Dennis Callaci and Heimito Kunst announce new LP on Pass Without Trace

Heimito Kunst has issued two slabs of outre music utilizing synthesizers, church organs, bells, contact mics and found sound to create sheets of incredibly listenable and addictive works of instrumental music. The odd alto vocal here or guitar there are used to punctuate the dramatics for his 2021 debut on Dissipatio and his 2022 Shrimper …

Goosewind “The Miracle of Tape” record is out now

Goosewind’s The Miracle of Tape is out now. It plays like a resume of everywhere that they have ever been while charting out future roads that include De La Soul skits, SCTV bits, Turnbuckle Davie Allan riffs, and skiffle as it will sound in the twenty second century. If it isn’t enough of that, or …

James Ducat “A Field of Nopes” book out now on Bamboo Dart Press

James Ducat’s new book of black out poetry is a collection of rejection letters that he has transformed into an equally funny and dark book. “A Field of Nopes” features both the original black out poems laid side by side next to the script for each poem. A Field of Nopes will touch anyone who has …

James Ducat trailer for “A Field of Nopes” book on Bamboo Dart Press premieres

James Ducat’s new book of blackout poems is a mostly lighthearted, occasionally philosophical journey through selected application and rejection materials from the many teaching jobs he applied for a decade back but did not get. These poems quietly blast through the wall of mystique surrounding rejection. Drawing from redacted official letters and other application materials, …

Goosewind video for “Lime Time With Clementine” premieres on Austin Town Hall

Goosewind’s new record The Miracle of Tape arrives on April 19th and is available for preorder here and here now. Check out the first music and video put together by Dennis Callaci with footage shot by the band intercut with a John Ford classic below and the Austin Town Hall write up here.

Juanita E. Mantz and Refrigerator together at The Upland Library

Bamboo Dart Press/Los Nietos Press author Juanita E. Mantz will be reading from her books detailing her life growing up in the Inland Empire with an acoustic performance of songs selected by the author by Refrigerator. The reading and performance is an all ages/free event that will be taking place at The Upland Library on …

Ellen Harper’s “All That I’m Allowed” book is out on Bamboo Dart Press now

Ellen Harper’s first book, Always a Song is a compelling memoir about her life as a musician, activist, business owner (she owns the venerable Folk Music Center which has singed copies of her first book available) and stalwart of independent thought and action who walks the walk. Her latest book, All That I’m Allowed captures …

Goosewind return with new record “The Miracle of Tape”

Goosewind returned to Shrimper after a near thirty year absence with the 2022 release of their limited Grateful 4 the Time We Share cassette release. On April 19th, their brand new record will be issued on CD & digitally as they continue to buck the trends and put out music on the format that whispers …

Trailer for Ellen Harper’s “All That I’m Allowed” Bamboo Dart Press book with illustrations by Marguerite Millard premieres

All That I’m Allowed is a storybook for grownups about learning to live with children and dogs. In this regard most grown people set out to do what’s best for them, to be good examples, trusted companions to dog and child. But often times the lessons we think we are getting across are interpreted very differently …