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Get It On Vinyl Review of The Go Ahead's EP "In Harms Way"

Get It On Vinyl wrote the most amazing review of "In Harms Way" by The Go Ahead, stating "their synchronicity is as vibrant and beautiful as a freshly blooming flower after the rain" and "'In Harms Way' truly establishes their knack for capturing a mood and riding that wave of feelings into lyrical finesse."

Read the whole review and see why they say "The Go Ahead is an undiscovered gem with a charismatic sound and style."

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The Go Ahead Release "About To Burst" Single

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After a few months on only being able to hear the new single on Live105's Soundcheck program, The Go Ahead release their long-awaited single "About To Burst" on all major outlets, followed by news that their new EP named In Harms Way will be coming on this Fall.  You can buy "About To Burst" on iTunes and stream the catchy tune on Spotify.

The Go Ahead was also featured in Infectious Magazine for their 'The Other Gig' series earlier this month.

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Barb Rocks Quoted In Soundfly Article On Booking Better Shows

Big thanks to Angela Mastrogiacomo from Muddy Paw PR for including me in her article about booking better shows for Soundfly!

“Many bands think that just posting on social media is enough to promote the show,” shares Barbara Wahli of booking agency Barb Rocks. “Few take the time to go to other shows with flyers in hand to network and promote their upcoming show. They forget that you need to go out and meet people to get new people interested in their band and attend shows.”

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The Bay Bridged Interview With Planet Booty

San Francisco music blog The Bay Bridged interviewed Oakland electro-funk trio Planet Booty about their upcoming show with Flynt Flossy and Turquoise Jeep at Great American Music Hall on Wed May 24th.  The interview with frontman Dylan Germick dives deep into the band's new album, their upcoming tours across the Southwest and Pacific Northwest, and their successful showcases at SXSW earlier this year.  The article also includes quotes from Krista Lettko, creative director at Authentic Audience, who is helping the band with social media, as well as myself on why I wanted to work with the band.  Be sure the read the whole feature and don't miss the show next week to see why everyone's talking about this high-energy band that gets everyone in the audience dancing and leaves an unforgettable impression with their stage presence!

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Old Radio Interviews

About 5 years ago, I was managing South Bay bands Jade of Days and Point 3 and working very closely with The Moderna Complex.  My friend Tavius had a DJ slot at KSCU (Santa Clara University) and we had some fun interviews with him.  Feel free to check out the recordings of those on-air radio sessions.  :-)

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Metro Best of 2010 staff pick: Best South Bay Scene Queen

"We can't take credit for calling Barbara Wahli the queen of the South Bay scene; it was actually a DJ on FCC Free Radio. We're not even sure it's a great title for her, as she's about the farthest thing from a diva we can imagine. But it is admittedly catchier and more glamorous than what we'd say, which is simply that Barbara Wahli is the hardest-working woman in South Bay rock.  Not only does she promote Barb Rocks shows all around the South Bay, but she's also a real advocate for local bands.  If she hears something she really likes, she will champion that band, and in a few cases (A Four Star Affair, Drop Dead Sixty, Letters Make Words) even manage them.  Her energy is infectious, and her ear for local talent remarkable."

http://www.barbrocks.com/images/09-22-10_Metro_BestSouthBaySceneQueen.pdf
http://www.metroactive.com/best-of-silicon-valley/2010/music-nightlife/staff-picks.html

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