This week, we spend a little quality time with The Dollyrots! Chasta sits down for an extended interview with married pop-punk darlings Kelly Ogden and Luis Cabezas to talk about balancing family life with rock and roll, influences, their 20-year … Read the rest
Veteran Bay Area musician Shaun Bivens discusses his many projects (in as many genres) and new book Sex, Thugs and Rock and Roll: One Man’s Journey to God. Then. Lola Kristine talks about her powerful and cathartic new music … Read the rest
This special episode features four interviews with musical movers and shakers you gotta know about! Whole Damn Mess is a rock and roll supergroup, Mickey Darius’ record label Broken Clover Records is changing the rules of the music industry, Monte … Read the rest
If it ain’t on the page, it ain’t on the stage! This episode is all about classic songwriting and features an exclusive interview with Grammy winner (and current Oscar nominee) Diane Warren, who talks about her legendary career and award … Read the rest
Calling all Jellyfish fans! The Lickerish Quartet joins us to talk about their previous work together and reuniting to make music in a very different world. Then, the gang welcomes Baby Huey to debate pop stars edging toward rock, and … Read the rest
Season 4 has finally arrived with a new look, new vibe, and deeper celebration of what makes the Bay Area music scene amazing!
Royal Rebels drops by to discuss their new album, and Peace of Stage owner Steve Gold talks … Read the rest
Join Chasta, Dennis Willis and Steven Kirk as they pull back the curtain on Season 4, and reveal the first guests, new segments, and discuss how a year under Covid resulted in starting from scratch. Don’t miss it!
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The countdown to Season 4 continues! This week, Chasta welcomes Whole Damn Mess, a supergroup with veteran musicians Don Miggs, C. Todd Nielsen, Lawrence Katz, and Greg Hansen. The soulful conversation goes well beyond making music, and is a must … Read the rest
The countdown to Season 4 continues! This week, Bay Area iconoclast Mickey Darius discusses his label Broken Clover Records, and his unique artist-friendly approach to distribution and revenue. Don’t miss it! Hosted by Chasta and Steven Kirk.
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The countdown to Season 4 continues! This week, Dennis Willis chats with veteran Bay Area artist-producer Robert Berry (Greg Kihn Band, Sammy Hagar, Alliance) about the final release in the “3” trilogy – 3.2’s Third Impression – which features the … Read the rest
Season 4 drops in March, but if you can’t wait, here is the first in a series of mini episodes with killer bands! First up: the boys from Monte Casino drop by to discuss their history and uncommon approach to … Read the rest
You can’t stop the Waves!
The team behind Soundwaves TV is busy at work on a fourth season, but will return Friday, February 5th with a shortform spin-off called Shortwaves.
The “mini episodes” will cover current releases and … Read the rest
Presenting … SOUNDWAVES XMAS 2020!
Hosted by Chasta, Dennis Willis, Steven Kirk, Morris Knight and Joe McCaffrey, Soundwaves Xmas usually unfolds over multiple locations, on multiple stages, and features live performances from local and independent artists. But due to … Read the rest
Here’s your official countdown to SOUNDWAVES XMAS 2020!
Chasta, Dennis Willis, Steven Kirk and Morris Knight roll out videos from the artists scheduled to appear, including Bite Me Bambi, Jared Harper, Royal Rebels, The Dollyrots, The Sam Chase, Lola Kristine … Read the rest
COVID-FORMAT SOUNDWAVES XMAS 2020 STREAMS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11TH
MAKES BROADCAST PREMIERE ON KOFY TV SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12TH
Since 1989, Soundwaves Xmas has aired on various platforms, raising funds for and celebrating noteworthy nonprofits, while presenting exciting performances and Bay Area … Read the rest
The gang looks back on 2020, and back at all the major plans that got derailed! They also share their favorite virtual performances from Lola Kristine, Ken Newman, The Devil in California, Sona & Matt Leyes, Morris Knight, The Sam … Read the rest
The gang talks about what movies or music they chill out with; Life Size Models returns to the show with a new album and video; and Paulie from ONOFF takes us inside the recording process on his the band’s … Read the rest
The gang spotlights the recent virtual event Cornell IV – The Fourth Annual Tribute to Chris Cornell, a virtual concert performed by Rusty Chains to raise funds for San Francisco Suicide Prevention. Enjoy a full hour of incredible performances and … Read the rest
The gang takes a look at how streaming has taken over as the primary way people listen to music. But is it fair to the artists? (Spoiler: not even close).
We’ll also welcome rising star Jared Harper and premiere his … Read the rest
Of course, we follow up our Halloween episode with an episode that observes mortality and celebrates the dearly departed. The gang discusses Bruce Springsteen’s Letter to You, which deals with mortality as only The Boss can. Singer-songwriter Kendra McKinley returns … Read the rest