Ty Segall (born June 8, 1987 in Laguna Beach, California) is an American musician and songwriter. He sings and plays guitar and drums. He´s a real one man band !
He has released eight solo albums and is a member of the bands Fuzz, The Traditional Fools, Epsilons, Party Fowl, Sic Alps, The Perverts and Ty Segall band.
Here is a clip with his band
and a live clip , playing guitar and drums alone on the stage
Low Roar is an Icelandic project of Ryan Karazija from California. Listen to the nice song “Patience”:
Sun Kil Moon is an American indie folk act from San Francisco, California, founded in 2002. Initially a continuation of the defunct indie rock band Red House Painters, Sun Kil Moon currently acts as the primary recording moniker for vocalist and guitarist Mark Kozelek. The project is named after the Korean lightweight boxer, Sung-Kil Moon.(wiki)
Here is their song !You are my sun “
The Morning Benders started in 2005 as a solo-project for Chris Chu. During that time, he spent his days studying music at the University of California, Berkeley whilst spending his nights recording songs from a laptop. As time passed, he formed a band with friends who he had met in UC Berkeley.
Cayucas, previously Oregon Bike Trail, formed in 2011, is an US-american indie-pop band from California. Listen to their song “East Coast Girl”:
Thanks for this nice suggestion, Sheryl!
Deap Valley are a Rock Duo formed 2011 in Los Angeles , California. The group consists of Lindsey Troy (guitar, vocals) and Julie Edwards (drums). In the heart of Silver Lake, California, Edwards met Troy at a crochet class. They bonded over their shared frustrations as struggling artists, among other things and hence, Deap Vally was formed.
I saw them live on the Southside Festival 2013 , right here in Gemany and fell instantly in love with this two georgeous musicians. Only playing drums and electric guitar it´s marvellous what great sound they create , but don´t let us forget their outraging voices . One of my personal favourite´this year on the festival !
Here is their song “End of the World ” and a few pictures from the Festival
Beth Hart is a American rock musician (vocals, piano), * Pasadena (California) born 24.1. 1972.
Here is a cover from the led Zeppelin song “Whole Lotta Love “
Warpaint is an experimental American rock band from Los Angeles, California, founded 2004. 4 years later they released their debut album mastered by John Frusciante RHCP guitarist
Here is their song “Elephants “
“Man on Fire” is a song by Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros.
You can read more about them, and listen to another one of their songs here.
I like the deep lyrics aswell as the dynamic sound. When listening to the song with headphones you can really hear the stereo mixing.
Ravi Shankar born 7 April 1920 in Varanasi, † December 11, 2012 in San Diego, real name Robindro Shaunkor Chowdhury was an Indian musician and composer who played the stringed instrument sitar.
He inspired the Beatles and became a hippie icon in Woodstock, in India, he was a superstar: the musician Ravi Shankar. Now he has died aged 92 in California.(the same age as Dave Brubeck a few days ago , you remember ? )