Music & art collective Heard of Elephants’ February residency at Synchronicity Space was a multimedia explosion of art, photo, video, experimental bands, some comedy, and free drinks.
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January 30th, 2010 · No Comments
Art collective Heard of Elephants are doing a Synchronicity Space residency in February with a bunch of other bands. Schedule below: Synchronicity Space 4306 Melrose Ave Los Angeles, CA 90029 Feb 6: Opening Night! Our two week residency begins tonight! Featuring artwork from Liza Epps, Lynde Low, Adam Stamp, Erina Digby, Peter Van Dyke, Billy [...]
January 15th, 2010 · 2 Comments
She was tiny. One girl in the audience motioned of picking her up like a snack and popping Roza in her mouth. Cute, a bit hunched over, messy black hair, she bellowed and swooned between crouching at her sampler to cue beats for the next song.
October 29th, 2009 · No Comments
Thank technology for letting three musicians in three different parts of the country be a band together. Former Ghosts is Freddy Ruppert (This Song Is A Mess But So Am I), Jamie Stewart (Xiu Xiu), and Nika Roza (Zola Jesus). Make their L.A. show your Halloween destination. This interview by Daiana Feuer.
August 14th, 2009 · 3 Comments
Pocahaunted fans rejoice as gramscustomnudie sells Vol. 3 Issue 1 featuring Pocahaunted on the cover. This issue was the first issue of our format change and a very rare one. I don’t even think we have an issue in the office. Click to look at gramscustomnudie’s auction. The last time we were on ebay somebody [...]
August 13th, 2009 · No Comments
Pearl Harbor’s music is one that connotes taking the most awesome sailboat trip of your life in the marina where Dennis Wilson drowned. Somehow his spirit floats to the top and incarnates itself into these rather young-looking purveyors who have based themselves upon that familiar sound.
July 23rd, 2009 · 3 Comments
The pink-polo shirted Regan Farquhar commanded the stage, spouting rhymes I didn’t even try to keep up with while his heroic sidekick, Anti MC, calmly manipulated a swath of drum pads and synth sounds, an electric guitar and pedals without breaking a sweat. I was having a hard time keeping my cool ’cause a pair of teenage lesbians were getting’ freaky right in front of the stage, grabbing each others’ crotches and grind dancing. Oh, how happy I am to see the ’90s coming back!
July 22nd, 2009 · No Comments
Download: Sun Araw “Heavy Deeds” [Audio clip: view full post to listen] (from Heavy Deeds out now on Not Not Fun) Sun Araw is Cameron (lately of Pocahaunted and always of the mighty Magic Lantern) and “Heavy Deeds” is the indeed heavy title track of his newest solo LP out now on Not Not Fun.
July 17th, 2009 · No Comments
Download: Best Coast “Make You Mine” [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Best Coast is Bethany once from Pocahaunted (and the fearsomely classic Pocahaunted interview—apparently she has now made peace with the ocean she once hated?) and Bobb Bruno making fuzz in the sun and they will be performing at Saturday’s Beach Dazed festival [...]
June 15th, 2009 · No Comments
post-party Upset the Rhythm is the independent London label that’s always taken good care of Los Angeles—they were one of the labels participating in that first burst of No Age vinyl in 2007 and also put out releases for L.A. bands like Soft Boiled Eggies and BARR and now Foot Village, who will be releasing [...]