If you happened to be driving down Wilshire Boulevard on July 6 and noticed an impossibly large crowd wrapped around a significantly smaller storefront, odds are you witnessed LANY fans in their element.
The L.A.-based synth-pop band surprised fans that Thursday with a one-day pop-up shop to celebrate their self-titled debut album less than a week after its release.
Appropriately, the shop matched the band’s pastel aesthetic, coated in millennial pink with their album artwork and merchandise, including some pop-up shop exclusives, displayed throughout.
For those of you who missed out on the five-plus hours of waiting in the summer heat rose-colored festivities, I’ve created a photo gallery below of everything the shop had to offer, including the LANY boys themselves: Paul Klein, Jake Goss and Les Priest.Continue reading
While LANY is arguably referred to as an alternative band, one thing is for sure — they are the epitomical sound of the millennial generation. From their lyricism to their composition to their song titles, this synth-laden album checks all the boxes for mass appeal to teens and 20-somethings.Continue reading
If you have been having a tough time coping and find yourself in need of a hug, you should really find your way to a MAGIC GIANT concert. I’m not just talking about how Austin, Zang and Zambricki give the most amazing hugs – I’m talking about how there is so much positivity radiating from these guys, it becomes an encompassing force throughout the room that feels like a giant embrace.
Admittedly, I had no intention of writing a review when I went to the “In The Wind” album release party, but that show was so beyond words, I decided I had to take on the challenge of at least trying to capture the incredible experience.