Our friends Mt. Si recently released a beautiful music video for their song “Oh,” featuring singer Sarah Chernoff (of Superhumanoids, the Franks) at the real, picturesque Mt. Si in Israel. Good bud Garret Curtis directed the piece, so we asked him to share some behind-the-scenes shots from their special trip.
When we heard PAPA's singer and drummer Darren Weiss has been running a minor league barber shop out of his home, we had to tag along for a trim and ask a few questions about his new hobby.
LA's ever-cool Korey Dane shows us a few of his favorite haunts around town, capturing a day in 24 exposures with a feeling of visual poetry.
We spent last weekend up north at the second annual TBD Fest in Sacramento, hosting our own Hit City U.S.A. stage and it was great. In spite of the near 100° temperature, a day of sets by Shy Girls, Papa, Avid Dancer, James Supercave, O and Hit City DJ’s kept things plenty cool.
Each year we're increasingly impressed by the massive festival production that has become FYF Fest. We hit the The LA Sports Arena & Exposition Park around USC this weekend and took in the whole extravaganza, made complete with epic sets by Kanye West, Toro y Moi, Savages and many more.
As Anthony Ferraro of Astronauts, etc. prepares to release their debut album this fall, he spent the spring playing keys on the road with Toro y Moi, the band he's been a part of since 2013. Their friend and photographer Josh Terris was along for the ride, taking pictures throughout it all.
This October Austen Lee—Hit City U.S.A. contributor and part time tour manager—hit the road with our friends Milo Greene for a month long tour of North America in support of their new album, Control. The following is a collection of autumn-time photographs snapped from passenger van windows, hotel balconies, highway rest stops and rock club dance floors.
During October of 2014 Shy Girls hit the road supporting Little Dragon, just shy of a year from releasing their debut EP Timeshare. Keyboardist Akila fields took photos along the way.
Lord Huron's Ben Schneider takes us on a tour of his band's new Whispering Pines recording studio.
A selection of photos and musings care of Swim Team's Caleb Chilal from his recent trip to Big Sur.
In April, James Supercave set off for its first national tour. We asked the guys to send back photos from the road, and guitarist Andres Villalobos obliged us with a beautiful collection.