16 days ago | Punk
"The reason that I started playing this kind of music is because I had a really, really bad temper throughout all of childhood," says Haley Dahl, 20-year-old frontwoman of local punk band Sloppy Jane. "Like when you see a little kid kicking and sc...
1 month ago | Festivals
A hundred and sixty miles from Los Angeles, past Joshua Tree and Twentynine Palms, down a nine-mile stretch of sun-bleached asphalt called Amboy Road, you'll find the Palms. The family-style restaurant and dive bar occupies a dystopic patch of dis...
2 months ago | Pop Music. Ever Heard of It?
Look up any other profile of breakout indie-pop singer-songwriter Zella Day and you'll find a story about a young girl, frolicking barefoot through the wide-open fields of Pinetop, Arizona, a place with a population of about 4,200, where the close...
2 months ago | Free Music
Sure, Los Angeles is expensive as hell (and impossibly expensive if you make under $85K a year), leaving many of us to scrimp and save for our days of fun in the sun. Luckily, we Angelenos are also blessed with a lot of free stuff, like over ...
3 months ago | Free Music
Friday, May 1 Phoebe Bridgers ORIGAMI VINYL Phoebe Bridgers is one of the most dynamic young artists in the local scene, whether playing bass in violently theatrical and totally badass grunge-punk group Sloppy Jane or softly strumming an...
3 months ago | Festivals
"Sometimes I feel like the word 'community' has this kind of square vibe to it," says Mason Rothschild, bassist of Los Angeles mecha/ fantasy rock act Fever the Ghost. He's talking about stuff like old people arguing grievances in a town hall, "or...