Mixtape: New Music from Santa Cruz’s Best Bands

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/Santa_Cruz_Mixtape.mp3 Download: Mixtape: New Music from Santa Cruz's Best Bands (Podcast #367) The Thrills once said, "Santa Cruz, you're not that far" -- a statement far truer for San Franciscans than for a band from Dublin, Ireland -- but the truth is, the Santa Cruz music scene has always felt a little remote, tethered to the Bay Area by that treacherous Highway 17. That feeling of distance isn't for a lack of talent, mind you: from Camper Van Beethoven and Comets on Fire through The Devil Makes Three, Battlehooch, and Mammatus, plenty of great bands have emerged from Santa Cruz [...]

Get to know: Dead Recipe

If you like your pop music a bit on the weird side, Santa Cruz duo Dead Recipe may be for you. Formed by Austin natives Kyle Albrecht and Camille Lewis, Dead Recipe takes somewhat standard melodies and surrounds them with tons of heavily-modulated samples and delicious oddball soundscapes. Albrecht tells me that the duo has collaborated over email for much of their existence and has seen four other members come and go, but now they are settled in Santa Cruz to work in person as a pair. For live shows, both Lewis and Albrecht are on samplers, with Lewis also [...]

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