Ken Sharp ‘New Mourning’ – Bright Power Pop with a Dark Side

New Album by Musician-Author Who Wrote the Book(s) on the Genre; Troubadour Debut September 2 By Stephen K. Peeples With melodic, hook-filled power chords, layers of jangling guitars and stacked vocal harmonies, and dark lyrics borne of a good relationship gone bad, “New Mourning” by singer-writer-guitarist and author Ken Sharp is not your typical indie Read More

‘Carry On’ with Stephen Stills Boxed Set

Visit the Peeples Place at KHTS front page. The much-anticipated Stephen Stills “Carry On” boxed set is due from Rhino Entertainment on March 26, four CDs stuffed with classics and rarities spanning the first 50 years of the singer, writer, multi-instrumentalist, producer and bandleader’s colorful career, from the edge of 17 to just last year. Read More

Famed Rock Bassist Tim Bogert Guest of Honor at All-Star Bash

This is the preview; a recap follows with a link to  photos from the event. You can nurse your St. Paddy’s night hangover at the Courtyard by Marriott in Valencia on Sunday afternoon from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. There’s a big jam celebrating the retirement of local resident and legendary rock bass player Tim Bogert (left) Read More

Spotlight Q&A with Domino Bobby Whitlock, Pt. 1: Intro & Stax

Special note for SCV music fans headed to the SXSW 2012 music blowout in Austin: Derek & The Dominos legend Bobby Whitlock and his musical collaborator and wife CoCo Carmel and their band play The Saxon in Austin on March 15 at 10 p.m. The gig coincides with SXSW and celebrates the release of Bobby Read More