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The Return of L.A. Punk Band… X

Punk rock converged at the same time that Southern California's archetype suburbia was collapsing.Young families were getting divorced and their kids would join neighborhood gangs. Doing drugs  was the de rigueur of the times. And there were all these  kids who were into skateboarding, surfing and ...
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Starbenders.. Shiny and Oh So Bright

You’re going to need to pinch yourself on this one… How could a “electro” glam band from Atlanta appear at home here in Los Angeles??… The media doesn’t lie… Southern California, where the exotic and the vernacular peacefully coexist, where skyscrapers and hot-dog-shaped restaurants si ...
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HAXAN.. Skeletons

Music fans have been using the term ‘female-fronted metal' to categorize bands with female vocalists for decades, bundling them all together in one untidy (totally sexist) "genre" which segregates them from their male peers and labels them as an exception to the rule. Thankfully, the death bell ma ...
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Kat Meoz… “KVRZ”

I love when artists cover other artists’ songs! It must stand up against the original. Yes, its “stands up”.. to the original…. And hopefully takes the song and revitalizes them; just maybe better than the original. Local L.A. singer/songwriter, Kat Meoz has an amazing vocal ...
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Beasto Blanco… Right On!

Hell Yeah.. Let the truth be told… rock band, Beasto Blanco do not fuck around!  Right on! They provide enough sonic texture that single handedly they can break through the ozone layer!… Yep, joyous pulse-pumping rock and roll with blaring guitars overlapped with rambunctious l ...
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Thundermother..Children On The Rampage

Rock music fans have been using the term ‘female-fronted metal' to categorize women bands for decades. Bundling them together in one untidy (totally sexist) "genre" which segregates them from their male peers and labels them as an exception to the rule. Thankfully, the death bell may finally be to ...
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Kate Clover–Channel Zero

Kate Clover is so freaking cool! Nothing seems rushed about her or her music. It just lingers along and stays in your head all day… A good thing. Clover shares her love of punk rock without becoming bogged down with details and being too stereotypical. Remember, punk is always dar ...
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Samantha Fish… She’s Got It Bad

Often underrated and unappreciated… several principle female innovators of blues music are equipped with a staggering amount of raw talent, undeniable moxie and impressionable guitar skills. Whether referencing these female pioneers who excelled despite time periods that were oozing with racism. P ...
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Miss June…I Want To Be Your Best Girl

One of the most important and overlooked offshoots of the 90’s grunge movement was a separate genre that called itself “Riot Grrrl”. Yeah, The Breeders, Courntney Love, Shirley Manson and Liz Phair.. et. al.. Music is its loudest megaphone, Riot Grrrl was more ...
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Diana Rein.. “Queen Of My Castle”

Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Diana Rein digs deep with her latest offering, “Queen Of My Castle” released by Gulf Coast Records. Yes, this collection of kick-ass tracks hearkens back to Reins  blues influences, like Howlin’ Wolf, Robert Johns ...
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