Why 90’s Kids Are So Nostalgic

Why 90’s Kids Are So Nostalgic

Fashion, television shows, films, and other forms of entertainment has seen a regurgitation of the era that is the 90s. The world has noticed that kids from the 90s are nostalgic and are now capitalizing on the throwbacks. However, 90s kids aren’t complaining. I was nine years old when my parents purchased and installed our [...]

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How Storytelling Will Save The World

How Storytelling Will Save The World

Their stories are important and necessary to hear in order to understand the multi-dimensional painting of human society. In order to grow, we must learn, and in order to learn, we need to hear about the “other” by sharing their stories.

Frequency Within Releases New Music Video At Packed Pomona Show

Frequency Within Releases New Music Video At Packed Pomona Show

Lights from a projector cast a grungy scene of four local Southern Californian musicians in, what appears to be, an abandoned structure in front of a packed bar in Pomona, California. The crowd erupts in cheers as the song, “Vindictive,” by the band, Frequency Within, begins to play, and the picture comes to life to [...]

Naked And Lush And The Pixies

Naked And Lush And The Pixies

Bright lights flashing and bouncing around a dark room. Crowds of people singing and swaying to the sounds of what The Guardian calls "an unorthodox marriage of surf music and punk rock." I found myself jamming out to a live performance of The Pixies at the first location on their 2017 North American tour at The [...]

Coffee Shop Blogging

Coffee Shop Blogging

She felt the sharp sting of the hot handcrafted espresso beverage as it hit the tip of her tongue. The steamed soymilk foam did nothing to stop the boiling heat that had seeped like lava from the small to-go cup. She was sitting in the Barnes & Noble Starbucks café surrounded by dozens of magazine [...]

L is for the Locals

A visitor drives in from over the Grapevine and into the thin layer of smog covering the lid of the Central Valley that has been collected from cites all over. The non-local knows only of what he has been told. For the strange new face, Bakersfield is this mystic town filled with locals riding horses [...]

Great Escape by Korbee

Great Escape by Korbee

The Los Angeles alternative/pop/rock band, Korbee, has blessed us with some of the most epic-sounding melodies on their new EP, Great Escape. The songs, reminiscent of an interesting mixture of Coldplay and Lady Antebellum, have already received some airplay on Madison's Rock Station 105.5 Triple M and the Darren Yates should on CBS Radio St. Louis. The band [...]

Endlessly Repeating by Torches

What an aptly titled song. I definitely kept this track going on, endlessly repeating after I first heard it. The Indie Rock duo, Azad Cheikosman and Eric Fabbro, of Torches bring their dark pop and tribal grooves to the LA scene with the release of "If The People Stare EP" in May of 2013 and [...]

Alexander by Rey Pila

Alexander by Rey Pila

So, last Monday I went to the Interpol concert at The Fox Theater Pomona on their El Pintor Tour. It was an amazing show and I'll forever cherish it. Their opening act from Mexico City, Rey Pila, also put on a great show. The band, who was is made up of Diego Solorzano, Rodrigo Blanco, Andres [...]

Keep On Shining by Curtis Harding

No, the video below isn't from the 70's, but the soulful melodies from Curtis Harding's song, "Keep On Shining" from his album, "Soul Power," sounds like it. I'm definitely diggin' the upbeat tunes from Harding, who actually spent time in a Georgia rap group Proseed, has worked as a backup singer for Cee Lo Green,  and currently plays in [...]