Posts Tagged 'L.A.'

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Living Alone

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Living Alone

I had gotten used to the droning of the LAPD chopper helicopters. They circled above my apartment almost every night and became soothing in their familiarity. I was always awake to hear them, whether it was 1 a.m. or 4 a.m., because I lost the ability to sleep. It wasn’t insomnia. It was anxiety at its zenith. I’ve suffered from all kinds of anxiety and neuroticism all my life, but this was something new. It was unadulterated fear for my safety. And it was fucking awful.

Artist Spotlight: Miss Chief!

Artist Spotlight: Miss Chief!

Miss Chief has one hell of a stage presence. She’s a tiny singing, dancing, cackling and tambourine-banging ringleader of misters (Daniel Aaron Flores on drums and Eddie Gonzalez on guitar) and a miss (Devyn Trujillo on bass)…Her current band has been playing together for a little more than a year, but Miss Chief has been precociously belting out tunes since she was two. It was then that she discovered the singer Selena. Her older sister later started an all-girl band called Tralala, an instrumental surf rock and jazz band. Miss Chief wanted to emulate these women, and the rest is history.