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They Love LANY: trio plays the Fonda [PHOTOS]

They Love LANY: trio plays the Fonda [PHOTOS]

Fans flocked to Downtown LA for performances from Transviolet and LANY. LANY, an LA-based trio, didn’t let down their excited followers at the Fonda Theater on Friday. The Saturday show was also the first of two sold-out nights at the LA venue.
Bad Suns, COIN, and Kid Bloom jam at the Teragram

Bad Suns, COIN, and Kid Bloom jam at the Teragram

The indie rock band, Bad Suns, came home to the Teragram Ballroom. Hailing from Los Angeles, the gig marked the return home and an end to the band’s “Disappear Here” tour, supported by Kid Bloom and COIN.  
Calum Scott kicks off North American tour

Calum Scott kicks off North American tour

  A chilly November night in LA greeted the hundreds of attendees to Calum Scott’s Troubadour show. At first, the crowd was sparse, but as the night went on, the venue was packed.
Punching People is Fun: Explaining the Mosh Pit

Punching People is Fun: Explaining the Mosh Pit

Not a drunken bar fight nor kickboxing, but somewhere between the two there lies the Holy Grail of fighting: the mosh pit. For those who don’t know, mosh pits can be found at most rock concerts and are circles wherein the people moshing are punching and shoving each other around.
Not Your Usual Manic Pixie Dream Girls: An Interview with Bandshes

Not Your Usual Manic Pixie Dream Girls: An Interview with Bandshes

  Female artists and female-led bands have always been a kryptonite for my musical taste, from the classic Tegan and Sarah to the soulful Mary Lambert and the goddess herself, Beyonce.
When Life gives you Beyoncé, enjoy Lemonade

When Life gives you Beyoncé, enjoy Lemonade

  Lemonade by Beyoncé is as visually stunning as it is vulnerable. For this, I thank her courage, vision, and incredible work ethic. Beyoncé shows us that there is power and beauty in being vulnerable, that there is power and beauty in being black.
On Being a Young Punk

On Being a Young Punk

  I don’t like the English post punk band Joy Division. As a punk (and rock and roll) fan, this is a blasphemous statement, not necessarily because everyone likes Joy Division (though sometimes it does feel that way) but because of all that they did for the rock scene.
Middle School Obsessions

Middle School Obsessions

Illustration by Flynn Bryan.    Middle school is a strange time; the confusing purgatory between elementary and high school— where one enters as a doe-eyed child, endures a few years of feeling through a whole new world of social structures and conventions in this bizarre limbo, and stumbles out on the other side a capital-t...