music journalist since 1992 | educator since 2004 | podcaster since 2020 | Iranian American since birth
•New baby time with Jonny Cragg and family on Friday September 7, 2012 (right middle). •Angus Stone at the Troubadour–where I offended him by wanting to take a picture of his fantastic Pasadena Flea Market ripped and stained shirt–on Tuesday September 11, 2012 (right top). •Interview with my boy Ben Drew AKA Plan B–who says I have been there from the start (I have, bottom right)– and Silversun Pickups at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium (site of my very first concert, Stryper) for bassist Nikki Monninger’s last show before she gives birth to twin girls on Thursday September 12, 2012 (all SSPU photos taken from Stereogum).
Jonny playing drums with the Pierces at Shepherd’s Bush Empire.
Watch Angus Stone’s latest video, “Clouds Above,” filmed and edited by himself.
Watch the Raekwon remix of Plan B’s “Lost My Way.”
Watch Silversun Pickups perform “Lazy Eye” from that evening courtesy of Concert Confessions.