K Skelton premieres “Leather Jacket”

Sometimes the best music is right under your nose, and you don't even know it. Out in the unassuming Sunset District of San Francisco, K Skelton brings us "Leather Jacket," a twangy gem written within mournful country conventions. This isn't Skelton's first rodeo — he came to San Francisco in 2010, and has quietly released a handful of items over the last few years and worked with other local musicians, too. Produced with a little help from our old friend Kelley Stoltz, the tender "Leather Jacket" is a departure from his usual psych-influenced sounds. Stick around for a surprise horn [...]

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Mixtape: San Francisco’s Modern Psychedelic Sounds

This episode first appeared on KQED.org. http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/Psych_2017_Mixtape.mp3 Download: Mixtape: San Francisco's Modern Psychedelic Sounds (Podcast #406) With the fiftieth anniversary of the Summer of Love this year, the psychedelic sounds of the Bay Area in the '60s are back in the popular consciousness. But Bay Area psych music shouldn't just be thought of as a source of nostalgia; five decades after the Summer of Love, local bands are continuing to make stellar music applying a psychedelic lens to a number of styles and sounds. Sure, there are plenty of loud, heavy guitars at work in bands like Night Shapes and [...]

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