To celebrate the release of Issue 06 of our quarterly print publication, we packed the already bustling WNDO space in Venice Beach with a ton of our friends, family, collaborators and LA-based creative minds to party with us.
Dana Stirling is a storyteller, and a damn good one at that. A visual narrator, Stirling unfolds past and present through anonymous people, objects and things, wrapping her own self expression in expressionless beauty and attacking her memories from an abstract vantage point.
Unbeknownst to most, Boise, ID has a music scene bursting at the seams—the Potato State can be pretty hardcore. So, we trekked to Idaho to put their music sphere to the test, and who better to vibe with than Modest Mouse, and at the beautiful Boise Botanical Garden, a breathtaking compliment to the Washington native’s matchless sound.
Fast-paced, ceaseless instrumentals in true sand-in-your-toes surf punk style is the name of the game for the Portland, Oregon trio known as Guantanamo Baywatch. But what happens when an established soundsation steps out of its cozy genre standards?
Kansas City is a special place, decorated with a particularly high crime rate, crumbling buildings, deciduous trees and outlandish inclement weather, leaving residents forever ever-so-slightly distressed.
Oh Lolipop Records! Amadeus finds itself constantly drawing from the eclectic Los Angeles label to provide the soundtrack for every mood we find ourselves in with their range of up and coming songsmiths. So it comes as no surprise that Lolipop has helped spawn our latest music obsession: Drinking Flowers’ new EP, Shadow Show.
Guillermo Polo's short film, On the Border, was conceived the way you would imagine any Western film would be: two guys - both cinephiles, writers and filmmakers - gushing over Cormac McCarthy and other dark films like No Country For Old Men and Deadman.