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...

‘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...

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...

The Sextones Lay It Down with ‘Moonlight Vision’

From the start, the debut album of Reno heartthrobs, The Sextones, is lush and listenable with a definitive sound. “Moonlight Vision” was recorded at...

Singer Activist Elspeth Summers Joins Friends for Debut Album

Reno-based singer/songwriter and social activist Elspeth Summers has released her first full-length album, “Round & Round,” self-recorded in a home studio. Summers collaborated remotely...

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...

Karl Denson and The Golden Rule of the Universe

Karl Denson’s first album in five years, “Gnomes & Badgers,” is a personal and political powerhouse that hits hard from the opening track. “What...

Easy Giant Churns Out Dreamy EP

The album, “Sierra Sierra,” starts out with a wavy synth gradually growing in volume until untamed drums crash 23 seconds in. Two bars later...

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,...

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,...