Amanda Erwin

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  • 1 year ago | Got Beef?

    Upended tequila bottles, pizza boxes, kegs, and people jumping in backyard pools: Why does seemingly every video these days feature a house party?   You may have seen recent works from indie-leaning artists like Charli XCX, Tegan an...

  • On the strength of their popular 2012 song "Sweet n Sour" (below), a duo called Mvscles quickly won a deal with Warner Music Group. Composed of Tarzana couple Paternostro and Chad Montermini, the group had great expectations. But the label deal we...

  • Teen The Bootleg Theater  4-28-14 Fresh off of their recent tour opening for Phantogram, New York-based, all-girl, R&B and psychedelia-infused act Teen played the Bootleg Theatre last night.  Their album The Way and Co...

  • 1 year ago | Politics

    After a few recent debacles between drummers and police officers at the famous Venice Beach drum circle over new excessive noise ordinances, it's time to uncover some convenient L.A. alternatives that won't have you worrying about b...

  • Having released three solo albums in the past ten years, 27-year-old Sydney Wayser has a knack for light, airy vocals, reminiscent of Florence Welch or Hannah Reid of London Grammar. Raised by a songwriting father, until recently she liv...

  • 1 year ago

    A glitter-covered, hair-tattered mess toting ripped clothes and catchy hooks, Ke$ha stepped onto the scene with her hit "Tik Tok" in 2010, and it's not a total exaggeration to say nothing has been the same since. It was easy to list the reaso...