When you see Youth in Revolt, you'll undoubtedly notice the song "When U Love Somebody". Let me save you the trouble of googling the lyrics to figure out who it's by (or staying till the end of the credits and squinting at the song titles) -- Fruit Bats. The song is from their 2003 album, Mouthfuls.
Cut to: 2010. With a new album, The Ruminant Band, released in August of 2009, they're on tour. Check them out on January 28 at EchoPlex.
In downtown Los Angeles, years ago, we met while working as editorial assistants at the Los Angeles Times. Today, we're still young, thirsty female journalists, on various paths of life (Chau in Silver Lake and Leslie in Brooklyn), here to deliver our best finds from this city and beyond, via the BEAT of young los angeles. Get comfortable and stay a while. Check back often!