Bands, Musicians and Friends
Jim Campilongo — incredible guitarist, mentor and inspiration.
Alexis K. Manheim — beautiful fine art and photography. She shot the cover of Light, Sweet Crude .
Barton Bishoff — award-winning photographer, videographer, documentarian and curator of the visual record of The Famous. Bart shot and directed the “Come Home To Me” music video.
The Nickel Slots — Sacramento’s finest alt-country troubadours.
77 El Deora — twangin’ neo-noir honky-tonk.
Ches Smith — he played some drums on Light, Sweet Crude!
Diesel Boy — GD’s old punk rock band.
Tiny Telephone — Light, Sweet Crude was mixed there by the very talented Aaron Prellwitz.
Paul Stubblebine Mastering — Light, Sweet Crude was mastered by the very capable Michael Romanowski.
Sonic Zen — Owner/Producer/Engineer/Trombonist Charlie Wilson helmed the sessions for “Under The Stars”, and layed down the badass trombone track on “Come Home To Me”
New, Improved Recording —Eli and John run a great little studio in the East Bay with a very nice collection of mics and outboard gear.
Laughing Tiger — If you want a great live room for drums and an SSL G+ console, this is the place to go!
Our favorite places to play
Cafe Du Nord — Our home base in San Francisco.
Bottom Of The Hill — Pool, patio, great music.
Thee Parkside — Cheap strong drinks, covered patio, and the institution that is Twang Sundays.
Russian River Brewing Company — Our favorite brewery and venue in the North Bay, and home to the incomparable Pliny, The Elder. It will kick your ass.
Radio / Podcasts
Americana Rock Mix — Von was one of the first podcasters to heavily promote Come Home To Me — thanks Von!
KSCU 103.3 — The first station to play The Famous. Thanks Modern Mark!
KALX 90.7 — We played live on the fabulous DJ Alisa’s show
NBRN.FM — The best in country, bluegrass and gospel. Out of Nashville, TN.
Roots Rock Radio — Great online podcast of independent americana artists.