• 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.

News From Hemifran Januar 2020

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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

The Westcoast Breeze

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Who We Are We are weekly hour-long radio show broadcasting live on 103.3 Asheville FM since May 2015. We play WestCoast pop, rock, and soul from the 70s, 80s & 90s and NuCoast from the new millennium. How We Got Started In 2009, Erik Mattox

Oh Sedona!

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A.K. & the Brotherhood: ”Oh Sedona!” The years was 2015. Växjö based singer, songwriter and guitarist Alo Karlsson had the songs. Now he needed a band. The result was A.K & The Brotherhood, a constellation that, regardless who happens t

11th of the Westcoast/Aor Bible Series

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If you’re a fan of rare Westcoast / Aor & High Tech Aor albums, and you’re eager to complete your music collection, you will surely discover more masterpieces in The Westcoast Rarities Bible – 230 Mega Rare Albums. (+ included a

Happy New Year 2020

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A lot of good music releases was there in 2019, and hopefully this will continue to be release lots of albums with West Coast & AOR music in 2020 Happy New Year 2020 Henrik Bohm & Kenneth Bremer

Merry X-Mas & Happy New Year

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I love writing Christmas music. It’s some of the easiest songs to write… You draw from your own memories – it’s kind of a wellspring of inspiration, in a way. With other songs, you know, you spend six months just trying to fig

Mandoo – Pacific Addiction

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MANDOO “Pacific Addiction”, NEW ALBUM 2019 We drove down pacific coast highway and stopped to bathe in the light. The ocean illuminated like a brightening lover, we were lost over the immensity, staring at the earth’s eyes… Esther &am

Corin & Edman

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Info on Corin & Edman album. “Roc de Light” finally is available on platforms like Spotify, Tidal, Apple Music and so on. https://open.spotify.com/album/71hdKFfblcEK39GFtTPuEo?si=BMHnnaQ6TtaDDf-wGcNNMw

State Cows – Challenges

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Swedish combo STATE COWS is one of the few current acts most faithful to the classic sound of early ’80s West Coast AOR. They have a couple of full length albums and some EP’s, however in recent time they joined the trend of releasing new songs a

Blue Christmas

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Veteran singer songwriter Carrington MacDuffie brings fresh attitude and a wily depth of experience to her music and performance. Far reaching influences of a musical New York childhood weave through her recordings, and some years spent beachside in