Faulkner Off To A Rocky Start

Before heading out on my holiday vacation last month, I was invited to The Mercury Lounge to feast my ears upon the music of Venice, California-based band, Faulkner. While I was initially intrigued by front man, Lucas Asher’s, eye-catching black wings and what promised to be a legitimate stage show, I unfortunately found myself rather disappointed a…

Loren Benjamin Woos Rockwood

It’s appropriate that Loren Benjamin, guitarist, vocalist and songwriter, should grace the Rockwood 1 stage at the beginning of February, since his music is soft, soothing, insightful and spilling over with references to relationships. Just the way we like it. Though he is admittedly quite an attractive specimen of musician, Benjamin’s manager, with whom I had…