Music Playlist: Sounds of Silverlake, California

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It has been my good fortune to have been traveling around the world lately—London, Paris, and New York, among others. I don't often miss being home in Los Angeles, but when I do, it's because of the music scene. Los Angeles is arguably still the most important place on earth for music, so I wanted an eclectic offering from this Mecca. At the heart of the LA music scene is Silverlake. With notable clubs like Spaceland and The Echo, Silverlake provides an oasis of freedom to create independently from "the machinery". From indie rock frontrunner Nico Stai to the eccentric Goth producer Deathelectric, this is a play list that is oozing with originality and independence.

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NICO STAI / Dead Pony / Dead Pony EP

ROBERT FRANCIS / Junebug / Before Nightfall

FASCINOMA / Straight Up (Paula Abdul Cover) / Fascinoma

WARPAINT / Billie Holiday / Exquisite Corpse

SUMMER DARLING / Little Armenia / I Know You - I Never Knew You

DEERHEART / Oh So Safe / Deerheart EP

DEATHELECTRIC / Lipstick and Cigarettes / In The Evening Sun

GLISS / Morning Light / Devotion Implosion

THE MOVIES / Missed Opportunities / Based On A True Story

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EAGLE and TALON / Dropped Down / Eagle and Talon Cares


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Michael Anderson is the founding partner of Sixteen 14 Global, an independent music and entertainment company based in Los Angeles and London.

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