Interview - The Gitas Go Hard and Holy

Monday, February 9, 2015 at 5:00 AM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music   “Los Angeles is the cradle of all the showbiz dreams,” Sasha Chemerov says in enthused broken English. Chemerov, a Ukrainian cultural refugee who now fronts Angeleno band the Gitas, explains his motive for moving to the city three years ago. The artist was weaned on American films and music, and one day hoped to come to the entertainment hub.   He’s here now, and he’s carving his own path in a music scene that tends to bloat... READ MORE

The last band that'll matter to the Millennials

Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 2:15 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music Image provided by Fueled by Ramen So here we are, at the end of all things (if you believe the Mayans or the evangelicals or the economists). It's 2012 - did we think we'd get here at all? In this post-Cold War, post-9/11, post-feminism, post-modernism world, we aren't sure of anything. But we might as well have some Fun. while we're pondering our nihilism. Pun intended, the band Fun. is the voice of our... READ MORE