Derek Ted Releases New Music Video “L U C K Y” To Tease His Upcoming East Coast Tour

DIY indie-folk artist Derek Ted recently released an aesthetically tantalizing lo-fi music video for his song “L U C K Y” off of his new EP “Better Spirit”. You might remember Derek from an RTP article published earlier this year covering his video for “Sew Me Up” off of the same EP. “Better Spirit” has since been seeing a swift increase in popularity on multiple … Continue reading Derek Ted Releases New Music Video “L U C K Y” To Tease His Upcoming East Coast Tour

One of North America’s Most Unique Places: Slab City, Through the Eyes of Rapper Slab Gram (Exclusive Interview)

“People are pretty much free to do what ever they want here as long as they don’t break the 1 golden rule. Don’t be an idiot.” – Slab Gram Slab Gram is a charismatic rapper from Slab City! I met Slab Gram when I was living in San Francisco in 2012 or 2013. He had come up to visit and made his way to an … Continue reading One of North America’s Most Unique Places: Slab City, Through the Eyes of Rapper Slab Gram (Exclusive Interview)

THE COMMON THREAD at MUTINY RADIO in SF

Mutiny Radio is a DIY-style radio station based in the heart of San Francisco’s Mission district. Mutiny Radio opens its doors to many different types of events; concerts, poetry readings, comedy shows, and even pumpkin carving contests. Today, we want to bring your attention to one very special show, The Common Thread Collective hosted by San Francisco’s beloved poet and activist Diamond Dave and Women’s … Continue reading THE COMMON THREAD at MUTINY RADIO in SF

“What Isn’t There to Love About Music?” – A Night with Dan Sandoval

A voice like honey melting in tea on a warm Spring night – It’s singer-songwriter, Dan Sandoval at the Spoon Coffeehouse and Eatery. Dan engages with the audience asking everyone to “join in” and clap their hands to the rhythm of his guitar strum. The crowd becomes the drummer to Dan’s smooth indie-folk strumming patterns and silky voice. “We’ve got some awesome clappers here today!” … Continue reading “What Isn’t There to Love About Music?” – A Night with Dan Sandoval

THE ART OF RUNNING AN OPEN MIC

Throughout my music-loving career I have visited open mics in many different states. I have seen some that are run so exceptionally well that they become extremely popular in just a few weeks and I have seen some that are run so poorly that I have left. There are some open mics that I would recommend to any performers – just beginning or pro. There … Continue reading THE ART OF RUNNING AN OPEN MIC