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MUSIC, MUSIC VIDEO

Music Video: Vylet, “Lightning”/”All That Glitters”

No Comments 27 July 2017

Music video for baroque pop artist Vylet’s track “Lightning” and lyric video for her latest single “All That Glitters.” by Daniel Barron     Today, Yay! LA brings you another sonic twofer with a pair of music videos courtesy of baroque pop singer Vylet. The solo artist is classically trained in violin and piano and […]

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Music Video: Santa Barbara, “Reptile Lover”

No Comments 26 July 2017

Music video for the single “Reptile Lover” by New Zealand transplants Santa Barbara. by Daniel Barron     What happens when three kiwis with a love of ’60s rock migrate to Los Angeles? The result of that chemical reaction occurred in late 2014, when guitarist/vocalist Cassie Gaffaney joined with bassist Geoff Maddock and drummer Nick […]

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Music Video: Broken Baby, “Bullets or Bummer”

No Comments 25 July 2017

The far-out first music video from singer-songwriter Alex Dezen’s new music project with Amber Marie Bollinger, Broken Baby. by Daniel Barron     Alex Dezen is a veteran singer-songwriter, known for alt-country group The Damnwells and his solo career, of which he has released four EPs and two full-lengths. The second of these LPs dropped […]

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MUSIC, TRAX

Trax: Smoke Season, “Good Days”

No Comments 19 June 2017

Trax highlights the songs that need to be in your rotation. by Daniel Barron     Where there’s Smoke Season, there’s fire. That’s a sentiment that’s hard to disagree with if you’ve ever experienced the visceral contact of electro-soul act’s exuberant live performances. Make an effort to go seem ’em while you still can on the cheap. The […]

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Music Video: Polartropica, “Olympia”

No Comments 19 June 2017

Music video for the new single by synth-pop group Polartropica. by Daniel Barron     In April, we debuted a very DIY music video from synth-pop group Polartropica, but this new video from director Yoko Okumura has a few more bells & whistles, including a galaxy mirror set designed by Okumura, Moon Godesses, Jiu-Jitsu, ancient […]

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Music Video: The Fontaines, “Two Bodies”

No Comments 19 June 2017

Music video for the single “Two Bodies” by The Fontaines. by Daniel Barron     New wave rock band The Fontaines are the creation of Texas-bred siblings Charlotte (vocals) and Hank (guitar), who are joined in live performances by drummer Chrystian Kaplan and bassist Daniel Zuker. Their eclectic mix of doo-wop harmonies and synth textures were well-received when […]

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LIVE EVENTS, MUSIC

Gothic Tropic, 6/6 @ The Resident

No Comments 18 June 2017

Shots from Gothic Tropic’s performance at The Resident in DTLA. by Daniel Barron     Indie pop band Gothic Tropic was  recently named by The Guardian as an artist to watch for in 2017. This, following their studio time with Ryan Adams, or their touring days withBørns and Charli XCX. An equally warm reception was found […]

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LIVE EVENTS, MUSIC

Valley Queen, 6/10 @ The Echo

No Comments 18 June 2017

Photos from Valley Queen’s show at The Echo on June 6th, presented by Play Like A Girl. by Daniel Barron     Artist collective Play Like A Girl hosts monthly all-ages shows in Los Angeles and their most recent highlighted the Motown-southern rock fusion of local group Valley Queen. The band’s EP, Destroyer, was released this past March and the […]

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MUSIC, TRAX

Trax: Ramonda Hammer, “Destroyers”

No Comments 13 June 2017

Trax highlights the songs that need to be in your rotation. by Daniel Barron     Emerging LA foursome Ramonda Hammer takes their name from a contestant on early 2000s reality show Cheaters, but their biggest influences run a decade prior, when grunge sirens like Courtney Love and Shirley Manson howled across the airwaves. Frontwoman Devin Davis […]

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Play Like A Girl Celebrates One Year @ The Echo, P.I

No Comments 07 June 2017

The collective and record label Play Like A Girl celebrated one year last month at The Echoplex with a killer lineup. by Daniel Barron     In just a year’s time, the record label, artist collective, and event producers known as Play Like A Girl have left a firm footprint on LA music culture. DRAEMINGS frontwoman […]

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