Easy Giant’s “Holy Wave”

The most exciting local album release of 2015 has to go to Easy Giant’s debut album “Holy Wave.” The brainchild of Thick Newton and...

Richard Blair recreates Truckee history in song

The opening track on Richard Blair’s newest album begins with deftly fingerpicked acoustic guitar. His smooth, yet weathered, voice enters in harmony on “Pony...

‘River City Sunset’ | Flow & depth from Zebuel

Noted guitarist, producer and DJ Zeb Early’s new album begins triumphantly before quickly breaking down into subterranean trap dub. Straight from the head of...

“Mystic Threads” Weave Together Soul and song

A random trip to Ananda Village in the Sierra Nevada foothills has led one local musician on a life-changing journey through energy and sound...

Calling Ophelia slings their dreams in new LP

Swirls of the accordion over a steady backbeat of barroom drums and gypsy guitar opens local band Calling Ophelia’s second release of the year,...

The Original Mountain Music Storytelling of David Beck

An uncanny one-man-army’s slew of original material offers a glimpse into the mind of a unusual native Tahoe philosopher/artist. David Beck grew up in Carnelian...

EDM producer Memory Code offers “The Great Rose Window”

Incline Village’s Mike Adamo, the drummer for Mama’s Cookin’, Peter Joseph Burtt and the King Tide and The Truth Cartel, certainly knows something about...

Blue-Eyed Soul of Sam Ravenna

On the cover of Sam Ravenna’s sophomore solo album, a cartoon version of the multi-instrumentalist dons interdimensional aviator sunglasses containing all of outer space...

Peter Joseph Burtt escapes the ‘Mermaid’s Curse’

  Feb. 4 | 9 p.m. $15 advance | $18 at the door Crystal Bay Casino | Crystal Bay, Nev. After recovering from heart surgery late last year,...

Easy Giant Refines its Roots

Easy Giant’s first four releases have established Chris Emmington and company as the most popular recording artists ever to come out of the Truckee/Tahoe...