• West Coast Music

    As the name indicates West Coast Music has its origin on the American West Coast. The music emphasizes melody, harmonies and arrangements, and the vocal and instrumental performances are always with great skill and of high quality. The music is often performed by pop/rock artists from the American West Coast, but is in no way limited to any geografical area.

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Good music enriches your life. At BLUE DESERT we are passionate about this particular yet wide-ranging style of music we call West Coast Music. This site is a modest tribute to the music and the performing artists, who through the (many) years have given us - and continue to give us - endless hours of musical enjoyment. As long-time fans we want to share our enthusiasm, experiences and views with fellow connoisseurs as well as curious newcomers. If we can do our bit to help promote this great music and all the gifted artist – well, then we have succeeded.

Don Barnes Ride The Storm

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  MelodicRock Records is thrilled to announce one of the biggest releases for the label thus far! How else could you describe an album featuring Don Barnes, Dann Huff, Alan Pasqua, Jeff & Mike Porcaro, Jesse Harms and Denny Carmass

Hunter & The Dirty Jacks

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Hunter & The Dirty Jacks are California-Crafted Rock & Roll – like smoky whiskey with phosphorescent ice cubes in a blues-tinted glass. Led by frontman Hunter Ackerman and flanked by guitar players Carmelo Bonaventura and Jon Siembieda, wit

Toto needs your help…

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  Message from Toto:   Dear TOTO Fans!     2018 will mark the 40th Anniversary of TOTO and we’ll have a great number of exciting announcements to share with you over the coming months.   However, we’d love your help and i

News From Hemifran July 2017

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Hemifrån is an independent A&R, promotion and marketing company, based in the heart of Sweden, specializing in, what they call, “gut music” – The kind of music that you can feel in your gut, no matter what. Hemifran is promoting a lot of s

News From Hemifran June 2017

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Hemifrån is an independent A&R, promotion and marketing company, based in the heart of Sweden, specializing in, what they call, “gut music” – The kind of music that you can feel in your gut, no matter what. Hemifran is promoting a lot of s

Time Chill – A Retrospective from Robert Lamm

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First ever solo career retrospective with track-by-track liners by Lamm and five previously unissued tracks! As a founding member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Chicago, and a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Robert Lamm has been w

New releases from Michael Kratz

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The Danish west coast music artists Michael Kratz have been busy in the studio and on the live scenes in 2016/2017 and now ready with several releases, both studio- and live material. First out is the new single “Lying”. 1: Lying 2: Lying

New Toto album “Totally Done”

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New Toto album is “Totally Done”… Steve Lukater talks to Rock History about the upcoming Toto album. Some great news about the album is that the late great Jeff Porcaro is on 5 tracks, his late brother Mike is on 3 tracks and origin

Aaron English

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Seattle based piano man Aaron English has been steadily building a buzz in the US, thanks to 4 self released albums and regular touring throughout the US as a solo artist and with The Aaron English Band. In 2012, Aaron scored a Top 5 Italian radio hi

News From Hemifran May 2017

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Hemifrån is an independent A&R, promotion and marketing company, based in the heart of Sweden, specializing in, what they call, “gut music” – The kind of music that you can feel in your gut, no matter what. Hemifran is promoting a lot of s

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