Photos by Michael Gabel: For more visit, GABELCreative. At the height of Los Angeles’ summer heat, FYF Fest-ers were able to ease the pain with a little help from cool headliners M83, Yeasayer, Beirut, Sleigh Bells, and about 80 other worthy artists to brave the sweat-drenched crowds for.
Photos by Michael Gabel–Click For More Raphael Saadiq: Veteran enough to have produced some of TLC hits, yet still sexy enough to turn women’s legs to jelly. Band of Skulls: Putting the “rock” in the final installment of KCRW‘s ‘Who Shot Rock and Roll’ concert series in Los Angeles.
Looks like Brent Bolthouse (founder of SBE) opened a cool new spot in LA. This time it’s in Santa Monica at the corner of Wilshire and Ocean. ‘The Bungalow‘ is a restaurant & lounge located in a free-standing cottage (dating back to 1947) on the The Fairmont Miramar hotel property. Here are few images (3D [...]
For many people, retirement means having ample time to indulge in their dreams and pursue the things which matter most to them. For Englishman John Tierney, retiring from his Criminology post at Durham University has afforded him the opportunity to take on the iconic cityscapes of Los Angeles, which he featured in these lovely photo-realist [...]
BUY HERE Passion enriches the human experience of every man and woman known to roam earth. No matter what clouds our goals, it remains amongst heaven awaiting us to act. Gliding in from pacific waters comes a duo satiated by reliable sun — a garage rock, surf pop, low-fi Los Angeles based brand we like [...]
Mel Kadel uses the technique called “drawing with an eyelash” on her floral, dropped and striped patterns and the peculiar characters of her images. She works using ancient papers, tiny pens, cotton swabs and glue. Grew up in Pennsylvania suburbs and graduated from Moore College of Art & Design in 1997, moved to
Wildcat! Wildcat! is Jesse Taylor, Michael Wilson, and Jesse Carmichael: four Los Angeles-bred friends since the age of fourteen. It’s a bond thick enough to hear. Their single, “Mr Quiche” holds beats as hip hop as they are sexy trailing along quavering synths and grime-filled bass-lines appropriate for a sunny summer soundtrack. Miike Snow fans [...]
Listen to “Forever” here DOWNLOAD HERE There isn’t much better than an all sister girl group, but Haim has more than sibling chemistry and a badass chick vibe. The hugely buzzing Los Angeles band combines an 80′s nuance unique to only themselves, and hooks too good to only play once. On the imminent repeat to [...]
For these awesome ‘Future Fossils’ sculptures, artist Jeff Klarin and Rebecca Johnson from Los Angeles design studio Bughouse, thought about the future and created fossilized versions of turntables, Atari joysticks and various cameras. Just as if they were unearthed during excavations in the distant future…