Remembering Emery Becker

“My name is Emery Becker and I love Photography. ​A little over a year and a half ago I picked up a camera and life was never the same.  I started shooting everything, from walks around the neighborhood, concerts and international travel, documenting tours I have been on and taking portraits of people I meet along the way.” With a […]

Draemings, Nightmare Air & Metal Mother (Bootleg Theater)

Bootleg Theater | Los Angeles, CA | April 6, 2018 | Photos: ZB Images |   In a city where the odd is ordinary, you might think that local Los Angeles music lovers would get used to the fantastical glam spectacle that DRÆMINGS offer up every single time they perform. But no. Every single time that the self-proclaimed purveyors of […]

Lauren Ruth Ward Makes Herself At Home

Something beautiful can happen when you plant yourself in fertile ground and tap into – as well as become – a natural resource in your environment. The best of that beautiful, on an artistic front, manifests itself when you allow yourself to learn, grow and thrive and others to do the same. At her recent sold-out show at the Troubadour […]

Dreamers & The Wrecks (Belasco Theatre)

The Belasco Theater | Los Angeles, CA | March 10, 2018 | Photos: Emery Becker | On the road with New Politics, Los Angeles-by-way-of-New York City trio Dreamers (Nick Wold, Marc Nelson and Jacob Wick) made a hometown stop at the Belasco Theatre in downtown LA and – once again – proved two things to fans and unfamiliars alike: that they’re a […]

Vista Kicks (The Troubadour)

The Troubadour | Los Angeles, CA | February 14, 2018 | Photos: Emery Becker | Does it get any any more romantic than Derek Thomas (vox), Sam Plecker (guitar/vox), Trevor Sutton (bass), and Nolan Le Vine (drums) all decked out in their suavest red and black finery and luscious locks spreading their funkified, pop/glam-laced rock n roll love to the sold-out […]

GIRLSCHOOL (Bootleg Theater)

Bootleg Theater | Los Angeles, CA | February 2-4, 2018 | Words & Photos: Emery Becker | From Friday, February 2nd to Sunday, February 4th, Girlschool LA was in full swing at Bootleg Theater: that fantastic, community-oriented event bringing together female and female-identifying artists from all walks of life and putting them in the spotlight. The Bootleg Theater was bustling with […]

A High Voltage Year In Photos: 2017

Selecting 11 shows to spotlight (in no ranking order) is always a challenge, but it has to be done. Why? Because…well, I don’t have a real answer for that other than it’s a thing that we do. So here are a few of the top shots from some of the great live shows and artists that graced us this year. […]