2 months ago | Pop Music. Ever Heard of It?
Authenticity is a slippery concept in the world of pop music. While a relatable façade is a selling point in the pop star marketplace, the moments in which pop idols have gone rogue — a wild-eyed Britney shaving her head, Miley twerking and toples...
6 months ago | Yay for Humanity
Quddus Philippe is one of those incandescent people. He’s got a certain kind of inner light radiating from his eyes, his face and his mile-wide smile, which appears easily and often while he drinks tea on a Friday morning at La Brea Bakery. His is...
7 months ago | Culture Wars
If you hang out in certain circles, you may hear it discussed at parties, festivals, gallery openings or yoga classes: People are drinking ayahuasca in Joshua Tree, renting an Airbnb in Topanga for a weekend mushroom ceremony or even driving to Ba...
10 months ago | R&B
When Chris Gallant arrived in Los Angeles in his car in the fall of 2013, he was not a happy dude. He was, in fact, straight-up depressed, They say that New York chews you up and spits you out. Gallant had been spit across the country to L.A., a c...
11 months ago | Pop Music. Ever Heard of It?
It’s not a story new to music: Band records solid debut album, gains traction in their hometown scene, moves to Los Angeles to pursue international superstardom, gets blissed out on SoCal’s slow-roll pace and perpetual sun, adopts corresponding la...
1 year ago | Coachella
Hey! Everyone that just got back from Coachella! Did you have a great time? Did you hear a ton of excellent music? Did you hit up a bunch of hip pool parties, make out with that mega-babe you met in the beer garden, get your new Reformation outfit...