Danny Mayer talks new single “Soquel” and Wildfires

We spoke to our friend Danny Mayer about the release of OTS (On The Spot) Trio’s latest single “Soquel”. The release marks the second single the band has released in 2020, along with the fun and up-beat track “Hefe” released in April. The song shares a retro, funky, psychedelic vibe that has become a characteristic of Mayer’s ensembles. OTS has been morphing and evolving for the last 14 years, but this latest single was born back in Santa Cruz and circumstance will have it that its release correlates to the terrible wildfires that have engulfed much of the area.

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Tim Norton releases new song “Holding on to a Dream”

Tim Norton’s second single, "Holding on to a Dream" is available today. The single ‘Holding on to a Dream’ has a jam rock feel stitched into a indie/pop rock tapestry. We really vibe with the single and look forward to hearing more from Tim Norton and his band outta SoCal.  Also out now, Live Vol. 1, featuring 6 tracks from their audience-free July performance in North Park, San Diego.  

Backing him up is an all-star cast, featuring Eric Blumenfeld, Cameron Radke, Jacob Miranda and Jake Najor. Averaging well over 100 performances a year on the road, Tim grew his band from humble beginnings of <10 attendees to routinely selling out 200+ capacity venues in SoCal. Touring nonstop and gaining a following allowed the band to open for profe...

With The Band | Alexandra Dempsey

Behind almost every musician, at least if they are lucky, is someone or some people, at home keeping things running. We thought it would be interesting to speak to these women and men who help the musicians we love keep their thing going on the road. 


[Photo Stories] Portland House of Music Hosts The Maine Dead Project for Live Stream

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On Saturday The Maine Dead Project played a show at the Portland House of Music. The show was offered as a live stream and there was no audience in attendance. The venue will host more bands to perform over live stream as part of their Live from PHOME series.

"Live From PHOME is our live streaming concert series – Live from the stage at Portland House of Music and Events. It’s like ‘take-out’, but for music!" -PHOME

Check out the full gallery of Saturday's shows shot by photographer Vic Brazen below and tickets to the live streams can be purchased here.

The Maine Dead Project | August 1st, 2020 | pORTLAND, me