Features
Disposable Project: 10/7/2008  

Traveling Light : Writer Explores the Central Valley

To celebrate and announce their new record "Blood Drops," Writer loaded up Darth (Andy's Honda Element) and headed out to explore some of the neglected corners of California. Read More...

Disposable Project: 9/25/2008  

Frozen Hands and Quarter-Inch Tape : Joel P West records at Daytrotter

Daytrotter.com invited Joel P West to come record a session. He brought along Kenny, Kelly, and Donovan and came home not only with a nice tape recording of a few songs, but a handful of ridiculous stories and these photographs. Read More...

Music Video: 9/17/2008  

Dinology 101 : Triceratron

Triceratron is a hip-hop project that seeks to explore the area where dinosaurs and technology intersect. Watch their new music video, "Iguanadon Automaton" and get a glimpse of how and why it was made. Read More...

Event Coverage: 8/28/2008  

Outside Lands : 3 Days, Lost in Golden Gate Park

I usually pass on the large music gatherings, but San Francisco's inaugural Outside Lands Festival had a line up I could not resist. Golden Gate Park played host to 60 of the world's best bands and musical acts, and I ran in circles, attempting to document all of it. Read More...

Band Interview and Acoustic Set: 8/25/2008  

Writer takes us Home

Andy and James Ralph have been playing music together since they were brothers and San Diego is starting to notice. Their tastefully minimalist project Writer, which has included guitarist Eli Bowser for a year and a half, is the perfect example of what an independent band should look like. They let us invade a practice at Andy's house, where they also write and record, and played a couple stripped-down versions of songs from Blood Drops. Read More...