Posts Tagged ‘NBA All-Star Weekend’
Los Angeles, CA- I’m sitting in the living room of the downtown luxury condo that belongs to Sydney Yuman, one of our managers, while the brand new VW of our other manager, Clay Busch, is sitting downstairs in the garage for us to use. The raindrops are playing percussion on the palm fronds in the courtyard outside and I can’t help but think how lucky we are. For an unsigned band, we have a pretty stellar team behind us.
This is the longest we’ve ever stayed in the City of Angels, and I’ve lived only four hours away my entire life. In the past five days we’ve played a packed show at a legendary strip-club to a bunch of industry cats, hung out with NFL players, NBA players, movie stars and porn stars, we’ve recorded with a professional song-writer at a beautiful house up in the hills, we phoned in an internet-radio interview while driving through some crazy-ass traffic, we did a photo/video shoot overlooking the city, our attorney, Eric German, introduced us to an A&R rep from Atlantic Records and our business advisor, Dylan Hanahan, scored us backstage passes to Linkin Park in San Diego.
I realize that many artists and bands would kill to be in our shoes right now… that realization gives hope to the butterflies swirling around in my stomach