Adventures in North Park (playlist + video)

Well this is a new idea, our very first vlog/video that is’t from a concert! The other day Ash and I (Kyla) went down to the market in North Park, spread some love by giving strangers sunflowers, watched the sun set from the roof of a parking garage, and just explored around with some friends (Ella, Julian, and Carlos/Curtis) . Here’s a lil’ something I stitched together from the adventure, with a playlist of music that fit the mood.

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The Chain Reaction of Love

Every time I turn on the news and check any mainstream media source, there is a new shooting or bombing that has occurred out of hatred. The news anchor will casually say, “17 people lost their lives in terrorist attack, death toll still rising.” Their expressions are non-existent. We are so used to seeing this and only thinking about it for merely a few seconds. We don’t think about the lives that these innocent people were living. The sons, daughters, siblings, mothers and fathers that these people were. We have become so acclimated to this hateful epidemic that occurs almost every day, that we don’t seem to think of it or do anything about it.

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Like Lightning and Sipping Soda – An Interview with Lightning Cola

For the wild-wave-washed-dreamers of Lightning Cola, it’s all about passion; each song a moment, feelings that describe them as a whole.

A genuine, quiet group, the band’s fast songs and loud lyrics make up for the shy exterior. Members Jordan Graham, Nathan Blake, and iconic brothers Niko and Xander Sitaras all coexist with individuality that immediately sets them apart. Continue reading

“Be My Show” – Release Of Maadwest’s Duet Video

Capturing the perfect scenery for a music video is hard to do, but that is exactly what Maadwest from L.A. did with their brand new video for their song “Be My Show”. This duet sang by Tipper Newton and frontman Matty McNamara, is the second song off their LP “I Can’t Believe We’re All Idiots”, filmed in the always beautiful Yosemite National Park. The video is filmed by Mikai Karl, who travels and captures beauty in any setting, with a relaxing track.

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“Like A Puzzle Piece” – An Interview With The Members Of Waldo

In terms of local music, there are so many different genre’s out there, it’s as diverse as the world we live in today. I’ve never thought about it in this light, but music is like cooking, some of the most unlikely combinations end up being the new best thing. San Diego band, Waldo, is breaking boundaries and claiming a place in the music scene with their unique and unreplicable sound, which they claim as “spaghetti skhlaw,” and live music mojo.

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