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Big California

Raygun Ballet charts a course for the land of dreamers

Guided by luminaries both great and small, Raygun Ballet's Big California is an American walkabout; a groovy and ethereal pilgrimage through a land of giant donuts, muffler men and magic kingdoms. And in the shadows of old Route 66 gas stations and the faded glory of shuttered Salton Sea motels, Big California still finds gold in the Golden State.

Personalities and Places

Big California Places and Personalities

Big California Personalities and Places

Big California was inspired by Southern California roadside attractions and featured several quirky personalities that spent their lives building monuments to their personal philosophies.  Here are some links if you'd like to learn more about some of places and personalities featured on the album.

Leonard Knight's Salvation Mountain

Leonard Knight's Salvation Mountain

Simon Rodia's Watts Towers

Simon Rodia's Watts Towers

Elmer Long's Bottle Tree Ranch

Elmer Long's Bottle Tree Ranch

Angels Flight

Angels Flight

The Barstow Family's Travel Adventure

The Barstow Family's Travel Adventure

Manzanar

Manzanar

Cesar Chavez & the Delano March

Cesar Chavez & the Delano March

World That Wasn't

Forge into a future created in the past with World That Wasn't

World That Wasn't explores the World Of Tomorrow pulled from the fading print of comic books and cereal boxes.  A world ruled by benevolent scientists while jetpack-wearing school children soared across their neighborhood skies.