Ty Segall announces new album, Emotional Mugger
Nov17

Ty Segall announces new album, Emotional Mugger

Ty Segall announces new album, Emotional Mugger By Gia Vescovi-Chiordi Absence makes the heart grow fonder – an age old adage that applies to many a thing – family members, toilet paper, ABC’s hit TV series Lost – but it may never apply to Ty Segall. Amidst tirelessly touring and dropping 14 track sophomore album II with power rock trio Fuzz  (which is 100% worth a listen, turned up) and less than a year after...

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Interview with Nadia Kazmi
Nov01

Interview with Nadia Kazmi

Nadia Kazmi By Gia Vescovi-Chiordi Earnest, imaginative and relatable without being overwrought, Nadia Kazmi is a compelling blues-infused indie rock artist with a knack for imagery and a lean attack on what it means to be a female on the music scene. Incorporating genres that reach far beyond the tropes of the safe musician, with a recently released EP on the table and a full length album in the works for 2016, Nadia took a moment to...

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Fruit Bats @ The Echo LA
Oct26

Fruit Bats @ The Echo LA

Fruit Bats @ The Echo LA By Gia Vescovi-Chiordi Do you love falsetto and folk? Do you dig the sweet surprise of a band coming back from the dead and playing a relatively flawless set complete with new tracks to boot? Then hopefully you were at the Echo in Los Angeles recently, bobbing your head and sipping PBR or Golden Road and basking in Eric D. Johnson’s ever evolving and now technically zombified band Fruit Bats’ first...

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Interview with Rey Pila
Sep27

Interview with Rey Pila

Rey Pila By Gia Vescovi-Chiordi What happens when you marry melodic guitar to staggering synth in the heart of Mexico? You get Rey Pila, an irresistibly catchy, genre blending solo project fostered by frontman Diego Solorzano and beefed out by Rodrigo Blanco, Andres Velasco and Miguel Hernandez. With a self-titled debut album teeming with hand clapping, foot stomping tracks, Rey Pila garnered enormous attention in Mexico City,...

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Mac Demarco releases ‘Another One’
Aug17

Mac Demarco releases ‘Another One’

  Mac Demarco By Gia Vescovi-Chiordi Did I expect Mac Demarco to come out with a mini-album of love songs? Nope. Am I glad he did? Oh yeah. They can’t all be about a favorite brand of cigarette or chock full of meth innuendos. (Though in fairness, ‘Viceroy’ is a kind of love song.) Mac Demarco is quickly becoming a bit of an enigma to me. First it seemed as though he was this self aware, reflective stoner type...

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