One Album Wonders: V.A.N.

The following entry originally appeared on the Amoeblog V.A.N. - Out in the Rain (1992) V.A.N. were a short-lived "melodic hard rock" band from Germany who released just one album in 1992, Out of the Rain. I have no idea what the acronym "V.A.N." stands for. It's not derived by the names of the band's … Continue reading One Album Wonders: V.A.N.

No Enclave — Kitsch and Kultur: Exploring SoCal Bavaria

1 Diversity has long been part of the fabric of Los Angeles and Southern California. Humans first arrived here¬†at least 13,000 years ago and more than¬†twenty Native American nations made their home here before the Spanish Conquest. The Spanish pueblo of Los Angeles was itself founded by people of Native, African, European, and mixed ancestries … Continue reading No Enclave — Kitsch and Kultur: Exploring SoCal Bavaria