Music Buzz: Venn

an interview and feature on post-punk / shoegaze band Venn — One of the major changes that I’ve seen in my lifetime is the consumption of media. The way we absorb and discover music and films is more of a needle in a haystack type of way. Every now and again I discover a band…

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Mixtape: Off-Track May 2016

ph. Butterfly by Nadz Banaag  Yes, I know I snuck in again just under the wire for the month of May. This episode is a little bit different, offering some well known music and some local independent bands that I’ve just discovered recently. I’ve added links to their sites and bandcamp so you can check…

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Mixtape: Off-Track February 2016

ph: Juan Achiaga from his Lucia editorial Yes, it’s here! A new mixtape for the end of February. It’s late but I’ve just made it under the wire! The next edition is coming up in two weeks. Tracklist: Letters to Cleo- Here and Now Dead Kennedys- Kill the Poor The Appleseed Cast- Dreamland Further Seems…

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Crescendo’s Unless | Track by Track

During this new year I’ve decided to rekindle my love for music. Long story short there will be a lot more music features here on the site which leads me to an album review of the Los Angeles dream-pop band Crescendo‘s second release, Unless. You may remember that I interviewed and shot them for a feature…

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Fashion Grunge Mixtape #17: Rainy Day Season

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Fashion Grunge Friday Mixtape #11: SummerDreams

This week our production assistant Jacob curated the mixtape: “All good things come to an end. We are Approaching Fall and summer is over. the year starts off with alot of joy and end with self reflection. Summer, fall, then winter. Then a new beginning. This playlist reflects a transition through the seasons and emotions.”…

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Fashion Grunge Friday Mixtape #9: The Untold Stories

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Fashion Grunge Friday Mixtape #8: Lost in Nowhere-land

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Sad Day…Rilo Kiley R.I.P.

It’s always heartbreaking to find out that a band you love has broken up. This morning I found out the news that Rilo Kiley has officially called it quits. There are bands that define you and bands that change you. For me Nirvana shaped my adolescent life but Rilo Kiley has defined my twenties. I…

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