Starcrawler – “I Need to Know” feat. Mike Campbell

Mike Campbell Joins Starcrawler for Cover of “I Need to Know,” Recorded for Tom’s 70th Birthday Bash Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  The old guard of rock and roll is not dead. Starcrawler has established itself as a band with venomous teeth, ready to infect any and everyone at their rowdy live shows. Now they are ready to merge their legacy with one of the … Continue reading Starcrawler – “I Need to Know” feat. Mike Campbell

Bartees Strange Covers The National to Subvert the White Indie Scene on Say Goodbye to Pretty Boy EP

Photo Credit: Bao Ngo Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  The phrase ‘representation matters’ has gained popularity of late, a rallying cry that accompanies demands that Hollywood diversify casting. Though the symptoms are different, an issue of representation persists today in the music industry as well. The ratio of white executives to executives of color at the most powerful companies is troublingly high, but even setting … Continue reading Bartees Strange Covers The National to Subvert the White Indie Scene on Say Goodbye to Pretty Boy EP

Alexander Vincent reveals delicate cover of Bjork’s “Unravel” Originally appeared on the 405, view archived article here.  When I first got into Bjork, I was an underclassman in high school. My life felt neatly put together—I had a schedule and a routine, as well as a part-time job and a clear path to college. I couldn’t relate to the Icelandic singer’s well-loved single ‘Unravel’, but … Continue reading

Anticipation Grows for New Music From Joy Downer Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  Joy Downer—the moniker for local duo (and live three-piece) as well as the legal name of the band’s frontwoman—has been busy. If you follow them on Soundcloud, you may have noticed that new covers and demos appeared quietly on their page in the past week. It is only the tip of the … Continue reading

Celebrate Leonard Cohen With Honey Child and Friends This Saturday at the Echo

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  Leonard Cohen would have been 84 today. To celebrate his life, local artists have organized an afternoon of music and poetry at the Echo tomorrow night, September 22nd. Honey Child’s Claire McKeown curated the event, which will feature appearances from Entrance, Shannon Lay, Draemings, Joel Jerome, and more. Grab your tickets here.  Read more.  Honey Child | website | Facebook | … Continue reading Celebrate Leonard Cohen With Honey Child and Friends This Saturday at the Echo

Local Rock Queens Form Sisterhood of the Traveling Wilburys

Originally premiered on LA Weekly. Time to ruin more testosterone-centric childhoods with another all-female reboot, this time of The Traveling Wilburys. Aptly called Sisterhood of the Traveling Wilburys, five of L.A.’s strongest singer-songwriters came together for a cover of “Handle Me With Care,” which makes its debut today. Read more. Sisterhood of the Traveling Wilburys: Livingmore | website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | … Continue reading Local Rock Queens Form Sisterhood of the Traveling Wilburys

Emily Gold and Friends Find Themselves Drawn into the Funnel of Love Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  When special moments happen live at concerts, it can feel like magic. Last February, the Galentine’s Day show at the Hi Hat was the setting for a particularly magical collaboration between Emily Gold, Lauren Ruth Ward, and Sarsten Noice. The trio (along with Gold’s band) covered Wanda Jackson’s … Continue reading