September Wrap-Up @ The Secret Stash

It is official!  And it only took NINE months y’all – but we found our top 20 people of all time for sure. Not artists, not bands – people!  The whole twenty on this planet that were brave enough to admit they like independent music and subscribe to our channel – they’re phenomenal right?  I […]Read More

January Wrap-Up @ The Secret Stash

Awwwww independent music-scene, you’re so good at keeping a secret it makes us blush. With a grand-total of zero subscribers so far & counting to-date, you’re doing your part to help keep your music hidden away from the world – congrats! Also, sarcasm is still a thing we’re featuring here, in addition to your music […]Read More

SBS Podcast 096

Another special show for ya today on the SBS Podcast!  Artist Marcelo Camela takes on the audio interview for our Covid Relief Project, we’ll play a brand-new cut from his upcoming record, in addition to a whole lineup of tunes that celebrate instrumental awesomeness in a ton of exciting styles for ya!  Featuring music from […]Read More

Elmo Karjalainen – Back Where We Belong

Elmo Karjalainen – Back Where We Belong – Album Review In the whirlwind of starting things up at sleepingbagstudios long ago, it was kind of impossible to think too far ahead.  Everything was so go-go-go all the time that I never really had the luxury of reflecting on what the future would hold for what […]Read More

Elmo Karjalainen – Age Of Heroes

Elmo Karjalainen – Age Of Heroes – Album Review If you’ve been following along with the SBS Podcast lately, that’s all the proof you’d need to know we’ve continued to remain a fan of guitar-virtuoso Elmo Karjalainen ever since we had the privilege of reviewing it for the first time in the middle of 2015.  […]Read More

SBS Podcast 023

Dig it! On this week’s show we talk about longevity in the independent music-scene, what it takes to stick around throughout the years and what to do instead of worrying about a million hits. Featuring excellent tuneage (as always!) from a ton of amazing artists & bands on the show – check out songs by: […]Read More

Seagrave – The End Of Silence

Seagrave – The End Of Silence – Album Review You know…after nearly three years of writing solidly conquered here at sleepingbagstudios, I can safely say I finally feel well-educated enough to comment sufficiently on music like Seagrave makes. Many thanks to Leighton from Iron Kingdom and Ruddy from Aeterna for taking the time to educate […]Read More

Elmo Karjalainen – The Free Guitar Album

Elmo Karjalainen – The Free Guitar Album – Album Review The album starts out HOT! Elmo Karjalainen comes out absolutely crushing the guitar licks on the opening of The Free Guitar Album with “Instrumetal.” Intense and mind-blowingly well-played – Elmo starts off this album with a masterpiece guitar epic that tears the place up from […]Read More