credit: James Michael Juarez
On a full moon, SadGirl mysteriously surfaced out of the pacific and staggered onto the streets of LA. Cousins Misha Lindes (guitar/vocals), Paul Caruso (drums), and Dakota Peterson (bass) don’t remember much of their childhood - it was submerged at the bottom of the murky sea -
But now, the lo-fi, surf-wop trio is making waves. Proclaimed one of LA’s Hardest-Working Bands by Oh My Rockness, SadGirl delivers an iconic, “DIY” package of sound and image, complete with logo and merch designs equally fashionable and punk rock.
Like a twisted marriage between Roy Orbison and The Cramps (ordained by Link Wray), SadGirl invokes the music of a by-gone era. But don’t be fooled, these aren’t the tunes from Uncle Jimmy’s juke box …
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