This week's Friday Feature is La Sera is an indie pop band from Los Angeles, USA featuring vocals from Katy Goodman of Vivian Girls. La Sera's sound is much gentler than that of Vivian Girls. Their first album La Sera in particular is a dreamy affair, seeking inspiration from 1950s and 60s pop but even more bouncy second album Sees the Light is filled with summery instrumentals, a touch of reverb and Katy's gentle, breathy, flowing vocals. Listening to La Sera is like all the fun of a midnight beach party but without all the sand getting in your shoes.
Katy is a member of punk rock band Vivian Girls.
La Sera spent the majority of 2012 touring, including opening for Father John Misty.
Featured Song: Devils Hearts Grow Gold
Where can I hear more?
You can sample two songs on La Sera's Hardly Art page and another two on their last.fm page. You can then download their two albums La Sera (2011) and Sees the Light (2012).
What is their website?
Next week: Because I'm enjoying them so much...Dry the River