Ex’s with Benefits, interview with musician Dmitra Smith

Ex's with Benefits

Dmitra Smith gets around!  Bands.  She plays with a few bands.  Where’s your mind?  This time she came in to tell us the happenings of Ex’s with Benefits. About Exes: Ex’s With Benefits formed in 2012 when Alex Vincent (founding drummer of the seminal “grunge” band Green River) had written some music for possible future recordings by Green River that never […]

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The Polish Ambassador, interview with singer/songwriter Ayla Nereo

Ayla Nereo

A long time ago, I interviewed Ayla on Mornings in Sonoma when I discovered the band she created with her brother, Beatbeat Whisper.  This time we talked to her about her solo projects, as well as her new group project, Polish Ambassador. About Ayla: Ayla Nereo‘s voice hits straight to the heart. With an array of loop-pedals by her side, […]

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Singer/songwriter, interview with local musician Adam Traum

Always fun to have in studio, Adam Traum came in and gave us a private concert.  We of course shared it over the airwaves. About Adam: Adam Traum is an artist who seamlessly cross-pollinates Americana genres, blending folk, blues, bluegrass, rockabilly and country-blues music. When Adam takes the stage he brings a high-energy, well-polished show, whether he is playing as […]

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Singer/songwriter, interview with Natasha James

Natasha James in Concert

While I was out, Jason interviewed local singer/songwriter Natasha James about her music and local shows. About Natasha James: NATASHA JAMES is known for taking Roots music styles, turning them on their head, combining them, and coming out with tunes that are completely unique but totally familiar (Music Connection, Aug 2008) at the same time. To find her music and […]

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Static People, interview with front woman Dmitra Smith

After a few weeks of remote locations while the new studio was under construction, local singer/musician/punk goddess, Dmitra Smith, came in to tell us all about the Kickstarter for Static People’s newest album. About Static People: Static People posits a parallel universe where punk and pop are conjoined twins then splits them with a buzzsaw guitar.  The result is an […]

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Static People, interview with front woman Dmitra Smith

Dmitra Smith

Local band, Static People” wins the award for Best Punk/Post Punk Artist 2013 from the Artists in Music Awards in Los Angeles on February 7th, so we had lead vocalist, Dmitra Smith in to talk about the band, the music, and the award.  About Static People: “Static People was formed in 2008 by musicians from San Francisco and Sonoma, CA.  The sound is […]

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Local Music, interview with singer/songwriter Adam Traum

Adam Traum

Adam Traum serenaded us with our own private show in studio.  We chatted a little about his current projects and he played a few of his tunes for us.  Check out his website and follow him on Facebook.  His music is available for purchase on the website, and follow James Marshall Berry’s Sonoma Valley’s Live Music Scene  in the Sonoma Index […]

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