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If you lacked directions to Britt and Amanda Brown's house in the Highland Park hills, you probably could guess the address. Look for the tea green and p ... More >>
See also: Amanda Brown: Raw Foodist, Colossal In Kiev
M Dinner House was a Japanese jazz club nestled into a strip of bodegas and windowless brick facades atop the Hollywood Freeway. Once a week, the club hosted Grown, a lurid soiree soundtracked by the best chill-out, house and bass music in Los A ... More >>
ian CohenSee also:
*Zola Jesus Brings Her Unsettled and Prickly Vision to L.A.
*Amanda Brown of LA Vampires: Raw Foodist, Colossal In Kiev
Zola Jesus, LA Vampires, Xanopticon
October 31, 2011
Better than... Seeing MC 900 Ft. Jesus on Columbus Day.
Gotta admit, perhaps the greates ... More >>
Britt BrownAmanda BrownSee also: LA Vampires perform at Dem Passwords, 8/3/11
At Cafe Gratitude on Larchmont Boulevard, the menu items aren't labeled as soups or burgers or salads or whatever; instead, they're hippie affirmations, like "I Am Liberated" or "I Am Honoring." When the waitress d ... More >>
Nanette Gonzales Sebastian Demian with Lee "Scratch" Perry paintingSebastian Demian is the director of Dem Passwords, an oddly-named art gallery-cum-music venue that is difficult to find. It's located beneath a West Hollywood hydroponics store, but it's not accessible from the street, so you ... More >>
Ethan Higbee LA VampiresLA Vampires
Dem Passwords art gallery
Better than...Um, wine?
LA Vampires is the latest project from Amanda Brown, who was formerly in Pocahaunted with Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino. She performed last night with her husband Britt Brown and Nick Malkin, the t ... More >>
Sam BlochSTORY BY SAM BLOCH
Britt and Amanda Brown (above) of Eagle Rock's psychedelic record label Not Not Fun spun Dadawah and Indeep records they bought "for fifty cents" at Poo-Bah in Pasadena. "Nothing too crazy," said Amanda of her set Saturday during Permanent Records' opening. "It's ... More >>
Sinners enjoy themselves more when they sin, apparently. While it might seem self-evident that the religious don't enjoy breaking the rules, a pair of University of Kansas researchers got to the bottom of this situation recently.
Here's the deal: Not all sex is sin. But how many of us are ha ... More >>
Pocahaunted, Eagle Rock's self proclaimed "Olsen twins of blissed-out drone," played one last local warm up gig last night at the Echo Curio before heading to Texas and SXSW. The Curio storefront was packed with a young, chill crowd who danced to the beat of ace weirdo drummer Ged Gengras and swayed ... More >>
In the strange wake of music's digital rebirth, vinyl has experienced a modest boom in popularity, seen by many as a replacement for the awkward middleman that is the compact disc. INCHES reviews the output of L.A.'s healthy vinyl community (artists and labels, indie or other), believing that good m ... More >>
In the unpredictable wake of music's digital rebirth, vinyl has experienced a modest boom in popularity, seen by many (with delicious irony) as a replacement for the awkward middleman that is the compact disc. INCHES seeks not only to review the output of L.A.'s healthy vinyl community (one populate ... More >>
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