The genre known as West Coast Blues, historically began when Texas blues players moved to California in the 1940s. Delta Wires frontman, Ernie Pinata, however, traced the evolution from the Mississippi Delta to the West Coast via Chicago as a college project some 30 years ago. Either way, the sound is distinct. It’s slick, polished, urbanized, and Delta Wires do it right. Their latest release, Born in Oakland, hit the streets in late June via Mudslide Records.