The Sea Of Cortez

The Sea Of Cortez

 Los Angeles, California, USA

The Sea Of Cortez have been featured with Buzzbands.LA,, LA Weekly as a must see show, Nic Harcourt on KCRW, KROQ Locals Only Artist, KEXP song of the Day, Spinner Mp3 and KEXP live studio session. Their live show and sound has been compared to that of My Morning Jacket and AIR.


Having a unique musical vision in the vast ocean of rock is certainly no easy task for a band. An accomplishment and testimony to the fact that a biologist, a photographer, and DJ have forged their own distinct sound through their honest approach.

The Sea Of Cortez released their first single, 'The Shores' on, and has seen play on KCRW by Nic Harcourt in Los Angeles. 'The Shores' also spent 5 consecutive days as the top download on AmieStreet, and was featured as KEXP's 'Song Of The Day'.

While on tour up the west coast in support of First Aid Kit - the band visited John with KEXP and did a KEXP live session:

The Sea Of Cortez has received lots of hype in and around Los Angeles with their live shows, including gigs at Spaceland, KROQ Locals Only at The Roxy, The Casbah and Silverlake Lounge. BuzzbandsLA, The Rumble, Stereogum, LA Weekly, Shockhound and more have all featured The Sea Of Cortez and their single 'The Shores'.

The multi-layered sounds of The Sea of Cortez are an homage to classic and modern rock that pushes boundaries. Widely varied influences can be heard, including acts like Pinback, The Beach Boys, Guided by Voices, and Broken Social Scene.

"Testing The Waters" EP released via the band's website in October 2010. Their first full length album "Make It Sound" is slated for a self-release in 2011.


The Sea Of Cortez (s/t) - EP (2007)
'The Shores' - Single (June 2010)
"Testing The Waters" EP (October 2010)