Lolipop Records remains a prominent influence among the LA music scene, maintaining a truly original and eccentric persona while continuing to promote the beauty and originality of musical collaboration through a true “labor of love.”
Between her homeland of Canada and the warmth that is California, Tallulah Fontaine creates on a reflective level, steadying nature, reality and the precarious. In delicate liquid-spread watercolors and dark, bold linage, life's tangles collapse, clearing room for the appreciation of existence.
Julian Porte of Levitation Room talks about the evolution of the Los Angeles music scene and the ever-supportive backing of two of Los Angeles' most hardworking indie labels, Burger Records and Lolipop Records.
The confined chaos within Carter Quick's images and short videos hits you instantly, as though the vibrant disorder within each shot is actively trying to push its way through the edges of the photograph.
We spent a late August afternoon with Dirty Dishes in Los Angeles; hanging at Ms. Donut – the official site of all Dirty Dishes band meetings – eating grilled cheese sandwiches at Brite Spot Diner, walking around Echo Park Lake, and an enjoying an impromptu jam session on the floor of Jenny Tuite’s quaint abode.
Before hitting the road for a west coast string of dates Cobalt Cranes' Kate Betuel and Tim Foley took the time to talk with Amadeus about the musical movement brewing in Los Angeles, writing the new album in a motel in Kansas, and blasting Black Sabbath while driving through blizzards in Colorado.
There's nothing more intriguing to us than getting an invitation into the inspired spaces and studios of the artists that continue to impress us with their creative ingenuity and inspire our readers and future endeavors. For this In the Studio special, we hang with Los Angeles based artist, Tatiana Velázquez AKA TeeVee Art, before the highly motivated painter took off for Europe to spread her art through Amsterdam and Spain.
It’s been said that in slumber our brains solve the puzzles that plague our waking lives. For artist Tatiana Velázquez - or TeeVee Art, as she commonly creates by - that breadth of perplexity is immense.