.Daniel Talamantes

August 16, 2016

Silence and Noise on the Brain

The quest for silence and its benefits in an increasingly noisy world
October 10, 2012


Since its inception three years ago, Ancestree has not only become a favorite in the local reggae scene, but also a Santa Cruz icon....
September 12, 2012

Sherry Austin & Henhouse

For local Americana sensation Sherry Austin and her new band Henhouse, it all started with an obsession with chickens. “I left my solo career...
August 22, 2012

Johanna Lefever

Regardless of what she tells you, Johanna LeFever is anything but ordinary. Based in the hills of Santa Cruz, the down-to-earth singer/songwriter has conquered...
July 11, 2012

Rob Owen

The message at the heart of Rob Owen’s music is perfectly encapsulated by the title of his first EP, Common Ground. “The songs are...
June 20, 2012


Thrive, a Santa Cruz reggae/rock hybrid, is pioneering a mood, sound and philosophy that elevates the listener. “Originally starting as a party band, we...