Posts tagged los angeles
Lindsey Starr

034. Lindsey Starr is a veteran Los Angeles indie pop singer songwriter who has performed with the likes of Fences and Macklemore. We talk about whether or not to tell someone when you write a super personal song about them, giving props to the people behind the scenes in the music world, not shitting on female popstars, the grind of being on the road and more!

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Dresage

032. Keeley Bumford stops by to perform songs from her personal songwriting project, Dresage. Keeley sings and plays piano and is joined by Lara Somogyi on harp and Greg Martin on lead guitar. We talk about our shared time performing in The Rocky Horror Hipster Show in Los Angeles, the issues she has to tackle as a woman in the music industry, finding a songwriting partner who you really click with and more.

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Yellowbirddd

018. Los Angeles Bassist and "Gentlecore" Songwriter Liam McCormack joins us to perform some of his beautiful songs on guitar and voice. We talk about his early 2000's emo influences, learning to appreciate what is already in front of you, connecting with nature, developing tools to cope with depression and our favorite coffee, beer and podcasts.

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Modern Huge

012. Modern Huge is the music of Charo Molina, a songwriter and performer based out of Los Angeles, CA who draws influence from the likes of Elliott Smith, Jeff Buckley and Nelly Furtado. She and Zen chat living in Los Angeles, what it's like to have a gun pulled on you and hosting the queer radio show and podcast 'Homoground'.

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Derek Ted

007. Derek Ted is a singer songwriter from the San Francisco Bay Area who currently resides in Los Angeles. The lead singer of Owl Paws, Dereks solo material shifts away from his prog-rock roots into serious folk indie territory. Him and I sit down to rap about being best friends with THSS alumni Field Medic, getting almost arrested in the desert, what it's like working for SoFar Sounds and more!

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Eden Iris

006. Eden Iris is a singer songwriter based out of Los Angeles by way of New Zealand who writes exquisitely crafted acoustic pop songs. Her and I sit down at Primitive Ears in North Hollywood to discuss moving across the world, playing board games, collaborating with Grammy Award Winning artists and how drawing from her influences like Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Nicks, Noah and the Whale, Bon Iver and Sigur Ros affects her songwriting.

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Deep Breaths

005. Deep Breaths is the atmospheric indie finger-picked song stylings of Daniel Berkman. Joined by guitarist Trevor O'Neill, the three of us sit down at Primitive Ears in North Hollywood, CA to discuss growing up, moving between the Bay Area, Los Angeles and Portland, decades long friendships, owning a dog and how your influences (Radiohead, The National and Dashboard Confessional to name a few) affect your songwriting.

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