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Petaluma Shares Secrets Of How To Grow A Band

Petaluma Band Photo / Courtesy

Petaluma Band Photo / Courtesy

The Sacramento band Petaluma started as an experimental pop duo with Rob Habel and Pat Sweeney blending psychedelic rock, electronica, and indie music. Since their self-titled album was released in January 2017, they've added four musicians to fill out their sound for live performances.

Rob Habel, Pat Sweeney, and drummer Melissa Garcia share secrets from adapting the album to a six-piece live band. Pat Sweeney also discusses inspiration from his audio engineering mentor Flawn Williams, an NPR veteran.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Cody Drabble

Insight Producer and On-Air Director

Cody Drabble learned to love public radio growing up in San Francisco with KQED on every morning during breakfast. In addition to producing and directing the live broadcast of Insight each morning, he also fills in as guest host for Beth Ruyak.   Read Full Bio 

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