Itasca Tickets Resident Los Angeles Tuesday, August 01


Itasca Event

Itasca

Scott Hirsch, Lauren Barth, Dylan Golden Aycock

Tuesday, August 01
Doors @
Show @ 8:00 PM MST
Price: FREE
Ages: 21 and Over

Itasca

ItascaItasca is the musical identity of Los Angeles-based guitarist, singer, and songwriter Kayla Cohen. Just as the name itself is ambiguous—a 19th-century pseudo-Ojibwe place name and portmanteau of the Latin words for “truth” (veritas) and “head” (caput)—so too is Cohen’s musical project mutable and multivalent: fundamentally unconcerned with genre, but richly allusive of the hermetic worlds of private-press canyon-cult mystics and East Coast noiseniks alike. Though deeply informed by the mythology and iconography of the modern American desert West, Cohen likewise finds kinship with a lineage of English iconoclasts such as Michael Chapman and Bridget St John. Her adept fingerstyle guitar work—nimble but unshowy, always at the service of framing her plaintively unspooling modal progressions and gorgeous, moonlit voice—centers Itasca’s melancholy pastorales in a hazy, heat-mirage space equally suggestive of familiarity and distance, community and anomie.

Venue Information

Resident

428 S Hewitt Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013

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