La Sera's great new album, Music for Listening to Music To, was released Friday. To celebrate, we asked guitarist Todd "Totally Tod" Wisenbaker to share some of the inspirations that helped him and Katy Goodman — his bandmate and wife — hone their sound. He returned with a grip of videos that broke down their influences track-by-track.
The Oscars are tonight and to honor the occasion — or buck it — we've compiled a list of a few of our favorite moments where movies got music right. Soundtracks are exempt — this is just for when music is an actual part of the scene.
What was it like growing up in Iran in the 1960s? It's hard to imagine your parent's youth 8,000 in a country you've never known first-hand, and one that's changed so drastically since as well. In today's feature, our good friend Joe Sharaf retraces his roots, while giving us a peak into a bygone time.