Yeah Yeah Yeahs-Burning

I kind of assumed we had heard the last of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs after Karen O almost won an Oscar for “Moon Song” from the movie Her (and she would have, too, if it hadn’t been for that meddling Frozen). The band had released Mosquito the year before, but it wasn’t getting the kind of press they’d received for their first couple of albums. … Continue reading Yeah Yeah Yeahs-Burning

Kitten at Beat Kitchen 3/29/2016

The last time I saw Kitten play live was almost three years ago to the day when they were still essentially an unknown. They opened for The Joy Formidable at The Vic, and instantly turned the crowd into fans. It’s been fun to follow the band since then, seeing the band grow as artists and in popularity. Choosing Beat Kitchen to headline was a smart … Continue reading Kitten at Beat Kitchen 3/29/2016

Kitten-Heaven Or Somewhere In Between

   It’s been a little under two years since Kitten released their self-titled LP. The time since has seen a lot of touring and writing, leading to the new EP out last Friday. This LA group has long been influenced by New Wave and synth pop of the 80’s. Heaven Or Somewhere In Between finds them right in the Spandau Ballet of the beast. “Fall … Continue reading Kitten-Heaven Or Somewhere In Between


I’ve been waiting a long time for this record to come out. I saw Kitten open for The Joy Formidable at The Vic in April of last year and it was one of the best sets I’ve seen in a long time. Frontwoman Chloe Chaidez made sure every square inch of the stage was trampled on by her feet as the rampaged in front of … Continue reading Kitten-S/T