Pinky Pinky Interview 

Interview by Corynne Fernandez

Photos by Kayla Fernandez

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Up and coming all-girl band, Pinky Pinky, composed of Anastasia Sanchez (lead singer and drummer [19]), Isabelle Fields (guitarist [18]), and Eva Chambers (bassist [18]) sat down with Lucid Dreams amid the party-filled Echo Park after their set for Echo Park Rising. Listen along to hear us chat about their upcoming EP, South African urban legends, and Jimmy Carter!

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Photos of Pinky Pinky’s Set at Echo Park Rising

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King Shelter at The Metro Gallery

By Sara Valenzuela

King Shelter and friends rocked the Metro Gallery, bringing Baltimore some fun on a hot friday night. King Shelter is an independent indie/alternative rock band based out of Southern California. They’re currently touring with The Frights and On Drugs on their Wet Hot Summer Tour, up to September 9th (get your tickets here). The band has been pretty busy this year with the release of their new singles ‘Gimmie Knowledge’ and ‘Gholy Host’, also touring the west coast with their friends The Frights and Hunny. Hope to see more of King Shelter in the DMV in the near future, they’ll keep us waiting till then.

 

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Neon Indian Live at The Teragram Ballroom 

Photos and words by Kayla Fernandez

Hailing from Denton, Texas, Neon Indian (Alan Palomo) made his way to starry-lit downtown LA to perform a sold out gig at the Teregram Ballroom. Palomo’s endless energetic dance moves kept the crowd alive. From performing older hits like “Mind Drips” to covering Prince’s “Pop Life”, Neon Indian kept the audience on their toes. Palomo never missed a beat and carried that charisma throughout the entire set, inspiring the crowd to try and mimic his hip swaying dance moves. Having seen Neon Indian before, I can say this is the best I’ve seen him yet; he illuminated the room with laughter, cheers, and the audience’s echoes of his songs. 

Review + Photos: Current Joys 

Review and Photos by Corynne Fernandez 

As the crowd poured into The Echo last night for Reno natives, Current Joys sold out show, there was an all-encompassing sense of excitement and eagerness. Prior to Current Joys taking stage, Gap Girls and Bane’s World opened up the night, both giving dreamy performances that made the audience swoon for every note. 

By the time Current Joys made their way on, everyone was teeming with bottled up energy, and as soon as Nick Rattigan—lead singer and guitarist— started with one of the many songs on their diverse set list, the room transformed into a jumping frenzy. Songs like ‘New Flesh’ and ‘My Motorcycle’ ignited a mass sing-along only adding to the night’s vitality. What was really distinct about the whole evening was the understanding between the audience and the band—each one fed off what they gave the other. That notion proved to be more true as the set drew to a close, with Nick performing the last few songs solo. While the venue was already pretty intimate, everything fell into place perfectly for those final moments leaving everyone on a high. 

Blossoms Live at The Echo

All Photos by Kayla Fernandez 

From across the pond, we bring to you, Blossoms. Amassing a large following in the UK,—selling out 2,000 capacity venues—last night’s gig was quite the contrast when the Stockport natives played to eager fans at The Echo. While the venue may have been small, the band’s performance ignited a flame within the crowd. However, when lead singer, Tom Ogden, would slow things down with heartbreak acoustic tunes like, ‘Favorite Room’, the intimacy of the room was amplified and felt like everyone but you and the band had melted away.
We were lucky enough to be in the middle of the crowd and snap some candids of the group as pictured below.
COMING SOON: a video interview with 3 of the members and a fan giveaway!
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The Drums at The Glass House

By Kayla Fernandez

The Drums kicked off their tour in Pomona this last Wednesday night. The sold out show was a beautiful sight to see and front-man Jonny Pierce’s  stage presence was electric. His unique dance style leaves the crowd in awe, which makes The Drums one of the best live bands today. Keep an eye out for their new album ‘Abysmal Thoughts’ coming out June 16th!

Disposable Adventures: Catfish and the Bottlemen 

Here’s are some of  the gatherings from the Catfish and the Bottlemen show at The Wiltern taken by, Kayla Fernandez. Hopefully you enjoy them as much as we did taking them!