Review: La Sera ‘Sees the Light’

Well, it’s sorta a review. Playlisted, more of an introduction. Read at A.V. Club.

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TUESDAY: The Jesse Miller Talk Show with Eric André, Johnny Pemberton and VICE COOLER

Fun has never felt so free.

I’m proud to announce a very special Jesse Miller Talk Show. First, it’s FREE (with phone RSVP). Second, it’s at the Comedy Central Stage at the Hudson. Third, and best of all, it’ll feature the musical stylings/thrustings of the one and only VICE COOLER, known for, among other things, his stunning fashion sense, his wonderfully fucked music videos, and boundary-pushing work in tuneage (Kit, Hawnay Troof, Peaches, XBXRX). Also, he might bring dancers. If that’s not enough to convince ya, read LAist’s glowing take on the show.

Vice Cooler as Hawnay Troof, in “Connection”

Andre Hyland as Jesse Miller, in “Pretty Lady Bike”

More info on the event and the guests:

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News: Tearist! Vice Cooler Helps Orphans, Heart Music Finds the Beat, Mestizo Digs Elliott Smith

Machina Muerte founder Mestizo name-checks Elliott Smith

Quick bloggy bits from around the L.A. underground (and up). Share ’em.

  1. FEATURED: L.A. Rapper Mestizo Name-Checks Elliott Smith*
  2. Heart Music’s Free EP w. Baths, Teen Daze, Light Pollution, more
  3. Vice Cooler’s Rwanda Benefit LP, ft. No Age, Dan Deacon, Gossip
  4. Finally! Listen to Synth-Punks Tearist’s Brand New Track “Headless”

(all stories via West Coast Sound, via L.A. Weekly)

* “Elliott Smith’s death gets a mention — a display of Mestizo’s ability to intertwine classic rap braggadocio with harrowing reality and emotive introspection.

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