor

MEMBERS & INSTRUMENTS: Anthony Dominguez (keyboards, backing vocals); Esteban Velazquez (bass, backing vocals); Hector Salcedo (saxophone); Jesus Perez Jr. (guitar, backing vocals); Miguel Rodriguez (drums); Pedro Garcia (v...



Lunch Line Jones

MEMBERS & INSTRUMENTS: Jaymz Williams (drums); Daniel "Miles" McLane (bass, backing vocals); Cheeco Tovar (guitar); Alicia Koch (guitar); Danny Davis (vocals).CITY OF ORIGIN: Riverside. KINDRED SPIRITS: Pink Floyd...


The Refugio Jazz Quartet

MEMBERS & INSTRUMENTS: Cuco Lopez (saxophone, flute); John Goldman (trumpet); Jim Salisbury (drums); Andy Seaborn (bass); Bryan McAllister (piano). CITIES OF ORIGIN: Claremont, Ontario, Fullerton, North Hollywood. KINDRED S...


Pastilla

MEMBERS & INSTRUMENTS: Victor Monroy (vocals, guitar); Eric Rubalcava (drums, vocals); Yayo Trujillo (bass, vocals); Chuy Michel (guitar, vocals).CITIES OF ORIGIN: Los Angeles, Pomona.RECENT RELEASE: A-Marte.KINDRED SPIRITS...



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The Mighty Grasshoppers

MEMBERS & INSTRUMENTS: Chris LeRoy (vocals, guitar, piano, organ); Tony Fate (guitar, vocals); Tim Loughlin (bass, vocals); Art Schindele (drums, vocals). CITIES OF ORIGIN: Redlands, Los Angeles. RECENT RELEASE: The Mighty ...


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200 West

MEMBERS & INSTRUMENTS: Jon Pacheco (vocals); Chris Galarze (vocals, guitar); Danny Lorigo (guitar); Greg Galarze (vocals, bass); Adam Cordova (drums). CITIES OF ORIGIN: Rancho Cucamonga, Fontana. RECENT RELEASE: The Season ...


Atomic Cab Co.

MEMBERS & INSTRUMENTS: Ian Barraza (vocals, acoustic guitar); Philip Norton (bass, backing vocals); Nick Kramer (guitar, backing vocals); Gerald Rodriguez (lead guitar); Jeremy Rosenthal (drums).CITY OF ORIGIN: Riverside.RE...



The Lowkeys

MEMBERS & INSTRUMENTS: J-Sing (vocalist, writer); Nardi (lyricist, producer, writer); JM [Just Me] (lyricist, producer, writer).  CITY OF ORIGIN: Rancho Cucamonga. RECENT RELEASE Project: Don’t Be Sleepin‘ ...