What’s Happening Under the Sun?
Creative Docu-series Debut Underground Sun Live with David Franz On Sunday, November 29, Underground Sun unveiled a livestream watch party and fireside chat event, featuring two new segments called The Artist’s Mind and the Artist Spotlight. David visited TD Lind at the Ojai Olive Oil Company for an intimate conversation about creativity, music, painting, […]
Underground Sun Live with David Franz Underground Sun Live with David Franz – Episode 4 – Saturday, Sept 26, 2020 8PM PDT Join us for our third live stream music event on Saturday, Sept 26, 2020 8PM PDT! We’ll be coming to you live from the Air Studio, featuring music and […]
I stand for inclusivity and against injustice, for equality and against discrimination, for peaceful protest and against violence of any kind, and always for love above all. And those values are at the core of Underground Sun too.To help cope with everything that’s been going on, we put together this free double-album compilation from the […]
June 5, 2020 marks the release of this long-awaited album. This is a deeply personal record, but written about issues that go way beyond one person. Some songs are about real relationship dynamics, written in real-time, captured fresh while the feelings were raw. Other songs address political and societal issues while encouraging solidarity against injustice. […]
Entertainment and education go hand-in-hand when it comes to music and video, at least for me. I’ve been fortunate enough to help build both the Berklee College of Music’s online school and the Audio+Music online course library for Lynda.com (now LinkedIn Learning) from the ground up. Running a record label in the tumultuous times of […]
The pandemic and associated quarantining and social distancing has created so many new challenges in our daily lives. For some, it’s first-level Maslow hierarchy stuff, like how am I going to make money and pay the bills? Or how am I going to stay healthy while I work on the front lines? I feel for […]
Right before the quarantine, I was fortunate enough to get a bunch of my bad ass musician buddies into Carbonite Sound studio in Ojai, CA to record the “basic tracks” for my album. I worked with my forever brother Will Robertson (as producer) with the intention that I would fly to Atlanta, GA to record […]