iatv Archive: May, 2012

Crocodiles

Written by Aidan Rush | Posted in: SXSW '12 Bus Sessions on May 22, 2012

For some reason the name Crocodiles sounds right for a noise pop band hailing from Southern California. It makes even more sense when you learn that the duo of Charles Rowell and Brandon Welchez boast a thorny us against the world mentality.

PAPA (Los Angeles)

Written by Aidan Rush | Posted in: SXSW '12 Bus Sessions on May 08, 2012

“All that matters is writing good, honest songs. That’s what I care about as well.” This quote comes from PAPA leader Darren Weiss, and was part of his answer to a Buzz Bands LA interview question about whether or not he pays attention to what’s on the indie landscape right now.