JL Stiles releases 'House of Murmurs'; celebrating at Cafe Du Nord on 11/1/12
Photo by Peter Ellenby San Francisco's JL Stiles is releasing a new LP, House of Murmurs, on November 1st. Stiles, who also plays in local ragtime band Hobo Paradise, blends retro pop, folk, and rock on the album, similar to much of M. Ward's work. Stiles can perform the different types of music without a problem – his bare-bones ballads are solid, but I especially enjoy the upbeat moments, such as the horns on "All in a Day," the record's opening track. The album release party for House of Murmurs will be November 1st at Cafe Du Nord, along with [...]
SanFolk Disco returns 5/27 at Cafe du Nord
The fairly new local show series known as SanFolk Disco is scheduled to return Thursday, 5/27 at Cafe du Nord (9:00 pm, $10/adv, $12/door). Thursday's show, the fifth edition of the series, will feature Eric McFadden, JL Stiles, and Jenny Kerr. Those interested in hearing what these artists sound like before the evening's festivities should check out the song samples over at the SanFolk Disco blog. Stay tuned for details on future SanFolk Disco events as they unfold.