There’s a whole other world of music in LA. Polished bands and singer-songwriters working together on each others projects while jockeying to become the next Michael Penn, Aimee Mann or Sheryl Crow.
In fact much like Sheryl Crow’s 1994 record Tuesday Night Music Club, Jay Nash’s new record Some Kind Of Comfort was recorded over one very busy weekend with a small tight-knit group of friends and musical cohorts. Hopefully the animosity that grew out of Sheryl Crow’s successful record will also not happen to this bunch. Buy Jay Nash’s new Kufala release Some Kind Of Comfort here.
Another LA based artist that has made the grade is Patrik Park. On his last record he worked with producer Dave Trumflo (Wilco) and guest musicians like Sun Volt member Eric Heyward and Tim Easton. The record was the well received Lonliness Knows My Name. Well, long story short, Patrik Park has released one song from his forthcoming record on his website. Here it is in all it’s splendor!
So if you thought there was no quality music scene in LA you’d be wrong. However what many of the artists do have is a slightly too polished musical outlook from being surrounded by all the hollywood glitz and Major label A&R types.