Video: Time in a Bottle – Little Red Lung (Jim Croce cover)

Little Red Lung

Over the weekend Little Red Lung teased a new video and today my Christmas finally arrived for me! The song performed is a cover of Jim Croce’s Time in a Bottle, which was filmed in L.A.’s Blaster Master Productions studios.

When Zoe of Little Red Lung sings – I listen! Her voice is delicate yet strong, she makes you feel so many emotions.

Her voice is EVERYTHING! 

I simply cannot wait for the new album.

For more Little Red Lung:

Website: http://www.littleredlung.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/littleredlung
Twitter/Instagram: @LittleRedLung

Review: Queen Caveat – Manufactured Happiness EP

Lauren Little, Ben Epand, Will Weissman and Jesse Magnuson = Queen Caveat


Queen Caveat, one of LA’s favorite indie rock band, recently released their new EP, Manufactured Happiness and I have been in musical heaven ever since.

When I first listened to Manufactured Happiness the song that hit me the hardest was Brave Boy. Lauren Little’s voice is absolutely perfect and the emotional range she exudes both pain and strength and when she sings…”I’m not afraid of being called crazy anymore…” I swear I lose my mind…..but in a good way. 

 

But after listening to this EP several times, I simply cannot choose my favorite song because each song is genuinely great. Almost as if this was a small glimpse into Queen Caveat’s soul as a band. From the moment the first track, Marion which jump starts a heart thumping ride from beginning to end.

Manufactured Happiness leaves me with the same feeling I have when I see Queen Caveat live – excited, exhilarated & fucking happy. If you’re headed to South by Southwest this year make sure to schedule some time to see Queen Caveat!

GET MANUFACTURED HAPPINESS NOW ON ITUNES!!! 

Track Listing:
1) Marion
2) Breathe
3) Mr. California (Album Remix)
4) Spine
5) Brave Boy
6) Everyone We Know

Follow Queen Caveat:

Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/QueenCaveat

Twitter: https://twitter.com/queencaveat

Song of the Day: The Filthy Souls – Cold Hearts

Artist: The Filthy Souls  (Members: Dave Green – Guitar / Vocals, Danny Wagstaff – Guitar, Mike Meza II – Bass, Topher Gale – Drums)

Song: Cold Hearts

In honor of The Filthy Souls kicking off their month long residency at the Hemingway Lounge, I chose one of my favorite songs from their latest EP.  Something about this song gets to me….there’s this raw rock sound combined with Dave Green’s voice creates something amazing that gets under your skin. I’m not ashamed to admit that Filthy have captured my musical heart and I don’t ever want to cleansed!

Come out to The Hemingway Lounge to see this amazing band live along  with Nightmare & The Cat and other special guests. Now this is how you kick off a residency!

The Filthy Souls November Residency!

Video: Tic Tic Boom! – How It Ends

Today, Tic Tic Boom! released a new video for their song ‘How It Ends’, directed by lead singer Leilani Francisco. If you follow the band on Instagram, Twitter and/or Facebook the last few weeks, you would have seen them leaving hints about the video shoot.

And my patience has been rewarded……

Its a great video and I simply was not prepared for the Romeo + Juliet twist I have to admit I was a blubbering fool by the end of this video. This video makes me EXCITED for the things to come with this band!

Enjoy!

Save the day for Tic Tic Boom’s EP release, ‘It’s The Heart That’s a Fool’ on October 8th!!

Video: Dead Sara – Weatherman

This morning I decided to check out the Twitter recommends column on my feed and saw the name Dead Sara randomly and kinda glad I did. Well apparently I’m late to the part because it seems many have been following this LA band for some time and they even toured with Muse (not bad at all!). I would like to see this band live, I know it would be an intense experience.
It seems they’re currently working on a new album….will definately check it out when it’s released.

Review: Sage + The Saints – I Will Lie EP

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I Will Lie now available on iTunes!

Sage and the Saint’s new EP ‘I Will Lie’, is a well written homage to country music.

When I first listened to the EP the song ‘Love and Pain’ made me burst out in tears. Not the watery or welled up eyes but big fat tears that cause me to ugly cry right in the middle of my cubicle. Between the piano intro and Sage’s voice which is filled with so much emotion you have no choice to feel….something.

Lyrically it’s completely relatable and when I should have been paying attention to the EP, I began to think about my personal life. I love songs that make me think and drive me to make changes. If this was Sage’s goal then mission accomplished.

Her song writing has grown so much since her last EP ‘Learning to Walk’ (FYI Ashtray is still my favorite song!). When I first heard the song ‘Take me to the South’ I felt it was nice bar song and didn’t think too much about it. But it’s the song that I find myself humming the most. It’s the type of song that’ll pop in your head on a regular basis but not in that irritating way. It’s like finding a twenty dollar bill in your wallet – just makes you happy.

“Take me to the south where the things move slow, we can talk about life, the city been mean and I’m tired of these street….”

Now I know why she left LA for the Nashville!

To say I enjoyed this EP would be an understatement.

Check out her music—-> Sage

Video: Wires in the Walls “In the Rain”

Leap, Timber, Leap

Leap, Timber, Leap

Wires In the Walls released their new video ‘In the Rain’. The cool part is the guys filmed, edited and added special effects all on their own. The pooled their talents together and created this cool video. 

Enjoy.

The Filthy Souls destroying the competition……

On Tuesday evening I finally had a chance to see The Filthy Souls at the KROQ: Locals Only show at The Roxy. I was delighted to find they were even better than they expected. I usually find new music at live shows, so I’m leery of finding music when I find someone online. I wonder will they be good live? Can they keep me engaged? Or are they assholes who’d make me leave in the middle of the set. The Filthy Souls were AMAZING! And yes they’re on my list of bands I need to see again, and again!

Sadly there was no merchandise but they did say an EP was in the works and yes I will have a copy as soon as its released. Until then lets help Filthy keep their #1 reign on the KROQ: Locals Only Show…..so go VOTE!! 😉 Until then enjoy the video (sorry its a little shaky :/)

Check them out:

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Website: www.thefilthysouls.com

NoHoPalooza with LA Best Indie Bands!

Have you ever dreamt about your perfect lineup? You could visualize the perfect group of bands (or solo singers), and sometimes you could even see the perfect venue. And it was perfect mix which equals an evening of musical bliss with friends and beer.

Well party people my perfect show is about to happen…..that’s right Wires In the Walls, Tic Tic Boom!, Little Red Lung and Owls will be on the same stage at The Other Door Bar in North Hollywood, on August 3rd.  NoHopalloza

It’s like the musical gods read my twitter message and made this HAPPEN!! Hey a girl can dream! But not only will the above mention will be there they will also share the stage with Okapi Sun (saw them a few months ago at the Wires residency and they were GOOD!), Lost on Purpose and Bambi & Felix. The doors open at 3pm which will mean a nice afternoon of music!

Take a moment to check out the links below!! And if you want more information please head to The Other Door Bar website!

From the facebook page:

3:00 Bambi & Felix

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UyzGFe7gOE

4:00 Lost On Purpose

http://lostonpurpose.bandcamp.com/track/darkest-before-the-light

5:00 Okapi Sun

http://okapisun.bandcamp.com/track/johnny-kiss

6:00 Owls

http://soundcloud.com/owlsla/hairpins_radio_edit_10_5-mp3

7:00 Tic Tic Boom

http://soundcloud.com/ticticboommusic/the-sun-will-set

8:00 Wires in the Walls

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yOOe5yDyh4A

9:00 Little Red Lung

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kx-xE8GOoxk

$5 Cover (goes directly to bands)

21+ (ID Required)

Look for the BAR sign and GIANT DOOR

On BURBANK east of CAHUENGA

Parking lot and plenty of street parking

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UPDATE:

The lineup has changed a little….. Young Creatures will take over the 3:00 pm time slot, replacing Bambi & Felix. If you haven’t already check out Young Creatures.

Tic Tic Boom! – For Feeling

I’ve been so out of it lately that nearly missed the new Tic Tic Boom! video for ‘For Feeling’. I like the trying to escape a nightmare aspect. And I really like this song, I would always listen and irritate my co-workers cause it was so catchy. Plus when you want to take a quick walk around Downtown LA during your lunch hour – this is a great tune to have on your iPod.

Enjoy!