Ramonda Hammer & Friends Bring The Noise To The Echo

IThe Echo | Los Angeles, CA | April 30, 2018 | Photos: ZB Images | And that’s a marvelous wrap on the month-long stand that Los Angeles purveyors of muscular grunge pop, Ramonda Hammer, made at the Echo during their Monday night residency and we’re a little sad to see them go. The combination of Devin Davis’ (vox/guitar) raw wail with […]

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 […]

Starcrawler (The Lodge Room)

The Lodge Room | Los Angeles, CA | March 31, 2018 | Words & Photos: ZB Images | With a sound that is part guitar glam and part punk with a layer of heavy, crunchy fuzz throughout, Los Angeles locals Starcrawler have been getting their fair share of attention lately and are on quite a roll coming off of a Grulke Prize win […]

K. Flay (Irving Plaza)

  Irving Plaza | New York, NY | March 19, 2018 | Words & Photos: Cortney Armitage | K.Flay tore it up at her sold-out show at Irving Plaza, no easy feat on a Monday night in the heart of New York City. We’ve been following Ms. Kristine Flaherty’s musical journey for years now, so when the lights went low […]

Talib Kweli (Regent Theatre)

The Regent Theatre | Los Angeles, CA | March 7, 2018 | Words & Photos: Chris Camargo | Talib Kweli came through the Regent Theatre in Downtown LA on his Radio Silence Tour. Radio Silence also being the title of his 16th album, which – as with all of Talib’s music – displays the gap that exists between him and all other […]

ZZ Ward (Fonda Theatre)

The Fonda Theatre | Los Angeles, CA | March 12, 2018 | Photos: ZB Images | Los Angeles is as fine a city as any to end a 6-week tour, and so it was for saucy, soulful and clearly having a good time ZZ Ward at the Fonda Theatre. Clearly because with choice songs from her debut, Til the Casket Drops […]

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 […]