1 month ago | Lists
[Editor's note: Candace is a drummer and a writer who has done a lot of small and medium DIY tours including Alice Bag and her own band YAAWN.] Now that we’re getting into late spring/early summer, tour season is just around the corner. Maybe you ...
2 months ago | Coachella
Tacocat The Constellation Room 4/19/2017 Distorted guitar cut through the fog of anticipation just a few minutes after 10 p.m. on Wednesday, turning silence and teenage baited breath into a punctual punky pop dance party fueled equally by catchy h...
4 months ago | Ska
Ska lovers rejoice… again! The Skacademy Awards are back for their second year of celebrating all things checkered, up-stroked, and horn themed behind the Orange Curtain - and now (one step) beyond! Skacademy Awards cofounders Cameron Hallenbeck a...
4 months ago | Locals Only
On a fall evening in 2014 Lauren Lusardi, aka Plasmic, nervously stood center stage behind her signature pink mane and synthesizer in front of a wall of neon splatter and old televisions playing a mix art films and static at the now defunct Heart ...
6 months ago | live review
X The Roxy 12/31/2016 Being a life long fan of X, when the opportunity arose to see them in Hollywood on New Years Eve I couldn’t refuse. Born and raised in OC, I’ve seen X more times than I can count, but never in the town that so much of...
8 months ago | Music Festivals
When Transgress Fest organizer Drew Arriola-Sands is on stage singing in her band Trap Girl she is a woman possessed. Behind long black locks she emits witchy magic with the transfixing might of a gorgon, she screams, falls, thrashes, and bleeds w...