Amy Au

Laying down a beat

Laying down a beat

 The mass of fans, packed into the Troubadour in West Hollywood, chant “Eve6, Eve6!” with religious fervor. Later, the opening notes of “Inside Out” are played, driving the crowd to scream and shout. As the lead vocalist sings into the mic, the fans echo the lyrics with mounting enthusiasm. Q: When did you start writing […]

 Amy Au

Media arts hires new instructional assistant

Media arts hires new instructional assistant

The sound of keys jingling in the keyhole of the door to the Roundup can be heard over the chaos and chatter of the newsroom. A tuft of dark brown hair and a pair of searching brown eyes survey the room to see if there’s a class in session. He sits at a computer and […]

 Amy Au

Ipods and earbuds

Ipods and earbuds

Photo by: Amy Au   The smell of pot wafted in the air of the Saint Rocke club. An enthusiastic and determined group of three men took center stage and the first notes rang out into the atmosphere. Drunken patrons were swaying and unconsciously rocking out to the opening band. Long before their performance that […]

 Amy Au

The Crusaders

Local band The Crusaders plays at night in the Guitar Merchant, Woodland Hills, Calif. Video by: Amy Au