music journalist since 1992 | educator since 2004 | podcaster since 2020 | Iranian American since birth
•Smokey Robinson with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl on July 20, 2012 (top left). •Soulsavers with Dave Gahan private performance at Capitol Records Studio A (top right) then DJ Hype with MC Armanni Reign at House Of Blues on July 21, 2012 (bottom right). •Los Feliz Village Street Fair on July 22, 2012 (the background image is from one of the stalls at the Fair). •Tottenham Hotspur and LA Galaxy match at Home Depot Center on July 24, 2012 (center: me sporting my friend Greg’s Spurs gear, it was very cold). •Shiny Toy Guns lunchtime acoustic performance at Shine America on July 26, 2012 (bottom left).
Watch Smokey talk about songwriting for a couple of minutes on from Biography.
Watch Soulsavers’ video “Take Me Back Home” on Spinner’s Video Of The Day.
Watch a bit of DJ Hype’s set via Respect Club’s YouTube channel.
Read Adam FirstMan’s letter to Spurs Odyssey on why he supports Tottenham Hotspur.
Watch Shiny Toy Guns’ commercial/video for Lincoln MKZ.