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Here’s another banger from our psych rock resident band, Dream Phases! We’ve heard that a ton of you are super digging on these gents and we love it! So without further ado, get groovin’ to their transcendental tune “Cleaning Up”! Thanks to DP, Block of Joy, Jordan Robins, Mike Post, Electro Voice, and MVP!
On this episode of BSing with Badasses we chat with VOWWS about organic creation of music, being compared to artists they never listened to growing up, the music scene in Australia, Gary Numan and more! Listen (and subscribe!) here!
You know the drill, new month, new band. This is a band fresh off the release of their debut EP, and you definitely need to get on this train early kids as its a rollin’ fast. Press play on “Crossfire” to meet your new favorite band, psych rockers, Dream Phases! Thanks to DP, Block of […]
The Molochs: Seeing the Light of Day By Chris Camargo “Tumultuous.” said Lucas with the tape recorder rolling on the patio of Xioa on Sunset Blvd across from The Echo. Its post sound check, but pre doors of The Molochs last show of their residency and I sit with Lucas Fitzsimons at a small […]
Our time with Will and the Won’ts has come to an end, but we still have this killer interview as the dessert to the rock n roll feast they served up this month! Peep the interview below, in which we figure out why Donald Trump is such a dick, and we also discuss how they’ve influenced each […]
On this episode of BSing with Badasses, we bullshit with garage rock badasses SLUGS about when/why they started playing music, their upcoming full length album, barn parties, social media and more! Listen (and subscribe!) here!
Ugh, we’ve already arrived at our last track with Will and the Won’ts, bummer. But, hey, its another banger, so flash fry your mind with “I Just Wanna Be Friends”! Be on the lookout for our interview with the gents next week! Thanks to WATW, Block of Joy, Riot at the Zoo, Mike Post […]
This week Will and the Won’ts serve us a heaping helping of rock n roll via their tune “Common Sense”! This tune is crazy relatable, because we all know when you’re really into someone, all common sense goes out the window and at some point you just have to roll with it! Thanks to WATW, Block […]
You know the drill folks, new month, new band! If you’ve been following BB for a while, then you probably know this band and how much we love ’em! But if not, this month will be a killer introduction, and you’re going to find it hard to get their catchy tunes outta your head. Without […]
You’ve seen ’em perform all month, now it’s time to meet The Walcotts! Peep the interview for the Spark Notes version of how the whole gang came to be and we talk broken wrists, influences, the LA music community, and much more! Thanks to Block Of Joy, Jordan Robins and our sponsor MVP!
On this episode of BSing with Badasses, we welcome back super badass Ray Little! We chat with her about the freedom of going solo, her upcoming LP, the influence her father has on her music, and she plays us a couple tunes! Put your earholes on it here. Recorded at Block of Joy!
My part of town is lonely without you, my part of town is empty without you.” We’ve got one more doozy for ya from The Walcotts, dig into “Our Part of Town”. This one is a heartbreaker kids. Thanks to Block Of Joy, Jordan Robins, Mike Delay and our sponsor, MVP!
Let our February resident band The Walcotts take you on a “little detour on this road of life” via their tune “Coalinga”! Thx to Block of Joy, Jordan Robins, Mike Delay and our sponsor, MVP!
On this episode of BSing with Badasses, we have Cecelia and Nicole form St. Cecelia in to bs about their recording/creative process, the magic that happens when you find the right band members, their upcoming show at Women Fuck Shit Up Fest and more! Listen (and subscribe!) here. Recorded at Block of Joy!
We wanted to go BIG for our first band of 2017 and The Walcotts definitely fit the bill (and then some!). Meet these Americana badasses by clicking PLAY on their performance of “Should’ve Been Me” below! Thanks to Block of Joy, Riot at the Zoo, Mike Delay and our sponsor, MVP!
Sifting through the Noise: This Week’s Guaranteed Badassery Tuesday: Dream Phases Residency @ Harvard and Stone. 9pm. Free. Wednesday: BB + Sofar Sounds. DTLA. 8:30-10:30. RSVP HERE: https://www.sofarsounds.com/cities/la/events/10678 Friday: Omega Swan @ Silverlake Lounge. 8pm. Saturday: No Small Children @ Maui Sugar Mill. 9pm. FREE.
The two things we value most at BB are music and community, and on this episode we interview someone who embodies those two things more than anyone we’ve ever met, Ben Reddell. We BS with this renaissance man about building the country scene in LA, the importance of developing an environment musicians want to create in (Bedrock), working on […]
Sifting through the Noise: This Week’s Guaranteed Badassery Monday: The Evening Guests @ The Dresden. 10pm. Free. Tuesday: Dream Phases Residency @ Harvard and Stone. 9pm. Free. No Girlfriends & Vanessa Siberman @ The Hi Hat. 8pm. Free. Thursday: Will and the Won’ts @ The Federal Bar (NoHo). 7pm. $10 PLAG presents WASI & more […]
On this episode of BSing with Badasses, we bullshit with Country/Americana badass Rod Melancon! We chat about how he got into music, touring in the South (he’s from Louisiana), the LA music community, his new album and more! Bonus: His drummer, the radical Ryan Wykert, joins in as cohost! Listen (and subscribe!) here! Recorded at Block of Joy.
Sifting through the Noise: This Week’s Guaranteed Badassery Monday: Swerve @ Harvard and Stone. 9pm. Free. Tuesday: Dream Phases Residency @ Harvard and Stone. 9pm. Free. Wednesday: Ray Little @ The Echo. 9:30pm. $11.50 Saturday: Bones Muhroni’s Record Release Show @ The Hi Hat. 9pm. $8 The Crazy Brave @ The Lost Knight. 11pm. Free. […]
On this episode of ‘BSing with Badasses’, we chat with Mikel from Purple Bite PR! He works with some killer artists (some of whom we’ve featured here on Badass Bands) so we wanted to pick his brain about why he wanted to start his own PR company, how he goes about picking clients, what bands […]
Its our last week with WASI (bummmeerrrr) but you know what that means, we sit down and chat with ’em! We discuss memorable show mishaps (Dislocations folks! Eep!), how they met their newest band members, the role activism plays in their lives/with their music and what they’ve coming up in the next year! Thanks to […]
We’ve come to our final track with December resident badasses, WASI, and with this one they school us on what’s worth fighting for. Peep their dreamy pop track “Superhero”, and stay tuned next week for our interview with the band! Thanks to WASI, Block of Joy, Jordan Robins, Mike Post/Mooscat Recording, Joshua Cobos and our […]
We’ve got another one for ya from our December resident riot pop badasses, WASI. This one is all about vengeance, so we suggest you turn that dial way up, and press play on “Mama’s Gonna Get You”! Thanks to WASI, Block of Joy, Jordan Robins, Mike Post, Joshua Cobos and our sponsor, MVP!
Sifting through the Noise: This Week’s Guaranteed Badassery Monday: Dear Boy @ The Troubadour. 8pm. $15 Tuesday: Easyfriend @ Harvard & Stone. 9pm. FREE. Wednesday: Herbert Bail Holiday Show @ The Lexington. 9pm. $10 Friday: No Small Children @ Maui Sugar Mill. 9pm. FREE. *Will add as more pop up!
Photo Credit: Diego Miranda By Contributing Badass: Chris Camargo If Nicholas Winding Refin was making Drive in 2016 he would be hard-pressed to find a better song for when Carey Mulligan looks at Ryan Gosling in her subtle, tragic, and lovelorn way than “Never Gone to Give My Love Away” off of Nightjacket’s Eternal Phase […]
December can often mean darkness and the winter blues, and we didn’t want that for y’all here at BB, so we brought in our friends WASI to keep December poppin’! Peep them performing their tune “And the World” below, and be ready for more riot pop from these badasses all month long! Thanks to WASI, […]
Sifting through the Noise: This Week’s Guaranteed Badassery Monday: The Shakers @ Harvard & Stone. 8pm. FREE. Tuesday: Polaris Rose @ The Lexington. 9pm. $8. Saturday: The Singles @ Cobraside Distribution in DTLA. 12pm-5pm. FREE. *Will add as more pop up!
On this episode we welcome back badasses King Washington to BS about touring, bicoastal residencies, their upcoming album, and they play us a magical currently unreleased track that is just perfect for the current political climate! Tune in here.