The Half Mile STORE is where you can find our current compilations of local music and a wide collection of local bands selling their CD's. We have also compiled a modest list of local music stores where you can get gear, CD's, repairs and other stuff. Oh, and we put some amazing online options in there too... aren't we good to you?

Half Mile Store : CD / Record : Instrument / Gear : Music Supplies : Online Music : Online Gear


The Half Mile Store:
$12 - Beth Waters debut CD features KFOG singles such as "Sweaters" and "Spun Sugar." An amazing voice and beautiful record. Click image for info!
Blown Cuda's EP "Out of the Alley into the Street" is indie lore about getting drunk and meeting your inner ghost... Really.
$15 Forest Sun's newest release "Walk Through Walls" is a beautiful panoramic view of the U.S. as you travel through it.Click image for info!
$10 DLucca's first release is a sentimental journey through a passionate experience.
$12 - Four Year Bender's debut features the rich vocals of Ryan Smith, a guy who seems to be speaking right to you.Click image for info!
$12 Bill Spooner has gone the extra thousand miles with Mall To Mars, founder and songwriter of the Bay Area locals "The Tubes."Click image for info!
$10 - Matt Bauer, a beautiful record full of midnight memories and pictures sent from friends.Click image for info!
$10 Last of the Blacksmiths an amazing album about grandfathers, wives and widows. Both eclectically sad and happy, beautiful.Click image for info!
$15 Dynamic's debut album is a merging of hip-hop, jazz, and drum and bass mixed with thoughtful raps and beautiful singing.
$5 Birdmonster, this great new rock band based in San Francisco, is a collective of crazy ideas, smart pop and brilliant fun with just a tinge of country.Click image for info!
$10 Thistle, led by guitarist Astor Jones and fueled by J.T. Leroy's writing, the songs are powerful and fun.
$5 Elephone, long time favorites write dark melodic songs harking back to the days of early Radiohead.
$15 TieDye Keith, a collection of colorful songs done in collaboration of some of the bay's best musicians!
$10 Organik, this singer-songwriter produce intense pictures and snapshots of a time filled with color and movement.
$5My Revolver, hard garage rock is what they do best. Screaming live shows and a powerful debut EP.
 

Cd and Vinyl Stores:

Amoeba,
SF & Berkeley
Indie Music / Used
Open Mind Music

Rasputins, SF, Campbell, Newark
Pleasant Hill, San Lorenzo, Vallejo
Indie Music / Used / Vinyl
Record Collector
Rooky Ricardo's
Street Light Records, SF, San Jose, Santa Cruz
All | Indie | Used
Tweekin' Records
Virgin. SF & the World
Major Retailer
Zebra Records

Supplies Stores:

The Cutting Edge,
SF
Recording Equipment
Leo's Pro Audio, Oakland
Recording & Live Sound Equipment
Guitar Center, Multiple Bay Area Locations
Studio Gear / Instruments / Accessories
R&M Pro Audio, SF
Gear / Specialty
Sam Adato's Drum Shop, SF (415) 863-3786
283 9th Street
Drums / Repairs / Vintage

Online Music Stores:


ACID Planet
: listening portal and loop-based collaboration, geared to users of Sonic Foundry's ACID editor
AOL Music: primary AOL Web destination, AOL also provides MusicNet and exclusive premiers to subscribers
Batanga: Latin radio webcast and music news
Classical Music Links: representative overview of online classical offerings
Clear Channel New Music Network: portal to experience new artists looking to get radio play on Clear Channel stations
Click2Music: a music trove of BMG artists
Ecast: licensing and distribution, formerly RioPort
EMusic: pioneer of legal MP3 downloads and subscription service
FullAudio: corporate home for MusicNow subscription service, also distributed by Earthlink and back-end for Clear Channel stations
Hollywood & Vine: Capitol artists' music and information
iTunes Music Store: Apple's digital download destination for Mac & PC
Launch - Yahoo Music: extensive downloads, interviews and videos; Pressplay distribution partner
Liquid: Liquid Audio's secure digital music store
Listen: home for Rhapsody subscription service, also distributed by Lycos
Music Choice: delivered by Net, cable and satellite
Music Match: jukebox software and MX Artist On Demand subscription service, also powers Earthlink jukebox.
MusicNet: corporate home for subscription service, distributed by AOL (for members only)
MUSIC United: non-profit coalition educating consumers about legal music online
Napster: Roxio-owned subscription service incorporates Pressplay relaunch with notoriously popular brand name
OD2: On Demand Distribution handles licensing and back-end technology for services including HMV and Digital Download Day; founded by Peter Gabriel
Sony Music: Sony artists' music and information
StreamWaves: legal subscription service, also operates the Christian-oriented Higher Waves
Vitaminic: aggregator of many European MP3 sites as well as U.S. IUMA; Vitaminic Music Club subscription allows unlimited downloads
WB: TV network site includes Warner Bros. artists
What's The Download?: public education campaign designed to help consumers understand the online music landscape
World Music Network: home for the world sound.

Online Gear Stores:

AID
: Audio Intervisual Design systems facilitators
Amazon - Major Retailer
AnalogJapan: gear and deals including the Japanese market
Astroman: vintage and recent gear, including Neumann mics
AudioMIDI: wide range of products including tips and reviews
B&H Photo Video Pro Audio: extensive selection includes pro audio department
BuyAudioGear.com: high-tech, fiber channel and Mac systems
Carvin: wide range of factory-direct values
CD Baby - Indie CD Sales
D&B Audiotechnik: wide range of products
DigiBid: pro audio auction network
Digital Audio: pro audio hardware for the PC
Ear Professional A/V: emphasis on digital production facility gear & service
eBay: massive auctionplace
iTunes - Major Retailer / Indie Distribution
Mercenary Audio: new, vintage and auction gear
M&K Sound: pro dealers including 5.1 multichannel speaker systems
Music Hot Bid: pro audio auctions and related sites
Musicians Buyline: pro audio and PA equipment for sale
Music Connection: Music Marketplace hosts 100+ classified ads
Musicians Friend: popular direct mail catalog online
Ocean Audio: buys/sells used consoles, vintage gear and mics
Professional Audio Design: wide-ranging pro audio company sports a Web-store style
Silent Source: extensive selection of interior acoustical products
Sounds Online: music software and sound samples
Sweetwater: retailer's Web site has special deals
Vintage King: large inventory of new and used items.
Westlake Audio: pro audio gear and their own reference monitors.


Instrument & Gear Stores:

A and G Music Products Co.,
Oakland
Stringed Instruments / Woodwinds
A Drummer's Tradition, San Rafael
Vintage / New / Used Drums
Banana's At Large, San Rafael
Studio Gear / Instruments / Online Sales
Bronstein Music, SF (650) 588-2502
Stringed Instruments / Repairs
Clalrion Music Center, SF
Exotic Musical Instruments of the World
Cremona Violin, SF (415) 861-2202
Stringed Instruments
Doug Roomian Inst., SF (415) 239.4445
Guitars / Basses
Feller Roland Violin, SF (415) 567-3708
Stringed Instruments
Haight Ashubry Music Center, SF
Rock etc.
Ifshin Violins, SF
Stringed Instruments
Leo's Pro Audio, Oakland
Recording & Live Sound Equipment
Guitar Center, Multiple Bay Area Locations
Studio Gear / Instruments / Accessories
Sam Adato's Drum Shop, SF (415) 863-3786
283 9th Street
Drums / Repairs / Vintage
San Francisco Violin Shop, SF (415) 989-1828 Stringed Instruments

Online Gear Stores:

AID
: Audio Intervisual Design systems facilitators
Amazon - Major Retailer
AnalogJapan: gear and deals including the Japanese market
Astroman: vintage and recent gear, including Neumann mics
AudioMIDI: wide range of products including tips and reviews
B&H Photo Video Pro Audio: extensive selection includes pro audio department
BuyAudioGear.com: high-tech, fiber channel and Mac systems
Carvin: wide range of factory-direct values
CD Baby - Indie CD Sales
D&B Audiotechnik: wide range of products
DigiBid: pro audio auction network
Digital Audio: pro audio hardware for the PC
Ear Professional A/V: emphasis on digital production facility gear & service
eBay: massive auctionplace
iTunes - Major Retailer / Indie Distribution
Mercenary Audio: new, vintage and auction gear
M&K Sound: pro dealers including 5.1 multichannel speaker systems
Music Hot Bid: pro audio auctions and related sites
Musicians Buyline: pro audio and PA equipment for sale
Music Connection: Music Marketplace hosts 100+ classified ads
Musicians Friend: popular direct mail catalog online
Ocean Audio: buys/sells used consoles, vintage gear and mics
Professional Audio Design: wide-ranging pro audio company sports a Web-store style
Silent Source: extensive selection of interior acoustical products
Sounds Online: music software and sound samples
Sweetwater: retailer's Web site has special deals
Vintage King: large inventory of new and used items.
Westlake Audio: pro audio gear and their own reference monitors.