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Locals Only: New Singles from Tyrannosaurus Zebra, BedeDonia, and I Kill Cameron

Oh lordy, decide to take one week off and all of a sudden everyone and their momma is releasing an EP.  It’s due out in June.  Hehehehe, playing with words is fun.

Anywho, no joke, there is a grip load of music to write about so let us get to the doing!

First up, Fresno singer/songwriter BedeDonia!

A modern take on classic doo wop, BedeDonia’s first single “Love in the Dark” entices.   Matching traditional background oohs and finger snaps with an elegant string arrangement, the songstress crafts a tune both familiar and inventive.  Her voice also allures with its confidence and maturity.  Having settled in Fresno after a time spent in LA, BedeDonia is a welcome addition to the Fresno music scene.

Next up is the ukulele styling’s of Hanford singer/songwriter and Ferris Bueller enthusiast I Kill Cameron!

In a quick two minutes I Kill Cameron delivers an adorable song perfect for Adventure Time fueled backyard romps.  But underneath the sunny strums are lyrics that run dark, touching on malfunctioning violins and feelings of misery on a sunny day.  Still, as singer Phoebe Munoz proclaims, if you’ve got a ukulele on hand, things are never quite as bad as they seem.

And to cap it all off, we've got a brand new song from Visalia folk punk outfit Tyrannosaurus Zebra!

Though the band played their last show just a few months ago, a number of unreleased recordings are rumored to be hitting the interwebz in the near future.  “Don’t Call Me Shirley” is the first of these tracks and it’s a straight up banger.  A perfect example of their “Play Fast or Die” aesthetic, TZ blaze through the song, with singer/guitarist Ralee Drennin belting indecipherable words over a frenetic folk punk romp.

And thats it!  For more information on the bands above, visit the links below!  Thanks and we'll be back soon with some new album reviews!


I Kill Cameron

Tyrannosaurus Zebra

Cristobal Carrillo
March 27, 2013


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