Session Tip: Playing To A Click Track

If you’re planning to come into the studio to record, there are a number of things you can do to make it easy for yourself, your band, and your engineer. One of the most helpful things you can do is to practice at home playing along to a click. For studio newcomers, this is usually […]

How To Get Your Music To People

Once you’ve got some music recorded and you’re ready for people to hear it, how do you get it to them? There are several ways to get your music onto the internet for people to hear, but if you’ve never done it before, it can be kind of a confusing task. Here are a few […]

Lompoc Wine Factory

If you’ve attended any of SipMusic Club‘s album and wine release pick-up parties, then you already know about our friends over at Lompoc Wine Factory. If not, allow us to introduce our newest partner! Lompoc Wine Factory is owned and operated by BBES, a team with a passion for the Central Coast, and helping creative […]

The Certain Sparks Music Foundation

In March 2017, Certain Sparks Music established an official 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, aptly titled The Certain Sparks Music Foundation.  With this new branch of our business, we aim to provide music education, mentoring, and opportunities for enrichment to the underserved in our community. Since opening our doors in 2014, Certain Sparks has expanded to a […]

Spotlight: Coyote + Oak Magazine

Since forming in January of 2016, Coyote + Oak Magazine has released six issues, which collectively tell the story of California’s creative community. Several friends of Certain Sparks have been featured, including The Only Ocean, The Same Difference, and Jimil-Anne Linton. We sat down with Alexandra Wallace, the founder and editor-in-chief, to discuss her vision […]