Feeling all the feels? Holiday season got you feeling some type of way? I know I broke down after seeing Gilmore Girls, A Year in the Life (which is why it starts and ends with Sam Phillips). But the year is coming to a rapid close, and I, along with this playlist, encourage you to feel all your feelings and get ready to let go and make room for a grand new year, because 2016 was rough af. (Title & inspiration credit: Tuesday Bassen) Continue reading
This past weekend I headed down the dusty trail en route to the Institute of Mentalphysics in Joshua Tree for Desert Daze—a long weekend filled with great music, amazing humans, lots of drinks and dust.
Driving down 29 Palms itself could be considered a spiritual experience. As the heatgrew hotter and scenery grew browner, it was clear that we were not in L.A. anymore. We sent good vibes to the campsite, setting the intention for a prime camping spot and speedy entry. Yeah, it worked.
On Saturday, July 23, I opted to beat the L.A. heat by attending this indoor show hosted by Dirty Laundry TV and Penniback Records at the Echo and Echoplex.
Since I had only heard of 3 of the bands in this 18-piece lineup, I was excited to discover some new great local bands. I figured most of the bands would be in the punk rock style, but man this show was punk af!