Benny Blanco most certainly picks his friends wisely. Continue reading Friends Keep Secrets @ The El Rey 2/16/16
The sisters of House Von Grey possess the malevolent majesty of witches, and last night they made the Mint bar into their personal coven. Continue reading Von Grey @ The Mint 1/28
It seems that sex may be in need of a woman’s touch.
Continue reading Not Safe w/Nikki Glaser @ Nerdmelt 1/15
2015 marked my first year as a college graduate, and if it taught me anything, it’s that the modern era is entirely unpredictable.
I’ve spoken before how I enjoy the Roxy’s small space. A little less room often allow for better interaction between artist and audience. It was here, not at the zoo, where I got to see a jungle cat up close. Continue reading LION BABE @ The Roxy 11/17
Upon walking into the Regent Theater, one can feel they are in for a good show. The general admission area slopes downward towards the main stage, granting excellent viewpoints for the whole crowd. Just large enough with minimally decorated walls, the Regent places full attention on the stage to ensure it is the main attraction. Continue reading Tinashe @ The Regent 11/11/15
Everyone loves a two-in-one situation: dual shampoo/conditioners, laptop/tablet hybrids, combination Taco Bell/Pizza Huts, the two-in-one presents an array of complimentary option for what normally constitutes a standard fare. Continue reading The Misfit Toys Tour @ The Belasco 11/7
Live music revolves around how an artist and audience connect. Failure to establish that connection (looking at you, Diplo) moots the point of going to a concert. The audience for the most part already feels a connection to an artist’s music, else they wouldn’t attend, so banter and synergy are needed to build upon their connection to the artist themselves. Continue reading Wolf Alice @ The Fonda 10/13
So Mercury was just in retrograde.
I spent Friday night at the historic Troubadour of West Hollywood, a tiny venue with a titanic reputation. Knowing the background of the Troubadour lends it a sense of importance, as if the show you’re seeing is one for the ages. Arthur Ashin, aka Autre Ne Veut, ensured his performance lived up to the hype. Continue reading Autre Ne Veut @ The Troubadour 10/09/15