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 TelephoneLight, Sweet Crude was mixed there by the very talented Aaron Prellwitz.

Paul Stubblebine MasteringLight, 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.