The Sundial

Local band Sons of August brings together a variety of sounds

Khara Huberman

March 3, 2011

Although he has toured and played numerous shows, J.C. Chan still needs some liquid courage to get him on stage. “(I’m) either drunk or shy,” he said when asked how he performs. “It’s rare that I’m ever in the middle.” Chan plays the mandolin for Sons of August, a local alternative band who recently released their debut album, “Vaudeville.” Last week, the band performed at the Bootleg...

Infantree releases album, culminating a year’s work in one night

Aimee Lastrella

September 20, 2010

The band “Infantree” celebrated the release of their new CD entitled “Would Work” Tuesday at Los Angeles nightclub The Mint. It took a year of recording at the legendary Sunset Studios in Hollywood to complete the album. Infantree’s sound is confusing, yet infectious. The band said the in...

Intercept hopes to continue experimenting with new, different sounds

Intercept hopes to continue experimenting with new, different sounds

Liana Hofer

September 14, 2010

With the release of their new album, Intercept seems to have a message for their fans: expect the unexpected. For those who have become familiar with the Los Angeles-based band’s previous work, their latest and third album, “Symphony for Somebody Else,” will come as a musical left-hook. The...

CSUN student band Papafish works to make a name for themselves

Christina Toroyan

September 8, 2010

Papafish, a CSUN student band, may seem typical – they love playing music together, they have chemistry, they hope to be playing music forever and they understand that failure comes before success. But, when saxophonist Brian Tran starts singing Shanghai Opera during an interview and guitarist Greg...

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