Alaska Reid: The Enchanting Precursor to The Troubadour’s Main Event Thoughts+Photos: Alaska Reid at The Troubadour 9/29/23
LOS ANGELES, CA-
“…But before Lauren, the evening was set alight by singer-songwriter Alaska Reid, who I had last seen in 2017 at the Echoplex. For those unfamiliar, Alaska Reid’s past work effortlessly blurs the lines between raw, indie expressions and beautifully crafted lyricism. With her delicate balance of poignant narrative and dreamlike sonic elements, Reid’s performance worked as the ideal precursor to the night’s main event.
She really set a mood in the room. She performed solo, without the backing of band, so the music may have been toned down a bit, but one could feel the buzz in the crowd as she cooed her melodies. It really felt like each individual in the room was connecting with Alaska and her music. She recently released a new album, and I’ll have to definitely “press play” on that when time permits…”