2 months ago | Indie Rock and Stuff
“If you want, we can draw you a diagram.” So offers Jenna Eyrich, co-founder of O.C.-raised, L.A.-based band Sweet Bump It. It’s not a bad offer — over the course of two years, the group ballooned from her and a high school friend to seven people,...
2 months ago | Latin Alternative
Shawn King and Raul Pacheco had met just once before they started working together on Los Dreamers. That meeting was backstage at a gig at the Fillmore, a 103-year-old auditorium in Denver. King is the drummer and sometimes-trumpeter of Denver gyp...
3 months ago | Last Night
De'Anza KGB Gallery Saturday, March 7, 2015 “Who here doesn’t speak Spanish?” asks De’Anza Paredes about halfway through her six-song set at the release party for her debut EP, Despertar. Scattered hands are tentatively raised — most hover around ...
3 months ago | Indie Rock and Stuff
The first sounds on Slutever’s latest EP are a propulsive smash of drums and three notes on a guitar that hit the listener like an elbow to the face. Rachel Gagliardi and Nicole Snyder have been regulars in the L.A. grunge-pop scene for roughly a ...
7 months ago | Latin Alternative
It’s impossible to describe Jungle Fire without employing a lot of adjectives. The band/project (they describe themselves as both) sports nearly a dozen members: four drummers, two trombonists, two guitarists, a bassist and two baritone sax player...
7 months ago | Hip-Hop
The scene used to be tight, Kev Nish remembers. Beats thumped through the concrete walls. Skinny girls in four-inch pumps poured out at three in the morning, stumbling and giggling off into the Koreatown night. The hum of the blue neon — spelling ...