… with an entire Mac software set at his disposal, not to mention a real drum kit, he could have had any drum sound he pleased, but he preferred to pair many of his songs with the kind of analog binks and thocks that could have accompanied a game of Pong in 1973.
March 15th, 2013 · 2 Comments
June 3rd, 2012 · 9 Comments
Drew Denny’s new film, The Most Fun I’ve Ever Had With My Pants On, is almost tear-inducing, not solely because of the complex emotions of its semi-autobiographical characters, but also for its vivid beauty, which almost slaps you across the eyes, demanding you soak it all in. Over a hefty couple of swigs of whiskey and a strange Swiss moonshine, her and D.M. Collins discuss …
April 9th, 2012 · 5 Comments
WHO: Nikol Hasler, creator of THE MIDWEST TEEN SEX SHOW, author of SEX: A BOOK FOR TEENS, LA Record writer and all around genius/ sexpot.
WHAT: A fundraiser to help Nikol pay for expensive cancer treatments
HOW: We are asking for donations, many of which come with prizes—some big, some small, some cultural, some fashionable… and some sexy. See below! There’s lots of great stuff, and you can donate twice and get two things! After sending money via PayPal or credit card, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to claim your prize.
December 16th, 2011 · 1 Comment
Our man Geoff from Pizza! and Big Whup now has a second solo release, this time an EP of cover songs! There’s everything from Mariah Carey to Michael Stipe on here (oh, and a cameo with Michael Nhat), so download it before he gets famous and Warner Brothers makes him remove the link!
November 14th, 2011 · No Comments
Not only does this thing have TWO Michael Nhat collaborations, one of which with So Many Wizards, but it also has a response from Geis himself to Pearl Jam’s “Jeremy,” perhaps the best evocation of that song since Beavis and Butthead watched Death’s “The Philosopher.”
September 24th, 2011 · 1 Comment
L.A. Record staffer Drew Denny, known for her musical performances in Big Whup and Lola Loshkey, has been out in the desert working hard creating a feature film in honor of her father. The film will feature a soundtrack composed by Drew’s bandmate Morgan Gee, and featuring L.A. indie artists including Big Whup, Emily Lacy, Laura Steenberge, and Julia Holter.
September 11th, 2011 · 2 Comments
Geis also manages to transform a political commentary on Saddam Hussein’s career as a dictator into a catchy party jam. His ability to inspire dancing to a chorus line of “and they won’t count the bodies” in reference to Hussein’s genocidal massacre of the Kurds is hilariously ingenious.
December 13th, 2010 · No Comments
Tonight at Pehrspace, LA indie pop purveyors Big Whup celebrate the joint release of their first two music videos with a screening that pairs dictators with dancers and pillow fighting with glitter. Band members Drew Denny, Jenna Eyrich, Geoff Geis, Morgan Gee, and Rand Voorhies joined forces with directors Kate Gill and Matthew Chevlen for [...]
November 27th, 2010 · 1 Comment
November 5th, 2010 · No Comments
Picture Con Secuencia: A Show of Exquisite Corpses Presented by walt! productions and Eraser Zine Free opening reception November 12th, 2010 8pm with DJ sets from KXLU DJ Molly Echo Curio 1519 Sunset Blvd. Echo Park, CA 90026 Featuring a (not so) silent auction to benefit Echo Curio. Missed Connections cassette presented by No Girls Allowed [...]