MUSIC, MUSIC VIDEO

Music Video: The Tambo Rays, “Get It Right Now”

0 Comments 06 June 2017

Music video for Oakland-based band The Tambo Rays, animated by Shayna Yasuhara & Josh Herbolsheimer. by Daniel Barron     San Francisco-native siblings Brian and Sara DaMert are both members of California band Waters, but they also front their own band, The Tambo Rays, along with fellow Waters member Greg Sellin. Together, the group make buoyant, […]

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ART, ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

Artist Spotlight: Joe Karg/Chris Bivins

0 Comments 05 June 2017

Artist Spotlight on the illustrative team of Joe Karg & Chris Bivins. by Daniel Barron     Art is an often lonely activity, which makes good company valuable to come by. Atlanta-based artist Joe Karg has been close friends with fellow illustrator Chris Bivins since they first met at the Art Institute of Atlanta in 2004, but if […]

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LIVE EVENTS, MUSIC

Badass Bands Live @ The Hi Hat w/ Easy Friend & Holy Wars

0 Comments 04 June 2017

Photos by Chris Camargo from Badass Bands’ April 19th taping at The Hi Hat. by Daniel Barron     [UPDATE: The entire EasyFriend and Holy Wars sets from the evening are now here for your viewing pleasure! Each is produced & directed by Charles Lopez.] Since the Summer of 2011, the Badass Bands blog has highlighted […]

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LIVE EVENTS, MUSIC

Poppy Jean Crawford @ The Satellite, 5/24

0 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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Artist Spotlight: Allison Reimold

0 Comments 28 May 2017

Artist Spotlight on Los Angeles-based illustrator Allison Reimold. by Daniel Barron     Vixens and viscera are given exquisite life from the mind of Allison Reimold. The LA-based new contemporary illustrator’s bright, often- dreamlike visual style has left a powerful impression on the pop art circuit, with her David Lynch and Wes Anderson-inspired works featured in high-profile venues such as […]

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Artist Spotlight: Meredith Dillman

0 Comments 07 May 2017

Artist Spotlight on the enchanting watercolor renderings of Wisconsin-based painter Meredith Dillman. by Daniel Barron     Fairies, mermaids, and other magical creatures are given delicate life under the brush of Wisconsin-based painter Meredith Dillman. Originally from Minnesota, she favors inks and watercolors to realize her mythic visions that draw inspiration from Pre-Raphaelite artists, Japanese […]

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MUSIC, TRAX

Trax: Blushh, “I Don’t Wanna Leave”

0 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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ART, ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

Artist Spotlight: David Camisa

0 Comments 02 May 2017

Artist Spotlight on Vancouver-based painter David Camisa. by Daniel Barron     Vivid colors, feathers, and vegetation in bloom give soaring life to the paintings of Canada-based fine artist David Camisa. The Welsh-born talent is a member of the international Strange Dreams Art Collective, which also includes Evgeniya Golik, Cora Crimson, Jen Lightfoot, Holly Morningstar, […]

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LIVE EVENTS, MUSIC

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

0 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”

0 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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