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Soundwaves TV #33 – Fire and Ice

Soundwaves TV #33 – Fire and Ice

Chasta welcomes exotic singer Zola, who also performs her song “Don’t Eat.” Also, Dennis Gonzales from the San Francisco Great Society reveals an exciting corner of the underground music scene! Also, Dennis Willis and Chasta discuss the buying and selling of fandom, and the music acts who are doing it right. Plus music videos from…MORE

Soundwaves TV #32 – Dynamite with a Laser Beam

Soundwaves TV #32 – Dynamite with a Laser Beam

What happens when there are two amazing music events happening in the Bay Area at the same time? Go to both, of course! Chasta hosts the Bohemian Rhapsody sing-a-long screening at Oracle Park, and interviews The Killer Queens, the world’s only all-female Queen tribute band. Then, Chasta and Dennis race to Redwood City for ZED’s…MORE

Soundwaves TV #31 – Going Deep

Soundwaves TV #31 – Going Deep

Chasta welcomes State Line Empire back to the studio to introduce new lead singer Tony Malson and perform a powerful new song. Pamela Parker stops by to talk about her new album and genre-free approach to creating music. Also, Dennis Willis and Steven Kirk discuss the Clarence Clemons documentary Who Do I Think I Am,…MORE

Flick Nation – The Lion King, Shazam! and Moon movies

Flick Nation – The Lion King, Shazam! and Moon movies

It’s the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, and Dennis Willis has some advice on what to watch to mark the occasion (it’s probably not what you think). He also breaks down the brand confusion between Captain Marvel and Shazam! (which is new to video) – and talks about some movie nobody’s ever heard of…MORE

Soundwaves TV #30 – Burning Down the House

Soundwaves TV #30 – Burning Down the House

Chasta, Dennis Willis and Steven Kirk discuss the Universal Music fire that claimed half a million masters, and the fallout from Universal keeping it quiet for 11 years. Burn River Burn and My Heavy Memory join Chasta in the studio, and Michael Molenda discusses his long tenure as the editor of Guitar Player magazine. Plus…MORE

Soundwaves TV #29 – Live Baby Live!

Soundwaves TV #29 – Live Baby Live!

Dennis Willis introduces a new series of music-only episodes with Live Baby Live – a celebration of amazing Bay Area artists in their natural habitat! Turn up the volume on live clips from The Mother Hips, King Dream, Jackie Greene, Lapel, Whiskerman, Con Brio, Royal Jelly Jive, and an exclusive performance from Rick Hardin! WATCH…MORE

Watch Bray’s new music video for “Double Agent”

Watch Bray’s new music video for “Double Agent”

Bray is one of the hardest-working frontmen in the Bay, singing for both Neon Velvet and his own Bray and the Dens. His latest project is the solo album The Aliens are Here, which finds Bray exploring science fiction themes through some very catchy pop-rock hooks. His new video, directed by Aja Pop, is “Double…MORE

Soundwaves TV #28 with The Ghost Next Door and Four Year Bender

Soundwaves TV #28 with The Ghost Next Door and Four Year Bender

Things get spooky when Chasta has a ghost encounter on the set! And believe us, it’s a total coincidence that one of the guests also happen to be The Ghost Next Door! She also welcomes Ryan Smith of Four Year Bender to talk about his personal growth into sobriety, and the story of the fierce…MORE

Flick Nation – Yesterday, The Avengers return, and … Escape Plan 3?

Flick Nation – Yesterday, The Avengers return, and … Escape Plan 3?

Dennis Willis talks about Yesterday, the new romantic comedy that asks what if nobody remember The Beatles? Also, did you know that Sylvester Stallone made two sequels to Escape Plan? Plus, the Avengers assemble once again to defeat their greatest threat: James Cameron’s Avatar!MORE

Soundwaves TV #27 – Ka-CHOW!

Soundwaves TV #27 – Ka-CHOW!

Ka-CHOW! There’s no other word for an episode bursting with this much awesomeness! Chasta interviews The Wallflowers’ Jakob Dylan and director Andrew Slater about their music documentary Echo in the Canyon. Also, Katie Colver from Cave Clove and Frantic Romantic drop by the studio! Finally, Dennis Willis and Steven Kirk world premiere three (!!!) exclusive…MORE

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Soundwaves TV #41 – One Sip Wonder

Chasta, Dennis Willis and Steven Kirk present the world’s first Soundwaves-branded beer at a rockin’ event held at Longboard Margarita Bar. Guests include Aqua Nett and Flannel, Bone-a-Fide Brew’s Joe Hawk, and the man himself, brewmaster Aaron Bonner from Pedro Point Brewing. Plus music videos from BRKN Love, Band of Coyotes, Shirlee Temper, Corvus Lore,…