Reformation! Identical Homes Shows

Hi there, As The Rum Diary and Shuteye Unison are both on hiatus from playing shows, Daniel has decided to revive his electronic side project and whip it into a live band. With the help of Jake and Schuyler, they have come up with a visually synced performance, have...

New Identical Homes remixxx

Hello there, I (Identical Homes) have just finished a remixxx of a Hello Handsome song. Please give it a listen and tell us what you think. Thanks! Daniel M. Big Deal (Identical Homes Remix) by hello handsome &...

Tim Mooney, music will miss you

One night when we, The Rum Diary, were playing at the Tradewinds in Cotati, one of our old haunts, a gentlemen came up and introduced himself after the show. He wanted to bring us to his studio, produce and record our next album. We had heard this many times from many...

Broke Bike Mountain Tour #1

Journal by Daniel of Parks and Records, Shuteye Unison, The Rum Diary. April 27th. On a beautiful April Friday afternoon, Jonny Latimer and I set out on the first bike trip of the year. Jonny is a seasoned randonneuring vet, this was my first time at the rodeo. I am...

World Wide Record Store Day This Saturday

I’m not going to lie, I didn’t really know about this either, but, On Saturday, April 21st 2012, hundreds of independently owned music stores across the world will simultaneously unite with the purpose of celebrating culture and the unique place that they...

What do our bands listen to?

I recently asked all the musicians on Parks and Records to send me some listening recommendations.   This is not some snobby, nose-upturned list of bands we think are cool and that you should like.   This is not a list of bands we want to be associated with...