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.

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

Posted in Events, Live Music, Music, Upcoming Events | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Miscellanious, Music, Photo Essays | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Music, Photo Essays | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Music, Photo Essays | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Events, Miscellanious, Music, Photo Essays | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Music, Photo Essays | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Events, Music, Photo Essays | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Chrome at The Echoplex – Hosted by Part Time Punks 3.18.18

Last night Part Time Punks served up another tasty Sunday feast at The Echoplex. On the menu was Boyscouts, Automelodi and the legendary Chrome (fronted by original member Helios Creed). I was at Gitane Demone’s homeless benefit at Cafe Nela, … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Music, Photo Essays | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thurston Moore Group at Zebulon

Anyone who knows me well knows I’ve always been a huge fan of Sonic Youth. I’ve seen them many times over the past few decades, and always bought as many recordings as I could get my hands on. When Sonic … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Music, Photo Essays | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Red Aunts at The Echo

It’s been about 20 years since I’ve had the pleasure of seeing The Red Aunts. Back in the 90’s, I never missed any of their shows, so you can imagine how excited I was to see them onstage again. The … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Miscellanious, Music, Photo Essays | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment