LIVE EVENTS, MUSIC

Badass Bands Live w/ Easy Friend/Holy Wars/The Crazy Brave

No Comments 04 June 2017

Photos by Chris Camargo from Badass Bands’ April 19th taping at The Hi Hat. by Daniel Barron     Since the Summer of 2011, the Badass Bands blog has highlighted promising local music artists through filmed interviews, studio performances, and live events. Their mission is “Exposing the unexposed” to potential favorites. This past April, Badass Bands filmed three exciting acts […]

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LIVE EVENTS, MUSIC

Poppy Jean Crawford @ The Satellite, 5/24

No Comments 04 June 2017

Photos by Chris Camargo from Poppy Jean Crawford’s headlining show at The Satellite on May 24th. by Daniel Barron     Punk siren Poppy Jean Crawford left a deep impression on photographer Chris Camargo, who documented her electric May 24th set at The Satellite, along with performances by Long Beach rockers Meow Twins, Cryote, and Sweater   From the artist’s bio: […]

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MUSIC, TRAX

Trax: Blushh, “I Don’t Wanna Leave”

No Comments 07 May 2017

Trax highlights the songs that need to be in your rotation. by Daniel Barron     Take it from a guy who’s been covering creatives for more than half a decade: eventually you tire of being a spectator. And it becomes time to get wet. Such has been the experience of Shab Ferdowsi, the young […]

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LIVE EVENTS, MUSIC

Barb Wire Dolls Residency, 4/17 @ Whisky a Go Go

No Comments 01 May 2017

Barb Wire Dolls closed out their April residency at Whisky a Go Go in style. by Daniel Barron     Last month, grrrl-fronted bands from around the globe united to lay siege to West Hollywood’s Whisky a Go Go venue for a month-long residency headlined by Grecian imports the Barb Wire Dolls. The band’s latest […]

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MUSIC, MUSIC VIDEO

Music Video Premiere: Polartropica, “Lines On The Water”

No Comments 27 April 2017

Yay! LA premieres a new music video from synth-pop group Polartropica. by Daniel Barron     If you follow Yay! LA on the socials (and most likely you are) you may have noticed the new takeovers by guest curators. We hope you’ve been enjoying them so far! Seattle-based artist Siolo Thompson cut the ribbon, and […]

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MUSIC, MUSIC VIDEO

Music Video: Lucia Fasano, “When My Eyes Are Closed”

No Comments 20 April 2017

Music video for Lucia Fasano’s single “When My Eyes Are Closed” off of her debut LP Radio Silence. by Daniel Barron     Lucia Fasano is a Portland-based creative from Los Angeles who does kind of does it all: As a comedian and actress she appeared on the sixth season of Portlandia as “Lasik Girl” […]

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LIVE EVENTS, MUSIC

Shane Alexander, 4/7 @ The Hotel Cafe

No Comments 18 April 2017

Shots from Shane Alexander’s recent performance at The Hotel Cafe. by Chris Camargo     When you discover an artist that makes a truly beautiful song (“Heart of California”) and then upon going deeper into the album (Bliss) you find a song titled “I Will Die Alone” you make it a point to get to […]

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LIVE EVENTS, MUSIC

Play Like A Girl Presents: Kid Wave, 4/15 @ The Echo

No Comments 18 April 2017

Kid Wave headlined a stellar night of grrl-fronted bands this past weekend at The Echo, presented by Play Like A Girl. by Daniel Barron     Kid Wave began in 2013 as the music project of Swedish singer/songwriter Lea Emmery, who left her hometown of Norrköping in 2011, when she was just a teenager. In […]

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LIVE EVENTS, MUSIC

Lauren Ruth Ward, 4/9 @ The Echo

No Comments 12 April 2017

Lauren Ruth Ward folked shit up for her Single Release Party at The Echo. by Daniel Barron     Baltimore bred, Los Angeles-based folk artist Lauren Ruth Ward left a big impression when her self-titled EP dropped last year. Since hitting the LA music scene the singer/songwriter has gathered buzz by partnered with organizations like […]

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MUSIC, TRAX

Trax: DRAEMINGS, “Fire in Hell”

No Comments 10 April 2017

Trax highlights the songs that need to be in your rotation. by Daniel Barron     Kimi Recor has been a major force in the Los Angeles music scene, lately. Last year the singer and multi-instrumentalist’s music project DRAEMINGS dropped their debut LP, The Eternal Lonesome, a collection of catchy hooks that expertly evoked new […]

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