El May at the Media Club

El May at the Media Club

El May at the Media Club, Vancouver, Aug 21 2014. Kirk Chantraine photo.

Photos – El May at the Media Club, Vancouver, Aug 21 2014

– photos by Kirk Chantraine

El May opening for The Rosebuds at the Media Club in Vancouver Thursday night.

El May is actually Lara Meyerratken, an Australian singer/songwriter, musician and visual artist currently living in Los Angeles. On this, the first night of her tour with The Rosebuds, she led a four-piece band through songs from her second full-length, The Other Person is You, which is officially released Aug. 26. For one song, the duet “Diamonds, Girl”, she brought up a friend named Hannah, whom Meyerratken said was studying psychology in Vancouver. The singer also called her music “psychology pop.”

El May self-released her self-titled debut in 2010. She has also worked with Ben Lee, Crooked Fingers, Luna and Nada Surf.

Video – El May, “I Played a Role”:

More El May at the Media Club photos:

Kirk Chantraine

About Kirk Chantraine

Kirk Chantraine is a Canadian photographer and software developer currently based in Vancouver, British Columbia. He graduated from Vancouver Film School for 3D Animation in 2004 and has been working in the Visual Effects industry ever since with companies such as Electronic Arts and Disney.

Over the last few years Kirk has exhibited his photographic works in San Francisco and Vancouver. A music aficionado and vinyl junkie, Kirk shoots live music and performance at an inhuman pace across North America for The Snipe News , along with landscape and portraiture. If you’re buying: gin-and-tonics. He is @kchantraine on Twitter.

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