No Age, the duo of guitarist Randy Randall and drummer Dean Allen Spunt, perfectly embodies the spirit of the current art-punk scene in Los Angeles. Merging classic lo-fi indie rock with art-damaged experimentalism and hardcore punk’s DIY ethics, the scene in LA congealed in the early 2000s around bands like Mika Miko, HEALTH and Silver Daggers at the downtown venue/gallery The Smell. No Age was one of the first bands from this scene to gain wide recognition through its infectious blend of high-energy thrash, churning noise and skewed pop melody.
No Age emerged from the demise of Wives, a group that featured Spunt, Randall and drummer Jeremy Villalobos. Spunt and Randall formed No Age in late 2005, taking the band name from a 1987 compilation of... Read More