As part of Blacklight Findings’ return via the web I’m working on a few videocasts that will feature bands from time to time. The first one, most appropriately, showcases one of my top favorite bands – San Jose’s Picture Atlantic. Picture Atlantic are also the co-founders of the South Bay local music show series, The … Continue reading
Jessica Shirley-Donnelly of JRSD Photography is one of the most talented Bay Area photographers I’ve gotten to know this past year. She takes pictures for Metroactive at special events like concerts, fashion shows, city festivals, and more. Her photos capture bands at their best and even silliest of moments. She’s skilled at both black-and-white portraits … Continue reading
Picture Atlantic released their new album digitally just yesterday, Digital Tension. It’s great to see a new, full-length album by this amazing San Jose band. There’s a whole lot of synths on here, a new electronic twist that hasn’t been heard of by them before. Anyone who knows me well enough is aware that I … Continue reading
Curious Quail from San Jose has, at last, released their new album .:INSTANT GRATIFICATION:. Their debut EP, The GLOW was released back in 2009. The new album has some great melodies alongside some very loud “rawk”ing moments. Here is footage of a song off the new album, The Glow. The new album, .:INSTANT GRATIFICATION:., can … Continue reading
Cartoon Bar Fight was the opener at the 3rd installment of the Daydream Nation series, joined by Curious Quail, Shuteye Unison, and ColorScout.
Yes everyone – I’ve got a website at last instead of just my Facebook pages. It’s time to start sharing all the great things about local music, social media, news, and much more about what’s going on right here. All articles, multimedia, and much more will be much more accessible here as well. Keep checking … Continue reading