Alex Galindo

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2014

    Finding Shoegazer's Paradise in the Old West

    Some of the best DIY festivals tend to have one thing in common: the adventure of getting there. The thrill of the trek was definitely on Tommy Dietrick's mind when he settled his Desert Stars Festival in the cactus and boulder-infested oasis of Pioneertown, at storied venue Pappy and Harriet's. Ove ... More >>

  • Music

    November 21, 2013

    Cassette Tapes Are Moving Fast Forward

    Are those still a thing? If you're a band trying to sell merch, they are

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    Drinking Flowers Ditched Their Crappy Jobs and Started a Band

    Before they ever played a note together, Drinking Flowers had a bond--one fertilized by a shitty job. "We all worked at a fuckin' restaurant that we hated," says guitarist/lead vocalist Alex Galindo. "We wanted to make some loud music because we were disgruntled." The fondue joint in Mission Viejo ... More >>