Monday, June 6, 2011

MORE LICENSING!?! Vans' Off The Wall TV - Jesse Jo

My oh my, here we go again! More Jonny Manak and The Depressives music being licensed for placement! Our friends over at OFF THE WALL TV the official TV station for Vans Shoes hit us up to license the song "Down The Drain" from our debut full length Rebound Town in a segment featuring Jesse Jo! We love Off The Wall Vans shoes and we love them using our music (and sending us shoes)! POW!

Click this link to watch the video!

Holy smokes! We're opening for The Bellrays!!!

Friday June 17th, The legendary BELLRAYS ( are bringing their "Rock N' Soul" to the Uptown in Oakland. Supporting act is Oakland's Damon and The Heathens ( and opening the night is Jonny Manak & The Depressives ( from San Jose. Bring your dancing shoes!

Doors at 9pm, $10. Advanced tix available here -
Fake ID required.

We've signed with Blue Scout Music for more licensing opportunities!

The Depressives just locked in another licensing deal with Blue Scout Music! They do ad work for Target, Levi's, Old Spice, Citgo, Macy's, Nintendo, Sony, etc. They also license a good deal of music for one of my favorite shows, Shameless on Showtime. Keep your ears open for us on the boob tube!

More Licensing News! We scored a placement in "Vinyl" the movie

Here we go again! More placements for the Depressives. This time with UK film makers for the feature film VINYL! They licensed the song "Sacrifice" from our debut full length Rebound Town. The film should be out in a year or so. Click here to see their website and check back for updates. I hear the film made it into the coveted Cannes Film Festival too! Sweet!

More licensing news! We scored a placement in Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory

We scored a licensing placement in the 4th season of the MTV show Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory! We're super stoked, that show RULES!!!

Click here to see the episode! Fast forward to the 21:50 mark to hear our featured song, "Young Girls" off of our debut full length Rebound Town!