‘AWKWARD” – NEW MUSIC from SLEEP STATE

California rockers Sleep State talk about the embarrassment that comes with catching the feels for someone in their newest single, “Awkward.” With synth-pop influences, Sleep State transports listeners back to their youth with talk of unrequited love and the ever-so-prominent “friendzone.” Oh girl, I wish I wasn’t so scared / I’d have you in my arms and…

PREVIEW: PONY BOY ALBUM RELEASE at THE BASEMENT on 8/29/15

Singer/songwriter Marchelle Brandanini, a.k.a. Pony Boy, grew up in a town in northern California called Vacaville, a name which literally means “Cow Town.” Her hometown was small, but close enough to San Francisco that she could study classical music and opera.  One day, she heard the raspy roar of Janis Joplin, thought “Wow! I want to…