“Who’s Behind The Lens?” – An Interview With Sophia Ragomo

With an expansive portfolio including iconic names such as Bishop Briggs, Grouplove, Temples, SWRMS, Foxygen, and many more, photographer Sophia Ragomo is completely taking over the music scene with her stunning and unique film-based photos. Personally, I've been a fan of her work for a while now and was ecstatic when she agreed to a feature on Pure Nowhere. Each photo perfectly captures the emotion and nostalgia of each show, and whether it be digital or Polaroid, she never ceases to amaze. In our interview she talks to us about why she got into photography, her top tips for photographers trying to break into the business, and her dream tour. It also includes a large collection of Sophia's all time favorite photos, so read on!

SLOPPY JANE @ GYM STANDARD – Raw, Honest, & Unapologetic.

Vulnerable is the the best way I can describe the stage persona of Sloppy Jane: the front woman spewing blue goo from her mouth and proceeding to strip naked in front of the crowd, the presentation of Sloppy Jane is raw, honest, and unapologetic. It's one of those things that makes you wonder what the hell you just walked into, but is extremely empowering all the same.

Life After Death From Above 1979

Death From Above, the 2000s era punk rock band formerly known as Death From Above 1979, have rekindled their career with the release of their new album, Outrage! Is Now. The Toronto born Canadian rock duo, consisting of bassist Jesse K. Keeler and drummer vocalist Sebastien Grainger, have been credited as being one of the key groups … Continue reading Life After Death From Above 1979

The Metal Maestro – An Interview With Juan Saurín

It’s getting dark, and his electric guitar pulsates through the walls of Concha Segura theater and onto the freezing November streets of Yecla, a town situated in the South-East of Spain. Juan Saurín, the name behind the strings, is a Yecla native, recognized and admired by his town. In the queue, his old High School … Continue reading The Metal Maestro – An Interview With Juan Saurín

CURRENT JOYS @ QUEEN BEES (W/ CELEBRITY CRUSH & LOS SHADOWS)

Back in September, our friend Zane threw an amazing concert at Queen Bees in North Park. The night showcased the talent of the groups: Los Shadows, Celebrity Crush, and Current Joys! We were fortunate enough to be invited to sell merch and cover the whole show. It was a time I will remember forever, filled with … Continue reading CURRENT JOYS @ QUEEN BEES (W/ CELEBRITY CRUSH & LOS SHADOWS)

Cheers to a Good Tour – Sleeping with Sirens Experience

Sleeping with Sirens just finished their Up Close and Personal tour, which was exactly how it sounds. They booked smaller and more intimate venues with minimal lights and close to no big productions. The tour was one month long with 22 dates across the US, kicking off in San Francisco with Chase Atlantic, Palaye Royal, … Continue reading Cheers to a Good Tour – Sleeping with Sirens Experience

“Main Girl” – Charlotte Cardin EP Review

Charlotte Cardin, the Canadian electric jazz pop singer released her new six song EP, "Main Girl." Cardin started her modeling career at age 15 by appearing in advertising campaigns such as Barilá and began her music career in 2013 by becoming a Top 4 finalist in the Canadian singing competition, La Voix. Cardin has been … Continue reading “Main Girl” – Charlotte Cardin EP Review

“Slackers” – An Early Photo Diary by Zerkalou

Last year, most of my friends and I were exiting our high school phase into the idyllic post-adolescence of adulthood, which of course, is strife with malaise, a perpetual confrontation with inadequacies as both artists and people, and ultimately, without proper guidance or assurance whatsoever. As we tried to come to terms with our new, … Continue reading “Slackers” – An Early Photo Diary by Zerkalou

“Hello To Old Stories” – A Photo Essay & Playlist

Rachel Tse, an 18 year old photographer from Hong Kong, is capturing her world as it unfolds in a series of dreamy and eyeopening photographs entitled, "Hello To Old Stories." We asked her to send us some of her favorite works that she's taken, and try to match each one with a song which she … Continue reading “Hello To Old Stories” – A Photo Essay & Playlist