Dubbed 'The Rock 'N Roll Chameleon', David Bowie has taken on many forms throughout his long and storied career. The man born David Jones (he changed his name as to not be confused with the Monkees heartthrob) made reinvention a mainstream of the rock star mystique long before Madonna or Lady Gaga hit the scene. Whether playing asexual space alien, technologically paranoid ambassador or new-wave 80s star, Bowie’s only consistent behavior left us wondering who would turn up next.
Music lovers and scenesters alike gathered at Sonos Studio in Hollywood to get the first listen of Wavves highly anticipated new album, Afraid of Heights. The stylish crowd consumed complimentary brews and interacted with Sonos Studio’s newest exhibition by Beck (more on that later) as they patiently waited for Wavves to take the stage. I had the chance to speak with Nathan Williams, the band’s frontman, before the show.
In my line of work it’s not often that you get starstruck. Oddly enough, my fangirl moments usually happen for obscure bands that none of my friends have ever heard of. Let me follow up that uber-hipster statement by saying that I just got to interview Anthony Armstrong from Red, and I had to keep from squealing like a pre-teen at a Bieber concert.
311 is my all time favorite band. From the first time I saw them live in 2008, I was hooked. My life revolved around 311's music. I always crank up some of their tunes in my car with windows down like a never-ending summer. They recently booked two special shows at the Roxy in Hollywood this past weekend. As soon as I heard I quickly made sure I would be covering the show for Press Pass LA.