The Like: this LA-based four-piece are immaculately upbeat, think quick-step pop, with bad girl lyrics. They are the jingle jangle, the everything that’s so almost-wholesome in a 60s kinda way, and each and every one of their riffs plants itself – oh-so-firmly – in your head for weeks at a stretch.
They’ve supported The Strokes, and opened for Muse and the Arctic Monkeys, and their latest effort Release Me, produced by the seemingly omniscient Mark Ronson with a touch of help from the likes of The Dap Kings’ Homer Steinweiss among others, has been on repeat in the RUSSH office since its release last year.
Tennessee Thomas, The Like’s drummer and one of the founding members, loves a Neapolitan shake from In-N-Out, collects 45s cases in lieu of purses and haunts op-shops for the perfect mini. When we speak to her, she’s “alright”, no, she’s “oh so fabulous” and in her bedroom in LA.( Read on for Thomas's thoughts the difference between like and love, her style icons and the places to go in the City of Angels.Collapse )source