Author Archive | Derrick Lee


Japanese Donald Trump “Commercial” Foreshadows The End Of The World Political Satire via Japan by Mike Diva

Japanese videographer/artist Mike Diva posted a frighteningly funny video titled “Japanese Donald Trump Commercial”. Using bright colors and campy themes, the video is eye-candy for those who value creative, artistic expression … but it also contains some very strong satirical commentary about the impending doom of the world if Mr. Dumpf achieves the power he […]

Continue Reading

Music and Alternative Energy Collide 6/18/16 at the Sunstock Solar Music Festival Indie Rock Bands Cults and Wavves to Headliner Solar-Powered Music Festival

This Saturday, June 18th, the Autry Museum of the American West will host the Sunstock Solar Festival, a 100% SOLAR-POWERED, non-profit music and arts festival, the first event of it kind. The doors open at 4pm and the music goes live at 5pm with a music line-up featuring some of the best music in the indie music scene. Cults, […]

Continue Reading
Alexandra Savior @ Hotel Cafe 5/12/16. Photo By Derrick K Lee (@Methodman13) for

Alexandra Savior’s Hotel Cafe Performance Had Me Longing For More REVIEW+PHOTOS: Alexandra Savior @ Hotel Cafe 5/12/16

Alexandra Savior. That name’s got a ring to it, doesn’t it? Her name, coupled with the fact that she was newly signed to Columbia Records and had her debut album produced by Alex Turner of Artic Monkeys, was part of the reason I attended her intimate performance at the Hotel Café’s second room, music unheard. Ms. Savior […]

Continue Reading
Screen Shot 2016-06-08 at 4.10.20 AM

Music, Makers & Creators Converge For New York City’s First All Female Festival Homepage: The Other Festival 2016

On June 11th, New York City will host its very first annual The Other Festival at Spring Studios. Featuring an all female line-up, The Other Festival will bring together some of the most respected female entrepreneurs, influencers, trailblazers and philanthropists from the music, fashion, film, art, food, design and technology worlds and provide them with  a platform to share their experiences on what […]

Continue Reading
Elliphant @ The Troubadour 5/11/16 | Concert Photo By Derrick K Lee

Elliphant and Her Blisseh Grace The Troubadour With A Rave Worthy Performance REVIEW+PHOTOS: Elliphant @ The Troubadour 5/11/16

Ellinor Olovsdotter is Stockholm’s Elliphant. A relative newcomer to the music scene, she released her first single “Tekkno Scene” in 2012 and has been gaining critical acclaim since. On March 25, 2016 she released her second studio album “Living Life Golden”; an album which features a who’s who of production heavyweights including Skrillex, Sitek and […]

Continue Reading
Atlas Genius @ El Rey Theatre 4/30/16 | Concert Photo By Derrick K. Lee

Atlas Genius Dazzles The El Rey Crowd With Their Musicality REVIEW+PHOTOS: Atlas Genius @ El Rey Theatre 4/30/16

In August 2015, Atlas Genius released their sophomore album “Inanimate Objects” (Warner Brother Records). It is an album that showcases the bands ability to meld driving guitars and rhythmic synths; a trademark of these Australian indie electronic rockers. In support of their latest album, and with a busy summer of tour dates ahead of them, Atlas Genius […]

Continue Reading
Skylark Grey @ El Rey Theatre | 4/30/16 | Concert Photo By Derrick K Lee

New Music Was The Focus Of Skylar Grey’s Performance At The El Rey REVIEW+PHOTOS: Skylar Grey @ El Rey Theatre 4/30/16

It’s been almost three years since Skylar Grey’s critically acclaimed album “Don’t Look Down” was released, and her fans are rabid for a new album. It’s been reported that her album is ready, but without a firm a release date, her fans will have to wait patiently for the day to come, and savor those tracks that […]

Continue Reading
The Young Wild- @ El Rey Theatre | 4/30/16 | Interview Photo By-Derrick-K-Lee

The Young Wild Is A Band On The Rise INTERVIEW+REVIEW+PHOTOS: The Young Wild @ El Rey Theatre 4/30/16

Opening for Atlas Genius and Skylar Grey and  at the El Rey Theatre on April 30, 2016 was the San Diego based band The Young Wild. The core of the band are singer/guitarist Bryan Williams, bassist Gareth Moore and drummer Brandon Zedaker, and their paths crossed as students  at Point Loma Nazarene University in 2015. After release the […]

Continue Reading
Gavin Turek at Bootleg Theater | Photo by Derrick K. Lee

Gavin Turek’s Bootleg Residency Proves That She Is Ready For The Limelight REVIEW+PHOTOS: Gavin Turek @ Bootleg Theater 5/9/16

The past 18 months have been quite fruitful for Gavin Turek. With backing vocal credits on the first three songs of Tuxedo’s debut album (the collaborative venture between Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One) that was released in March 2015,  to her own collaborative album with Tokimonsta titled “Your’re Invited” that  was released August 2015, to […]

Continue Reading

Powered by WordPress. Designed by WooThemes