MFR Exclusive: Anni Rossi Tour Diary, Feb. 5
*MP3: Anni Rossi - "The West Coast"
I am very excited to have the always wonderful Anni Rossi here on MFR for next few weeks. She will be sending in exclusive diary entries from her current tour and mix tapes of what she's been listening to in the van.
"Wed Feb 5th
I flew to LA last week. I have been hanging out with my friends at CalArts. I couldn't afford to bring my stomp box on the plane with me because they are charging obscene amounts of money for any checked baggage these days. So....... my friend Aimee "borrowed" a green box from the green screen studio at Cal Arts for me when i got into town. It sounded pretty ok tonight at the smell. I hope I didn't ruin anyone's video shoot by taking it. I am going to put it back after my tour.
My new friend Jessie Thurston and I listened to The Shags on her car stereo on the way to the show. We bonded the previous night because I sang "Broken Wings" by Mr. Mister at Karaoke and she sang a gothy country song I had never heard, but it was awesome. Singing karaoke is a great way to make friends. I hope I can make it through a whole song without laughing some day soon.
*MP3: Mr. Mister - "Broken Wings"
This awesome kid opened for Whitman and I tonight. He plays under the name "Nicole Kidman". He rocks it with just a keyboard and sings in a somewhat high, nervous sounding register. I guess he is hosting our show in West Covina in a few days and will be playing with us again.