Between my obsession with The 1975, my infatuation with Wolf Alice and my fascination with The Japanese House, I’m basically Dirty Hit Records’ bitch. I trust my eardrums almost entirely to Jamie Oborne.
So when one of the record label’s newest signees, Pale Waves, released their first single “There’s a Honey,” it was honestly no surprise to me that I ended up having it on repeat for three days. After living off of the one single for six months, they finally released a second single, “Television Romance,” … and I honestly feel like I’m still listening to “There’s a Honey” on repeat. Continue reading “‘Television Romance’ from Pale Waves Triggers Déjà Vu”
The returning trends of Doc Martens, choker necklaces, oversized flannels and crop tops have us wondering what decade it is — but fashion isn’t the only area that ’90s grunge is making a comeback.
Grunge is experiencing a resurgence in music as well, but not in the way you might think. For a male-dominated genre known as the “Seattle Sound,” you wouldn’t expect a female-fronted British band to take on grunge’s revival. Enter Wolf Alice.
Continue reading “Wolf Alice Instigates Grunge Revival from Across the Pond”
Fair warning to those who have grown accustomed to my usual quippy posts — I haven’t been in the most quippy mood as of late.
To say tensions have been high since Tuesday’s election results is an understatement. My stomach sank as I watched the U.S. map slowly turn red state by state. I couldn’t even bring myself to wait for the announcement that Donald Trump was our country’s new president-elect. Continue reading “Love Trumps Hate: The 1975’s “Loving Someone” is the Song the World Needs Now”
The title of Music Slut comes with many responsibilities, and being a concert addict is one of them. Did I make up this list of responsibilities myself? Yes. Do I happily abide by them? Oh yes.
Luckily for me, Los Angeles has no shortage of concert venue options, from the historic Troubadour to the atmospheric outdoor Greek Theatre to the newly re-opened Forum. A true music slut must have a taste of them all. Continue reading “Concert Venues: Small Clubs vs. Arenas”