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ART, INTERVIEW

The Bewitching Talents of Joy Shannon

0 Comments 11 September 2017

Long Beach-based illustrator, musician, and tattoo artist Joy Shannon talks her enduring interests in folklore and her own Irish heritage. by Daniel Barron     Author Grant Morrison once referred to artists as the last magicians in the age of science. The imagination carries immense power to inspire, to seduce, to weave, to transport. It’s […]

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MUSIC, MUSIC VIDEO

Music Video: Honey Child, “Gotta Wait Another Night”

0 Comments 31 August 2017

Music video for the new single by Claire McKweon’s Honey Child choir. by Daniel Barron     Opera singer and composer Claire McKeown began her musical life on the opera stage, with past projects that have included Shadow Shadow Shade, Afternoons, and Dirt Bird. Her choir group Honey Child marks the ideal showcase of her […]

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MUSIC, MUSIC VIDEO

Music Video: Ramonda Hammer, “Destroyers”

0 Comments 28 August 2017

Music video for Ramonda Hammer’s title track off of their new EP, “Destroyers.” by Daniel Barron     LA grunge band Ramonda Hammer might be having their best month ever. Their newest release, the Destroyers EP, dropped at the beginning of the month from New Professor, garnering effusive acclaim from a little mag called Rolling […]

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LIVE EVENTS, MUSIC

Echo Park Rising ’17 Recap – Saturday

0 Comments 27 August 2017

Photos from the Saturday acts at Echo Park Rising ’17. by Daniel Barron     Last weekend, bands, artists, and vendors assembled in celebration of LA’s creativity and diversity for the Echo Park Rising shindig. Headlining acts for 2017 included The Buttertones, Dungen, Meatbodies, and Laetitia Sadlier. Our resident music documentarian Chris Camargo and I […]

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LIVE EVENTS, MUSIC

Echo Park Rising ’17 Recap – Sunday

0 Comments 26 August 2017

Photos from the final day of Echo Park Rising 2017. by Daniel Barron     Chris and I finished the weekend by checking out some of our friends at the Wild Riot x The Pretty Cult stage, among them Flames of Durga, Night Talks, and Holy Wars. We also stopped by Play Like A Girl’s […]

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anabot

MUSIC, MUSIC VIDEO

Music Video: Anabot, “Mongrel”

0 Comments 15 August 2017

Music video for Anabot’s title track, “Mongrel,” off of their forthcoming full-length debut. A collaboration with OMG Cameras Everywhere. by Daniel Barron     Singer-songwriter Analise Nelson has a major sweet tooth for pop music. She co-hosts the show Popular Music: The Podcast with former Yay! LA contributor Steven Ray Morris, in which the pair […]

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LIVE EVENTS, MUSIC

Nightmare Air Residency @ The Satellite, Night 1

0 Comments 10 August 2017

Nightmare Air’s residency at The Satellite got off to a stellar start on August 7th with Holy Wars, Iress, and SLUGS. by Daniel Barron     It was a packed house at The Satellite on Monday, August 7th, as KROQ and Play Like A Girl presented the first night of shoegaze band Nightmare Air’s residency. […]

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ART, VIDEO

The Draculas Return to POW! WOW! Long Beach

0 Comments 09 August 2017

Muralist duo The Draculas returned to POW! WOW! Long Beach in 2017. A short doc by Scott Nichols. by Daniel Barron     Southern California-based artists Jeff McMillan & Musgrave comprise the muralist superteam The Draculas, and last year they brought their tag-team magic to the week-long arts & music festival known as POW! WOW! […]

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MUSIC, MUSIC VIDEO

Music Video: Smoke Season, “Good Days”

0 Comments 07 August 2017

Smoke Season embraces a lust for life in this music video for the band’s sunny anthem, “Good Days.”  by Daniel Barron     Following an extensive tour last Summer, Gabrielle Wortman and Jason Rosen of the electro-soul group Smoke Season were back to the lab come October. Stated Wortman of the songwriting process in our […]

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annie terrazzo

ART, VIDEO

An Artist Finds Her Voice in Annie Terrazzo: Past Present

0 Comments 07 August 2017

Mixed media artist Annie Terrazzo ruminates on her style and voice in this mini doc by Christopher Dodge. by Daniel Barron     “It’s me communicating a feeling. You just allow it to be whatever it’s going to be…the realization of what it is is the greatest magic,” says mixed media artist Annie Terrazzo. Defined […]

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