Sam BlochRamona Gonzalez of Nite JewelNite Jewel
Hard Rock Café Hollywood
Better Than: A school night concert at Fresno's Tokyo Garden.
I wasn't at the first installment of LA Weekly's RE:Play LA series, but unfortunately this week's edition, with Ramona Gonzalez of adult contempor ... More >>
Justin LoyNite JewelRamona Gonzalez, aka Nite Jewel, was the first artist we considered here at LA Weekly when putting together our Re:Play L.A. series, which consists of four local indie artists covering their favorite classic albums, for free, at the Hard Rock Cafe on Hollywood Boulevard.
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Charles MallisonNite Jewel When we dream of gods speaking, they all sound like Werner Herzog. Revelations granted by viewing Cave of Forgotten Dreams and the following Q&A on Saturday night at the Natural History Museum only made this man seem more like an immortal: Herzog has shot on every c ... More >>
Daiana FeuerTeen Inc. takes up space Study the line between letting loose and letting go. Letting loose is something accomplished with the body. Letting go might be a cerebral thing done at a Nite Jewel and Teen Inc. show.
These two bands participate in a nebulous music cluster residing in ... More >>
Nite JewelRamona Gonzalez may be growing up, but the music she is making as Nite Jewel isn't growing out.
On her new EP, Am I Real?, made in collaboration with Cole Greif-Neill, follows up last year's debut album Good Evening with more spare, spacey explorations of electro-funk and disco-pop ... More >>
Justin LoyNite JewelThere seems to be a lot on Ramona Gonzalez's mind these days, at least judging from the title track to Nite Jewel's new EP, Am I Real?
"How did it get so wrong with me?" she asks at the outset, moving on through a spandex-worthy web of bass, beats and synth to wonder "Wha ... More >>