Jonpaul Balak is an internationally recognized Surf and Exotica bassist based in Venice, CA. He performs around the world with the "international Surf music ambassador" Surfer Joe (Lorenzo Valdambrini), is a member of the renowned modern Exotica septet The Tikiyaki Orchestra and their Surf-centric quartet Tikiyaki 5-0, and the highly influential Surf revival band Insect Surfers ("planet Earth's longest running modern Surf band").
A weekly audio tour of the counter-cultural West, visiting obscure moments in musical history along the way. Hear fascinating history lessons and literaryish readings, New Age visionaries, mid-’60s folk rock, psychedelic meanderings, poetry and sound collages, art/synth and post punk, ethno-honky jamz, sound healers et al. Lovingly culled each week from obscure sources. Host Erik […]
"C’mon! Live a Little" host Derrick Bostrom gained notoriety as the drummer and founding member of the legendary Meat Puppets. One of the longest-lasting bands from the American indie scene, the Meat Puppets continue to this day with Bostrom behind the skins. He also labors as an I.T. professional and is considered a "technologist" by those who don't know any better. In truth, he knows just enough to be dangerous...especially to his listeners.