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Vans Girls Music Crushes: Samira Winter

Light, dreamy, and full of joy: just a few simple words to describe the airy melodies of Winter. It’s been months since we first stumbled upon the band in a crowded venue in Echo Park, and it was that very moment when we became enamored with the enchanting performance of front woman, Samira Winter. Her quirky style and gentle voice were endearing, but it was her catchy lyrics that hit the emotional sweet spot in giving us all the nostalgic feels of youthful heartbreak, and classroom daydreams. We caught up with Samira at one of her favorite shops, Lolipop Records, to chat more about her musings, and her guilty musical pleasures that don’t include Justin Bieber (darn). Learn what makes Samira tick after the jump… 

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thetalonforyourhead  asked:

i'm going to la, what are some vinyl records stores in la that you would recommend? i've been to amoeba but thats pretty much it. i just started collecting and have a long list of albums to buy.

GREAT QUESTION! HERE YOU GO!

-Vacation Vinyl (harder stuff)

-Hi-Fidelity (lots of soul)

-Headline Records (punk shop)

-Jackknife Records & Tapes (great little shop, good finds)

-Rockaway Records ( A little pricey, but tons of hard to find stuff)

-Origami Vinyl (Great for newer indie stuff)

-Mono Records (Good for used rock)

-Gimme Gimme Records (Great Jazz/Blues section, good indie stuff)

-Lolipop Records (Tiny shop with a good punk section)

-Permanent Records (Great punk, 60’s rock stuff)

-Wombelton Records (Expensive, hard to find import stuff)

-Mount Analog (More electronica than other stuff, beautiful shop)

-The Last Book Store (Just go, it’s one of the coolest places in LA)

-Burger Records ( Lots of Punk and Indie, good deals on stuff!)

-Fingerprints (Long Beach staple.)

-Record Surplus (overwhelming, mostly older stuff)