Gateway Drugs

L.A. BURNING, WEST COAST CONCERT PICKS, SEPTEMBER 24TH TO 30TH

By Alyson Camus | September 22, 2018

Parquet Courts are playing Music Tastes Good on Sunday

L.A. BURNING, WEST COAST CONCERT PICKS, FEBRUARY 26TH TO MARCH 4TH

By Alyson Camus | February 24, 2018

On Sunday 4th, second day of Air + Style 2018 at Exposition Park with Phoenix, Gucci Mane…

L.A. BURNING: WEST COAST CONCERT PICKS, May 8th TO May 14th, 2017

By Alyson Camus | May 6, 2017

a lot of Monday residencies

Sunstock Solar Festival With YOyA, Gateway Drugs, Trapdoor Social, The Big Pink At The Autry, Saturday June 18th 2016

By Alyson Camus | June 20, 2016

unique brand of catchy loud pop with sweet boy-girl harmonies emerging from a busy electronica.

The First Edition Of Solar Powered Sunstock Festival Starts Like A Riot

By Alyson Camus | June 19, 2016

the landscape looked like a mini-Coachella in the heart of Griffith Park

Dirty Laundry TV Summer Fest At The Satellite, Sunday June 21st 2015, Review

By Alyson Camus | June 23, 2015

Their youthful pop exuberance put a smile on everybody’s face, and they dedicated their songs to all the dads in the audience — it was after all father’s day. They had a beachy-surfy explosive sound with tender moments going all doo-wop on you, and once again they were super retro, but they did it with a real freshness, turning punk fury into real sweetness.

Sneak Peaks: Upcoming Album Releases Week Of March 2nd, 2015

By Iman Lababedi | March 1, 2015

I love the Brandi Carlile song off the newbie and it may prove to be the best album of next week. But most anticipated? Alyson has mentioned em a coupla times and I really like Gateway Drugs, I mean any band that calls one of its songs “Los Angeles Will Have Its Revenge On Francis Bean” and gets it to stick is sure worth anticipating.

Fifteen Essential Los Angeles Indie Bands

By Alyson Camus | December 31, 2014

a sumptuous symphonic band with layers of instrumentation and a cinematic approach to music. Their album is a lush orchestral affair, with poignant strings and Kristianne Bautista’s amazing and soulful voice. A must have. Essential tracks: ‘Forever Found’

Echo Park Rising Day 3, Sunday August 17th 2014

By Alyson Camus | August 20, 2014

Day three (and last day) at Echo Park Rising was concentrated inside the Echo /Echoplex. There was still a lot going on about everywhere, but there was already so much to see inside the two-level club, and the twelve or so bands that I saw there kept me very busy.