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Go shopping with Girls and DJ Qbert

This week I've developed a new obsession with the video interview series "Whats In My Bag?" on Amoeba's site. Its always facinating to get a glimpse into what has influenced musicians and the songs they create. Want to hear the members of Girls talk about some of their favorite albums? Or how about listening to turntablist DJ Qbert explain his method for selecting albums to sample? Did you know that British band The Horrors totally dig Wooden Shjips? Me neither! This is probably the closest thing to going CD shopping with them in person.

-Nicole

   

Five Questions with: Your Cannons

Your Cannons are the latest Bay Area band to be chosen by our readers as The Deli SF Artist of The Month. Their latest release The Dust Bowl EP is availible now and you can check them out January 19th at Bottom of the Hill.

What food item best describes your music?
Black licorice dogs, we have an endless supply in our studio, they inspire us.

What instrument have you wanted to include but have yet to find a way to fit into your sound?
I recently bought a Melodica because I thought I heard Brian Wilson play one on Cabin Essence on Smile. It will probably be on every song on the next EP

Embarrassing childhood memory?
Bon Jovi

What musical artist would you like to grab a beer with?
Not Thom Yorke, he once lent me 20 pence to buy a pint at a Strokes gig in Oxford, when I gave him his change he slowly counted it. Probably Nick McCabe.

And finally, time travel or space travel?
Definitely time travel. There's so many amazing things that I've missed, the England World Cup win in '66, Keith Moon drumming, being at the Joiners Arms in Southampton when The Verve played the 'best gig ever,' dinosaurs etc. Getting anywhere of interest in this universe involves a lot of waiting, stasis, and sleep, and that's just not that exciting...

If your band has answers to The Deli SF's Five Questions, forward them on to sfeditor@thedelimagazine.com

-Nicole

   

B and Not B: The Notes Within

B and Not B have branched out from driving around the city in a U-Haul van playing impromptu covers of Led Zeppelin and are now driving around the Pacific Northwest performing original material from their yet to be released debut album. The Notes Within is the first in a series of videos that give a backstage look at the glamorous life that is being a Bay Area indie band shacking up in a single hotel room on the road. You can download the song for free at their site.

-Nicole

   

The Deli's Year End Best of 2009 Poll - Sponsors and Prizes

Musical peoples,

The Deli's Year End Polls are upon us! This year the pool of prizes is absolutely astounding: we would like to thank the companies that allowed us to run this poll and that are providing prizes for the bands that will win them.

PREMIUM SPONSORS

BMI Shure


OTHER SPONSORS

Software
iZotope Sampletron

Amplitube Fender
Sampletron T-Racks
providing a total of 27 audio plug in for the pool of prizes (9 iZotope, 9 IK Multimedia)

Music Insurance
Music Pro Insurance
providing 2 insurance policies for the pool of prizes

Music Stores
Dale Pro Audio Dale Pro Audio
providing a total of 7 $50 vouchers for the pool of prizes

Mastering
Vault Mastering The Lodge Mastering Knack Mastering
providing a total of 26 free mastered songs for the pool of prizes

Recording Studios
Grand Street Recording The Fort

Catfish Studio hideout studios Studio SQ
providing a total of 50+ hours of free recording for the pool of prizes

Screen Printing
Custom Band Tees
providing free custom T-Shirts for the pool of prizes


If your company is interested in sponsoring "The Deli Year End Best of Poll" it's not too late! Just contact us here.

The Deli Staff
www.thedelimagazine.com

   

December Week 2

December 2009 - Week 2