2/27: D.J. Bonebrake and Paul Eckman guest on Over Under Sideways Down

On Wed., Feb 27  at 3 – 5 PM Pacific, my in studio guests on Over Under Sideways Down – LuxuriaMusic.com during Lux’s Listener Sponsorship Drive will be D. J. Bonebrake and Paul Eckman both in Orchestra Superstring who have released two CDs and one LP on Dionysus Records. We’ll be asking you to support commercial free … Read more

Dionysus Digital Sampler Album in Tiki Oasis VIP Gift Bags!

This year’s Tiki Oasis VIP Gift Bag (handed out upon check-in at The Crowne Plaza Hotel and limited to 500) will contain this postcard which has a unique download code for the free 14 song TOP SECRET DIONYSUS RECORDS SAMPLER, featuring tracks from Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited, The Martini Kings, Orchestra Superstring, Kava Kon, Robert Drasnin, Creepxotica, Skip Heller, Jerry Sun, The Creepy Creeps, The Satelliters, The Creatures of the Golden Dawn, Redondo Beat, and Ruby Dee and The Snakehandlers. About a week after the event ends, we will be sticking these in all Dionysus Mail-Order packages until we run out.

2/12: Orchestra Superstring live in Venice, CA

Orchestra Superstring is performing at the Del Monte Speakeasy in Venice, CA –  Sunday February 12th at 9:30 pm. The group will be playing their special mix of Latin inspired jazz and exotica with DJ Bonebrake on vibes, Mike Bolger on trumpet + keyboards, Danny Frankel & Debra Dobkin on percussion, Woody Jackson on guitar, … Read more

Orchestra Superstring captured live

Here is a collection of Orchestra Superstring live videos. – Be sure to check out their new Dionysus release, “Easy” on CD from the Dionysus cart or on digital via iTunes or Amazon.com

Tiki Oasis 11 – the best one yet! Some words and lots of video

Another Tiki Oasis has come and gone. Having been to all 11 Tiki Oasis weekenders, I can without a doubt say that this year’s event was in many ways better than the previous 10, (and that my friends is not an easy accomplishment) especially the music – not that any Tiki Oasis ever had below par music, they’ve ALL been marvelous but this one was that much more over the top

Tiki Oasis 2011 features a South of the Border theme!

Tiki Oasis 11 presents four days of legendary and contemporary Latin and Exotica Sounds including Dionysus Records related artists Big Sandy, Orchestra Superstring and Mark and The Escorts   Tiki Oasis 11 August 18-21, 2010 San Diego, CA August 18: Tiki Oasis Meet and Mingle: Bali Hai Restaurant 2230 Shelter Island Drive San Diego, CA … Read more

Video: The Skip Heller Trio

As some of you may or may not know – since I started playing bass again in 2010,  I’ve joined not one but two combos – and am playing in both The Dick and Jane Family Orchestra and The Skip Heller Trio with long-time Dionysus Records friend, producer and artist Skip Heller.  Here’s a couple … Read more

27 years ago this month – the first Dionysus 7″ single

In November of 1983 while managing the Roads to Moscow record store in Tucson, AZ., I released a 45 by my then band Yard Trauma. “Some People” b/w “No Conclusions,” written by my bandmate and lead singer Joe Dodge, with nifty op-art graphics by our pal Jonathan L, then editor of Tucson’s Newsreal Magazine, became … Read more

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