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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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Artists Get Their Feet Wet with #MerMay

0 Comments 03 August 2017

Artists go undah dah sea with their visual takes on aquatic nymphs.  by Daniel Barron     Throughout global folklore, there often exists a form of the legendary aquatic creatures popularly known as mermaids. Sometimes they are believed to be symbols of portent, signaling floods, storms, or shipwrecks. In other interpretations, they are benevolent nymphs […]

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MUSIC, TRAX

Trax: TV Heads, “Devotional”

0 Comments 02 August 2017

Trax highlights the songs that need to be in your rotation. by Daniel Barron     Last year, TV Heads’ made their emergence with the EP Total Fucker, available via Bay Area label OIM Records. That release was an exuberant four-song expression of the foursome’s optimism regarding their move to Los Angeles. But the City […]

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MUSIC, MUSIC VIDEO

Music Video: Vylet, “Lightning”/”All That Glitters”

0 Comments 27 July 2017

Music video for baroque pop artist Vylet’s track “Lightning” and lyric video for her latest single “All That Glitters.” by Daniel Barron     Today, Yay! LA brings you another sonic twofer with a pair of music videos courtesy of baroque pop singer Vylet. The solo artist is classically trained in violin and piano and […]

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MUSIC, MUSIC VIDEO

Music Video: Santa Barbara, “Reptile Lover”

0 Comments 26 July 2017

Music video for the single “Reptile Lover” by New Zealand transplants Santa Barbara. by Daniel Barron     What happens when three kiwis with a love of ’60s rock migrate to Los Angeles? The result of that chemical reaction occurred in late 2014, when guitarist/vocalist Cassie Gaffaney joined with bassist Geoff Maddock and drummer Nick […]

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MUSIC, MUSIC VIDEO

Music Video: Broken Baby, “Bullets or Bummer”

0 Comments 25 July 2017

The far-out first music video from singer-songwriter Alex Dezen’s new music project with Amber Marie Bollinger, Broken Baby. by Daniel Barron     Alex Dezen is a veteran singer-songwriter, known for alt-country group The Damnwells and his solo career, of which he has released four EPs and two full-lengths. The second of these LPs dropped […]

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ART

Mercedes Helnwein’s “Chaos Theory”

0 Comments 06 July 2017

A dissection of Austrian artist Mercedes Helnwein, whose solo show “Chaos Theory” is currently running at the Edward Hopper House in NYC. by Kristy Senko-Hall     Across the global landscape of surrealist art, Mercedes Helnwein stands apart. Combining the gentle tug of nostalgia with a creeping sense of doom, her paintings infect vintage ads […]

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COMEDY, SKETCH

Video: 45 Channels Radiohead with Parody Song “Tweet”

0 Comments 05 July 2017

Our 45th President finds his inner Thom Yorke in this animated music video from artist collective HATEIOHEAD. by Daniel Barron     Wake up and smell the covfefe, we’re living in the fascist dystopia that Robocop warned us about. It’s hard to believe that we’ve only been through seven months of President Trump’s hogshit, or that Twitter could […]

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ART

Ryan Genovese Goes Large With #KaiJune

0 Comments 05 July 2017

The complete collection of Ventura-based illustrator Ryan Genovese’s #KaiJune sketch series.  by Daniel Barron     Whether it’s #Inktober, #MerMay, #JuneFae, or the like, nothing juices those artistic pecs like the discipline required from a month-long sketch challenge. Such a concept even led to the creation of our own Yay! LA Original Art Series, which splintered off of the positive […]

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ART

Fantastic Fascinations: The Art of Iris Compiet

0 Comments 23 June 2017

Netherlands-born illustrator Iris Compiet discusses her fascinations with folklore and her upcoming art book Faeries of the Faultlines. by Daniel Barron     Iris Compiet is a professional painter, concept artist, and storybook illustrator from the Netherlands who first came to my attention when she volunteered to be a part of last Summer’s fantasy and science […]

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