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 [...]

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A Weekend Of Modernism

A Weekend Of Modernism

I have always been familiar with mid-century architecture and design. As a former architecture student, I was made aware of Palm Springs, CA’s significance to the modernism movement and its impact on design, architecture, art, fashion, and culture. However, even with my interest in architecture and design, I had never attended Palm Springs’ Modernism Week [...]

The Hills of Mecca

The road in front of our vehicle had grown coarse as the pavement turned into dirt and gravel. The car shook from the thousands of small bumps that were rolled over with my friend’s tires, and my attention had left the map navigation on my cellphone for the towering mountains that emerged into view. I [...]

Low Light by War Drum

Low Light by War Drum

"From the sun-dripped hills of the Southern California deserts comes War Drum, a self described psychedelic rock group. Heavy instrumentation, surf meets desert, and colorful melodies ties the bands sound together, fusing the old desert rock with new spirits. Following their freshman album, At Old Trails, the band has released a second full length, titled [...]