Article written by Kyla Wyllie Photography by Annika Cimas Lobster Party is a well known, local indie band that has been rocking the venues of San Diego for years. Now, post breakup and reunion, we sat down with them to talk about future music, major influences, kissing on stage, and yet another departure? This is our first uncut & unedited interview, so sit back, read on, and enjoy. Advertisements
Article written by Kyla Wyllie One of the many talented groups to come out of Play-Yah Records, Dylan Earl & The Reasons Why add a smooth and country-esque tone to the diverse recordings that take place in Los Angeles’ very own Route 2 Studios. The band’s single, “Blessing in Disguise,” spills it’s western twang into the, previously unreleased, music video (directed by Christopher Macken and produced by Play Yah Records’ Zachary Mouton.)
Article written by Kyla Wyllie Music is an ever evolving idea that every person has the ability to change, the question is, will you? We had the privilege to sit down and talk with Billy Changer, a new aged musician with a vision for the future. Get ready world, as a wise man once said, “we’re going to Billy Change you.” Being exposed to some of the greats, such as The Rolling Stones and Hawkwind, at a very young age, Billy’s musical inspirations started early. “My dad has been a rocker all his life, I thank him for showing me good psychedelic music when I was young.” Billy opens up to us, saying that even though his dad wasn’t perfect in a sense, he did have a huge impact on his interest in music. “My parents did want me to play, they put me in guitar lessons at the community center, and that’s kind of how I got started.”
Yeah, I’ve seen SWMRS like eight times, and yeah, I knew them as Emily’s army. As SWMRS makes a grand entrance into the void of 21st century punk, phrases like these from die-hard fans -like me- aren’t hard to come by. Sure, their debut album, “Drive North,” is fucking great, but why do I have plans to see them for my tenth time in October? So… here are a couple reasons why SWMRS is a changing the game.