Showing posts from February, 2018

Alice Merton

With just one song released stateside, that did not deter the crowd at the nearly packed room at Alice Merton's first LA show. Spurred by the popularity of 'No Roots', the show was filled with a surprisingly upbeat vibe. Having grown up in Canada and Germany, Alice channels the sensibility of her travels of her music. The set was filled with uptempo songs, but also included a few slower tracks as well. Alice kept the crowd's attention with each track. Now, based in Berlin, her band consists of people she met while in music school.
In between shows, she is currently working on her long awaited debut album.

K. Flay

Kicking off the first night of her headlining tour, K. Flay did so in energetic fashion. Playing tracks from her latest - Every Where Is Somewhere as well as from her previous full length, Life as a Dog, she had the crowd hanging on to every word.
K. Flay has slowly, yet steadily built up from her previous releases; in the midst changing labels as well as switching up her home base from opposite coasts (NY - LA).
Through the process, her sound has also evolved, into a mix of an alternative/indie/rock conglomerate.
This was evident tonight, as she maneuvered through the songs, and also including a couple songs she was featured on. It wouldn't be complete without throwing it back to one of her earliest tracks - No Duh, which she did minus the band, which includes - Josh Lippi on guitar, Will Baldocchi on drums, and JT Daly on guitar, xylophone and keys, who also produced half of Every Where Is Somewhere.
The album played out live is a visual experience and having seen her …