The Scene Kid

Fiona Pestana

Fiona Pestana is a junior writing about Los Angeles’ local music scene. Her column, “The Scene Kid,” typically runs every other Thursday.

Featured columns

The Scene Kid: There’s an art to making the perfect playlist
“High Fidelity” gave us a few essential playlisting tips, but there are a few more every music-lover should know.

The Scene Kid: With live events canceled, digitally supporting local artists is the way to go
Buying from local record stores online and viewing live-streams are just a few of the ways to support local artists during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Scene Kid: How to avoid another Saturday night of staying in
The city of Los Angeles has at least five cool local art events happening every night.

The Scene Kid: New Professor Music might be ‘The World’s Greatest Record Company’
I was lost in a hole of Spotify playlists when I stumbled upon one dedicated to indie music: “Fresh Finds: Index.”

The Scene Kid: Four USC artists turned my kitchen into a stage
Creating a tangible sense of community with art reminds me how great it is to be alive.