Cassie Ramone is known for being the roughest edge in her collaborations. In Vivian Girls, she’s the nasal alto with the flat delivery, tempered by Katy Goodman’s angelic soprano. In the Babies, she pretties-up her punk energy to meet Kevin Morby’s precise, carefully crafted style, but never quite fits in. Show More Summary
La Sera Hour of the Dawn [Hardly Art; 2014] by Art Ivan Rating: If La Sera’s last two albums more or less mirrored the trajectory of sole songwriter Katy Goodman’s larger joint venture as part of Vivian Girls, the correspondence ends with Hour of the Dawn. Show More Summary
La Sera, the solo project from the former Vivian Girl Katy Goodman, released the new album Hour Of The Dawn last month. And in the new video for the jangling “Fall In Place,” we see Goodman and guitarist Todd Wisenbaker bopping down a sunny street, walking their dog and playing the song. Roadies frantically switch [...]
La Sera – Losing To The Dark. La Sera’s Katy Goodman put out a new record called Hour of the Dawn, and it sounds like this: bang, crash, boom. It also sounds like heartbreak and sweetness, and the fact that Goodman, late of the Vivian Girls, can put it all together so deftly and melodically […]
Guided By Voices has a new video debuting on Funny or Die starring comedians Rob Corddry (The Daily Show), Brian Huskey (The Onion News Network), Rich Fulcher (The Mighty Boosh), and musician Katy Goodman (La Sera). Check it out and see if you like their new single "Bad Love Is Easy To Do". Show More Summary
“Bad Love Is Easy To Do,” the lead single from Guided By Voices’ Cool Planet, now has a video featuring comedians Rob Corddry, Brian Huskey, and Rich Fulcher plus La Sera’s Katy Goodman among others. Produced by Funny Or Die and shot around the site’s Hollywood office, it’s a tribute to/parody of Simon & Garfunkel. [...]
Katy Goodman’s taking the breakup of her longtime band Vivian Girls in stride – she’s… Read more articles like "mp3: La Sera, “Running Wild”" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
(photo by Jake Michaels) For her third album as La Sera, Katy Goodman is changing the mood a bit from solemn and melancholy to the closest thing to happiness for her. This will be revealed on May 13th when Hour Of The Dawn (Hardly Art) will be released. You can have your first taste of […]
Vivian Girls breathed their last breath earlier this year, and now former Vivs bassist/vocalist Katy Goodman, once known to the world as Kickball Katy, is soldiering on with her La Sera solo project and getting ready to release the new album Hour Of The Dawn. We’ve already shared first single “Losing To The Dark,” and [...]
(photo by Jake Michaels) To lose ones self in the dark could have a double meaning. Either it means to lose to the ways of the day, or to let yourself go into the joys that the evening or darkness can provide. For Katy Goodman, she has a way of expressing herself that may not […]
The Vivian Girls played their last show ever just a few nights ago, and now that band’s former bassist Katy Goodman is already moving on. This spring, she’ll release Hour Of The Dawn, the third solo album that she’s recorded under the name La Sera. In a press release, Goodman talks about how she didn’t [...]
Vivian Girls just played their farewell shows over the weekend, and now Katy Goodman has announced details on the new La Sera album. It's titled Hour of the Dawn and will be out May 13 on Hardly Art. That's...
On Sept. 15, La Sera (the solo project from Vivian Girls' Katy Goodman) played a show at Neumos in Seattle, Wash.
The news is overwhelming and we are not evolutionarily developed to take in this amount of information about that many people suffering. So when it's too much, I'm just going to look at what's right in front of me: my kid, my veggie burger, my guitar.
Fans of Best Coast should take note of Books of Love. The L.A. duo — comprised of Katy Goodman (Vivian Girls, La Sera) and Greta Morgan (The Hush Sound) — turns up the doo-wop on Bethany Cosentino’s summery lo-fi surf rock. Their debut track, “Space Time,” spins a tale of unrequited, interstellar love. It comes [...]
Watch their inter-stellar music video for "Space Time".
by Bill Pearis Not content with just two bands, Vivian Girls/La Sera singer Katy Goodman has formed Books of Love with Hush Sound's Greta Morgan. Please don't confuse the duo with '80s synthpop band Book of Love. (You probably won't...