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TOM TOM MAG + TARPAULIN SKY +AMANDA JO WILLIAMS CELEBRATE ST. PADDY’S

March 17th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Amanda Jo Williams at Tom Tom Magazine issue #5 release party photo by Dylan Gordon Last month, Tom Tom Magazine celebrated its 5th issue with a release party at the Alexandria Hotel in Los Angeles. See photos from the party, here. Tom Tom Magazine, for those who don’t know, is dedicated to female drummers and beat makers, which is very cool. Since it’s based in New York, founder Mindy Abovitz enlisted Swahili Blonde’s Nicole Turley to give them the lowdown on L.A. women who beat things well, so issue #5 featured Tearist’s Yasmine Kittles, Voices Voices’ Nico Turner & Janean Farris, Danielle Devincenzo of Jeffertitti’s Nile, Laena Myers-Ionita of Swahili Blonde, The Like, & Dante Vs Zombies, Rainbow Arabia’s Tiffany Preston, Cheryl Caddick of…

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BANDS VS. RORSCHACH TESTS

November 1st, 2010 · No Comments

What goes on in the minds of the bands that you love? Find out through these Rorschach Tests conducted by Vanessa Gonzalez at FYF Fest 2010. Brian Stewart, Growlers, Drums: Pelvic bone Kyle Schuster, Growlers, Keyboards & Guitar: devil Scott Montoya: Growlers, Bass: Scarab Brooks Nielsen: Growlers, Vocals: Lil’ Clownie Warren Thomas, Growlers, Bongos: Pelvic Matt Vachon, Growlers, Guitar: The Moth Man Chris Ziegler, L.A. Record Editor: A face…like somebody rolled in something dirty and then rolled their face on some paper Christina Benson, L.A. Record Associate Editor: This looks like a Hawaiian Voodoo Goddess surrounding by people worshipping it and some eagles bringing it offerings Bridget Dawson, Oh Sees, Vocals: Tapestry John Dwyer, Oh Sees, Vocals & Guitar: Clown Kevin Stewart, Crystal Antlers,…

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Oct. 2: L.A. RECORD + KCRW present Manimal Fest w/ The Like + Swahili Blonde + Afghan Raiders + Love Grenades + Gangi + Amanda Jo Williams + more

September 27th, 2010 · No Comments

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