Written by Charles Stepczyk, syndicated Insomnia Radio SoCal Host
After being channeled through Long Beach’s 1932 Summer Olympics traffic circle, I must have mistakenly picked the turnoff for aquatic events, but gracelessly pulled myself out of the time warp, ending up at DiPiazza’s in Long Beach in time to check out the anticipated ‘Pensive’ CD Release Party #1 (the LA County edition).
‘Pensive’, a nationally known and quality four-piece rock band from San Diego, were releasing a new full length entitled ‘Artifacts’ on their LA CD release leg, the main purpose of my visit this evening. They happened to be one of many bands on a lineup catering to an all ages crowd. A few groups performing at DiPiazzas this evening: ‘The City Drive’, ‘Uh Oh! Explosion’, ‘Nextdoor’ and a local new wave stylized group, ‘Mighty 690’. (continue reading…)