January 24, 2013

Last night, Jessie Ware made her second Los Angeles appearance at the El Ray, and we’re positive it won’t be her last. Ware’s powerful pipes pair beautifully with her bluesy, sultry edge making her the perfect combination of fellow Brit divas, Adele and Joss Stone.

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And what is it about those British pop stars that are so adorably self deprecating?! In between songs, Ware delighted us with her hilarious LA starstruck moments- “I saw f-ing Ryan Gosling!” she squealed.

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Jessie Ware, we are positively smitten with you and can’t wait to bare witness to your wildest moments in the upcoming year!


LDR Obsession:

Tinariwen – Tenere Taqhim Tossam (Official Video)

What’s THE DEAL…

August 5, 2011

Just when you thought Hollywood had jumped off a cliff and killed itself completely something amazing comes along and reminds you that art is not dead. That yes, sometimes we have to re-create an old idea or concept to be reminded of this but if it’s done right, it’s timeless. And timeless it is, the latest installment from the super freak genius behind MEAN Magazine, Kashy Khaledi of now MEAN Supervideo, MTV Films and Drew Barrymore, Best Coast ‘Our Deal’ – Official Music Video (Miranda Cosgrove). I can’t wait…

Check it!!!

RIP Elliott Smith

October 21, 2010

Today marks the 7th anniversary of singer/songwriter Elliott Smith’s untimely death in 2003. Funny how time flies and how absolutely relevant, compelling and haunting his music still is today. We had to pay homage to one of the greatest rock legends of all time. His gypsy soul lives on…

Best Coast… Drinkin Water!

September 23, 2010

The West Coast is the Best Coast… Or the East Coast is the Best Coast. Either way, loving BEST COAST… All Summer… drinkin water!

Current music obsession – listening to the Aquarium Drunkard show on Sirius 158. They play everything from Neil Young, The Beach Boys, The Rock*A*Teens and The Beatle-Ettes to Woods (love this band), Beach Fossils and Richard Swift & Damien Jurado’s covers (Other People’s Song Vol 1). Bringing us old rock and some of the hottest new indie rock. We’re Crushin hard on the DJ.

Lucy In The Sky…

August 26, 2010

Beatles Fest this weekend! As seen on our new favorite source for all things westside – Cruiser Community! Cruiser features all kinds of yummy deals around the Venice/Santa Monica hood. Who knows maybe you’ll see some diamonds in the sky…

Twilight Dance Series! 2010
Date: Thursday August 19th
Where: Santa Monica Pier

We didn’t think it was possible to love them more than we already do. But it is. Arcade Fire pledge $1m to amazing Haiti charity – Kanpe. Meanwhile, we are salivating over the new album – Suburbs!

p.s. how rad is the art work?!

The Old Feelin’ ROCKS

June 21, 2010

We have fallen in love with That Old Feelin’…. An ecclectic mix of soulful classic rock. Lyrics that will give you the chills. Now available on iTunes!