Bernie Larsen

Singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist and producer bernie larsen has lived a

charmed musical life for many years. He has recorded, toured, and produced an elite

handful of artists most of which are Grammy Award recipients including Melissa

Etheridge, Jackson Browne, Rickie Lee Jones, Lucinda Williams, and Public

Enemy. He also spent six years as an original member of David Lindley’s

legendary band El Rayo-X.

He worked as producer and composer of music for films like "Friends With Money"

starring Jennifer Anniston, and "Elsewhere" featuring Oscar nominated actress

Anna Kendrick, and the soundtrack will be released this year through Immediate Music.

He has put his stain on remixes and singles for artists like Low’s Alan Sparhawk and KCRW favorite  West Indian Girl.

His new solo record “Downward Dub", comprises of songs that range from dark

wave  to dub reggae to the track “Take Me In”, a minor key lilting reggae feel

featuring the late, great Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Ian “Mac” McLagan

on keyboards, and Lucinda Williams’ rhythm section.

Cry on Cue’s latest release, Love + Trust, is the result of a collaboration with

renowned reggae producer Karl Pitterson, whose recording credits include such

reggae greats as Bob Marley, Burning Spear, Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer and

Toots and the Maytals.  Pandora’s Cry On Cue radio has been building a steady

following since it’s debut last year.

The resulting record is one that Reggae Beat magazine called “…rock-solid reggae

as crisp and bright as anything on the Harder They Come soundtrack… a Tour de


A versatile player, Larsen is heard on guitar, bass, keyboards, and vocals; but,

according to Vintage Guitar Magazine, his “strength is rhythm...the term ‘rock-steady’

could have been invented for him.” Dan Forte