The members of the Rum Diary are hiding -- and, frankly, it's a little annoying. After nearly three years of hard work, the four musicians are sitting on a pot of indie rock gold, and yet they continue to conceal their spoils in tiny Cotati, a town an hour north of San Francisco that boasts 6,700 residents, one music venue, and California's largest accordion festival. The burg is far from an altrock breeding ground: Local shows tend to bring out more lawn chairs... More >>>