From left, J Sider of RootMusic, Jack Conte of Pomplamoose, Lincoln Parish of Cage the Elephant, and cellist Zoe Keating After spending all day at the S.F. MusicTech Summit, I'm sitting at my laptop, listening to an MP3 -- and not posting about it on any of a handful of social networks. Al ... More >>
One more red bird and we'll crush her... We've been taking a hiatus from Pomplamoose news after our cover story on the local YouTube sensation back in February, but this is too meme-tastic to resist: It's Jack Conte and Nataly Dawn covering the theme from Angry Birds -- that little cellphone ... More >>
So by now you may have noticed, and perhaps read, this week's cover story on Pomplamoose. While working on that story we also followed band members Jack Conte and Nataly Dawn around for an afternoon while they filmed their new live web show -- and made this video. It features, among other things: ... More >>
No record deal? No CDs? No problem. How Pomplamoose is modifying the music industry.
From the latest SF Weekly:The Pomplamoose Revolution: On an improbably sunny midwinter day, amid green pastures and meandering cows, two unassuming musicians are waging a revolution against the established order of the recording industry. Here, inside a dim shed formerly used as a dog kennel, J ... More >>
Pomplamoose's Jack Conte and Nataly Dawn will trade the tiny screen for a big stage this Friday.The songs of Pomplamoose have seen millions of plays on YouTube. Fans from all over the world have downloaded more than a 100,000 MP3s of famous covers and the band's original songs on iTunes and other ... More >>
Marin County duo Pomplamoose is famous for its offbeat video covers of big-time pop songs, which rake in revenue on YouTube. Now it appears as though Jack Conte and Nataly Dawn have found another way to bring home the bacon: car ads. They remade "Up On the Housetop" and "Jingle Bells" in their si ... More >>
It can weird be to see your favorite Internet stars in real life, and certainly, not all of the web-famous (especially among musicians) are ready for the live spotlight in a way that, say, Justin Bieber is (uh, debatable). That's a roundabout way of saying that we're especially curious to see ... More >>