Author Archives: Deb Frazin

Deb Frazin

About Deb Frazin

Deb Frazin is a photographer based in Los Angeles with a focus on DTLA street photography and punk rock culture. Her work has been published in photography books, on album covers, and has been featured in numerous publications including The Los Angeles Times.

Southern Culture on the Skids at The Echoplex 11.8.18

When you have a ticket to a Southern Culture on the Skids show, you KNOW you’re goin’ to a party. SCOTS is notorious for their wild shows (it’s very possible to get a piece of fried chicken or a glob … Continue reading

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The Gears final L.A. show at Cafe Nela 10.19.18

The night I’d been dreading for a few months had finally arrived. One of my favorite punk bands, The Gears, had called it quits, and played their last show in L.A. at Cafe Nela on Friday night. After a few … Continue reading

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The Scientists at Zebulon

Well, it finally happened. After over 30 years of waiting, Australian garage-punk legends The Scientists finally toured the U.S., and made one of my dreams come true. They played two scorching shows at Zebulon, and those shows were so wild, … Continue reading

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Retrospekt: A Film by Sam Hare featuring Gitane Demone Quartet + Eva Braun Extravaganza at Cafe Nela July 29

Last January at Cafe Nela, Gitane Demone Quartet organized a 17-piece experimental orchestra of local musicians from different groups (LA Drones, Ravens Moreland, Egrets On Ergot, Harry Cloud, The Deadbeats, Saccharine Trust, Carnage Asada & more) for a 48- minute … Continue reading

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Glitter Trash and The Dogs at The Redwood Bar 7.13.18

Back in the 60’s, the seeds of punk rock were sprouting in Michigan. A big part of that proto-punk scene was a 3-piece band called The Dogs. Formed in 1969 by guitarist Loren Molinare and Mary Kay, the band played … Continue reading

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Ex-Stains at The Echo 6.18.18

Tonight Ex-Stains played their second to last show at the Cat Scan residency at The Echo. If you haven’t already heard, the band is calling it quits. I’ve always loved this band, so tonight’s show was a little heartbreaking for … Continue reading

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Oh Sees, Le Shok, Pow! & Ice Balloons at Zebulon 6.12.18

Last Tuesday, Zebulon Cafe hosted a special benefit show featuring Le Shok, Pow!, Ice Balloons and Oh Sees. It’s always a big treat to see headliners like Oh Sees play in an intimate setting like Zebulon. The line-up was solid, … Continue reading

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Lie’, Egrets on Ergot and The Tissues at Part Time Punks 6.3.18

Last night Part Time Punks hosted another hot Sunday night scorcher at The Echoplex! Haunted Horses opened the show with a dark, very loud industrial-tinged set. I’ve really been into the synthpunk/darkwave scene lately, and Haunted Horses was just what … Continue reading

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Billie Joe Armstrong’s New Band The Longshot at The Redwood Bar 4.26.18

  Last night Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong’s new band The Longshot played a wild, rockin’, sweaty show at The Redwood Bar in downtown L.A. Eddie Lopez of “In Fuzz We Trust” booked this special show for his birthday, and … Continue reading

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Alice Bag Record Release Show at The Echo 4.7.18

Last Saturday night Alice Bag, Trap Girl, Fatty Cakes and the Puff Pastries, and a sold-out crowd celebrated the release of Alice’s new album “Blueprint” together at The Echo. This was an early, all-ages show, and whenever there are kids … Continue reading

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