Grizzly Bear at the Wiltern

This past Wednesday, December 13,  I had the pleasure of catching a sold-out Grizzly Bear show at the Wiltern theater in Koreatown. By the time I arrived around 7:30, the GA bottom floor of the theater was filling up at the pit, so I spotted an opportunity to secure a prime viewing spot on the third riser level, which I quickly grabbed before the opening act started.

Opening act Serpent With Feet was a bit of a wild card. The solo electro-poetry act engaged the audience with word play, reality checks and kindness. “Leave softer than we came,” was his challenge to the audience, along with his love for “adult playtime.”  Continue reading

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May Monthly Musings

This month was full of great releases and good vibes for the most part. And while I attended probably the least amount of shows I ever have in a month, there’s hope on the horizon for a music-filled month.

So, let’s start with some hot new singles that were recently released – from indie legends Grizzly Bear to local wonder Miya Folick, there is much to be thankful for as an indie enthusiast. Continue reading

Mixed Emotions Club

 

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