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La Sera

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La Sera is an indie rock band from Los Angeles, CA, featuring Katy Goodman - of Vivian Girls. The first album was recorded in spring 2009 by Katy and good friend, filmaker and music producer Brady Hall. They were both inspired by charming, ethereal vocals and ’50s/’60s pop influences.

After finishing the first album, the outfit signed to Hardly Art Records in 2010 and subsequently released the 7” “Never Come Around” in November 2010. The songs touch on an array of emotions, with heartbreak, love, and death all covered in each song with three minutes of dreamy guitar and reverb-washed harmonies. A second 7” was released in January 2011, “Devils Hearts Grow Gold,” with a B-side cover of “Dedicated to the One I Love,” originally by the 5 Royales. Released in 2011, the band’s self-titled debut is a collection of beautifully constructed tunes with a softer feel than the Vivian Girls had, one where Goodman revels in her dreamy pop creations. A video was created by Hall in his home studio for the single “Never Come Around,” which is as gruesome as the song is thick with winding vocals and sweet melodies. The album’s intricate cover art was designed by Vivian Girls bandmate Cassie Ramone.

For her second album under the La Sera name, Goodman enlisted Rob Barbato (of Darker My Love) to play guitar and produce and Dan Allaire (of the Brian Jonestown Massacre) to drum, while she played bass. Tim Presley (of White Fence and Darker My Love) and Tony Bevilaqua (of Spinarette) also helped out. The album shows the band coming out from behind the reverb and cathedral harmonies and focusing more on song writing and Katy’s voice. Sees the Light was released by Hardly Art in the spring of 2012.

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  • juliacfonseca

    Acho parecido com Best Coast...reminds me...

    30 Jul 12:44am Reply
  • kevincrumbs

    She is the fucking coolest and the new album is so so good.

    21 Jul 3:42am Reply
  • PetitePoid

    Fuckin lurrrve her

    10 Jul 1:16pm Reply
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    4 Jul 8:19am Reply
  • k_naruchiha94

    Didn't know that she could code in Ruby, damn she's so perfect

    30 Jun 10:23pm Reply
  • sr_formica

    Katy - Primavera Sound https://www.flickr.com/photos/strangeonedm/14119737229/

    5 Jun 4:09pm Reply
  • hi-def

    just discovered. Hour of the Dawn is so dope. i'll definitely listen to the earlier stuff

    2 Jun 8:15pm Reply
  • JaylirS

    Losing to the Dark and Running Wild are so good!

    1 Jun 1:41pm Reply
  • side_streets

    Another great album! Pure summer! <3

    26 May 7:34pm Reply
  • Lemon-Spider

    La Sera is slowly growing on me.

    17 May 4:23am Reply
  • shaheirjibin

    Amazing as always.

    16 May 12:25am Reply
  • Salt0nSlugs

    Diggin Hour of the Dawn.

    15 May 10:36pm Reply
  • Cicloplejico

    New album is pure gold.

    15 May 12:16pm Reply
  • natalielala

    Review Hour Of The Dawn: http://www.writteninmusic.com/pop/la-sera-hour-of-the-dawn/lang/en/

    12 May 8:06pm Reply
  • pbjabba

    Thank you rocksmith 2014 for introducing this wonderful band to me :) [2]

    18 Apr 12:33pm Reply
  • dunkkeli

    Thank you rocksmith 2014 for introducing this wonderful band to me :)

    16 Mar 3:15pm Reply
  • facundopiuka

    Losing to the Dark <3<3<3

    8 Mar 2:40am Reply
  • Amrabart

    Que Sera, Sera

    4 Mar 9:04pm Reply
  • eeevans

    it's a rocksmith 2014 thing.

    13 Jan 1:32pm Reply
  • noir88noises

    LOVE IT! good music E>

    14 Nov 2013 Reply
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