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Everyday News: Brooklyn’s Coasting visit SoCal

20 Sep


Female pop duo Coasting from Brooklyn/New Zealand features guitarist/singer Madison Farmer of Dream Diary, and drummer/singer Fiona Campbell of Vivian Girls. Right now, they’re literally coasting it with tour dates in Portland and now this week with shows in LA and OC. The talented ladies offer listeners with a twist of surfy pop blended with billowy harmonies and dancey guitar riffs. Best place to see them this week, would be at Avalon Bar in Costa Mesa with local duo Tomorrow’s Tulips for an intimate set. You have a few opportunities to see Coasting locally so here’s your chance to get up close. Below is their video for “Kids.” Enjoy.

Sept 20 – The Central w/ Tomorrow’s Tulips
Sept 21 – Casbah w/ Jim Jones Revue & The Bellrays
Sept 22 – Avalon Bar w/ Tomorrow’s Tulips
Sept 23 – Echo w/ Jim Jones Revue & The Bellrays

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Album Review: Kelli Scarr, ‘Piece’

23 Jul

By Becka DeLaney
Brooklyn’s Kelli Scarr, known for her collaboration and touring with well known music sensation Moby, has pieced together a life puzzle of music that hones in on the struggles of relationships and how to make peace with them. The 10-track full length album, Piece, scheduled to hit stores this Tuesday, exposes the singer’s sultry melodies and backdrops of ambient folk tunes.

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Q&A: Kelli Scarr

8 Jul

By Ashley Eliot

When a headliner drops from a bill, it’s typically a nightmare for everyone. You know that phrase “everything happens for a reason?” Well, Kelli Scarr proves that true. After the headliner canceled on a show her band Salt and Samovar were playing, the promoter somehow corralled Moby into performing last minute. And if it wasn’t for that show, who knows if Moby would have been able to witness Scarr’s musical talents. After that, Moby contacted Scarr about singing on his 2009 album Wait For Me. And from there, she toured with him and his band.

Scarr has quite a tale, from her days of performing in indie bands to film scoring to performing with Moby, and now she’s dived into the solo pool, releasing her first record Piece on July 27 on Silence Breaks Records. Keep an eye out for this Brooklyn-based lady and catch her on July 23 at The Park Gallery in San Diego and July 24 at Hotel Cafe in Los Angeles.

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