In a post Wednesday on Instagram, Creevy, now 23, described having sex with Redman when she was 14 years old and … It just reached out to bands it loved and released mostly limited-edition runs of cassette tapes, leaving it to other labels to court the musicians it championed. Earlier in the evening, Froom said, “I was saying no to everything,” recalling how she repeatedly had asked Rademaker to drop her off and to leave. The Buttertones. Jennifer Lopez’s new social media challenge has gone viral — for the wrong reasons. She said Redman, aged 20, had sex with her when she was 14 (although he thought she was 16), refused to use protection, and gave her HPV. Les meilleures offres pour The Buttertones - Midnight in a Moonless Dream sont sur eBay Comparez les prix et les spécificités des produits neufs et d'occasion Pleins d'articles en livraison gratuite! It felt, say many of the women who hung out there, like a high-school clubhouse. The friends she came to the bar with had left and she found herself alone with Rademaker. The Buttertones began in bassist Sean Redman’s shabby Hollywood apartment. The community of outcasts that comprise much of the DIY/underground music scene, say the women and girls who belonged to it, presents itself as liberal and inclusive, but it often betrays those who need it and trust it the most. The Buttertones est composé de cinq musiciens : Richard Araiza (chant/guitare), Sean Redman (basse), Modesto Cobian (batterie), Dakota Lee (guitare) et London Guzman (saxophone). She says they talked nearly every day. Casey Redd, Taylor Kourkos, Charlotte Froom and Emily Langland. Eh bien, c’est là toute la particularité de The Buttertones. THE BUTTERTONES en concert : The Buttertones est un groupe aux influences multiples et presque inclassable musicalement tellement la diversité de leurs titres est grand The Buttertones were formed in 2011 as a bedroom project for singer/guitarist Richard Araiza, drummer Modesto Cobian, and ex-Cherry Glazerr bassist Sean Redman. >> https://buttertones.bandcamp.com Formés en 2011 à Hollywood avec Sean Redman (basse, auparavant dans Cherry Glazerr), Richard Araiza (guitare et chant) et Modesto ‘Cobi’ Cobiån (multi-instrumentiste et batteur), alors qu’ils étaient des marginaux du lycée (ou des ‘drinking buddies’ selon eux), les Buttertones s’apprêtent à sortir leur troisième album chez Innovative Leisure. “I idolized these people when I was a teenager. Get recommendations for other artists you'll love. An all-ages ethos was key to Burger’s identity. “I felt confused and violated,” she says, adding that it took time, reflection and therapy to come to terms with what happened to her in 2013. Written By The Buttertones, Modeste ‘Cobi’ Cobián, Sean Redman & 2 more Engineering By Michael Harris , Jonny Bell & Christopher Cerullo Mixed By Jonny Bell The abuses endemic to Burger Records, they say, are representative of the problem but far from unique. Adam Benavides July 16th, 2020 - 6:53 PM. Langland says she was a little put off by his advances, but that she still counted herself a fan of his music. Quelques jours avant la création du compte, le 16 juillet, Clementine Creevy du groupe Cherry Glazerr, avait parlé de son histoire sur Instagram avec un membre du groupe The Buttertones (Sean Redman), issu de la même scène garage californienne, mais signé sur un autre label local : Innovative Leisure. Salina did not respond to multiple requests for comment by The Times. The following day, Burger Records turned off the comments on an Instagram post after women began writing about their traumatic experiences there. I’m 29.”. Last week, Cherry Glazzer frontwoman Clementine Creevy accused The Buttertones’ Sean Redman of statutory rape and abuse. Redman was a member of Cherry Glazerr from 2013 to 2016 when he left to focus on his other group The Buttertones, with Creevy, now 23, telling the … Sean Redman, 26, bassist, listed his personal taste to sway towards bands like Nirvana and The Gorillaz. Though the scene is brimming with young bands, few are as exciting as The Buttertones, an energetic five-piece consisting of Richard Araiza (vocals/guitar), Sean Redman (bass), Modesto Cobian (drums), Dakota Lee Boettcher (guitar), and London Guzman (saxophone). Healing, she says, is a lifelong journey. Sexual abuse has long been part and parcel of the anything-goes, predominantly masculine rock ‘n’ roll ethos cultivated by the musical culture, the bands that populate it and the labels that traffic in it, say many of the women interviewed for this story by The Times. The other, Lee Rickard, did not respond to a request for comment. Charlotte Froom, formerly of The Like, alleges that she was sexually assaulted when she was 22. “When I find a band I really like, do I have to ask, ‘Have you raped anybody, and have you done this or that',” he said. “They think they’re progressive because they’re artists, but it’s all controlled by men,” says music fan and artist Amanda Martin, who was heavily involved in the So Cal music scene from 2003 to 2015. But by the end of the night, she said, she was too intoxicated to consent. In the post, Creevy alleges that she and Redman began a sexual relationship after meeting at a music workshop in Hollywood when Redman was 20 years old and she was just 14. “In hindsight, it took me a lot of time to understand it wasn’t my fault,” Froom says. Clementine Creevy, the leader of Cherry Glazerr, posted a statement last week sharing her story about Sean Redman, the bassist of the Buttertones. They founded Burger Records in 2007. As Burger grew, the label hosted a slew of popular shows and festivals around Southern California including Burger-a-Go Go, which paid tribute to all-female-fronted bands, and the two-day Burgerama, which annually drew thousands of fans and featured eclectic lineups of dozens of underground garage bands and indie rock giants including Weezer, Ariel Pink, Fidlar, the Spits, Ty Segall, Roky Erickson and Gang of Four. Get recommendations for other artists you'll love. Their stories about what happened in and around the Burger scene illuminate a broader culture of sexual abuse in Southern California’s underground music world that — more than three years into the reckoning brought by the #metoo movement — has remained largely in the shadows. When they got to her neighborhood, he wouldn’t let her out of the car in front of her apartment; instead, Froom says, he continued to drive around for almost 45 minutes until he could find street parking. Froom says she was so drunk that she poured one, and after that she alleges that Rademaker raped her while she came in and out of consciousness. That relationship, she wrote, was also emotionally abusive. … After posting photos she took at a show, the band’s lead singer, Matt Schmalfeld, flirted with her on social media. A post shared by @cherryglazerr on Jul 15, 2020 at 5:40am PDT, Shortly after the band shared Creevy’s letter on Instagram, Innovative Leisure tweeted that they had dropped The Buttertones from their label, vowing that they “will continue to strive to create a safe and inclusive environment for our artists, staff and fans.”, — Innovative Leisure (@ILRecords) July 16, 2020, In a brief statement posted to Instagram earlier in the day, The Buttertones officially announced they had also cut ties with Redman saying, “We do not condone Sean’s behavior and he is no longer a member of The Buttertones.”. “I kept saying, ‘You said you’d drop me off, please drop me off,’ and he wouldn’t let me out of the car, and then he forced himself into my apartment,” Froom says. (Photographs by Christina House, Dania Maxwell and Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times). In a lengthy message posted … At first, Redd felt at home among Burger fans and bands, and in the spaces they occupied. It was that shame, she says, that kept her from filing a police report or otherwise going public with her experience. Creevy explains she spent years being confused and traumatized by the relationship, which allegedly included other forms of ongoing manipulation and abuse. (The Growlers released music through Burger.) “I f—ed up bad. A 2014 Los Angeles Times article about the band … The garage-rock musician Nobunny (Justin Champlin), who released numerous albums on Burger, admitted to a history of sexual misconduct and announced that he would no longer play music. In January 2018, Cherry Glazerr announced that Sasami Ashworth had left the band in order to concentrate on her own musical projects. 0 Sean Redman performing with Cherry Glazerr at Echo Park Rising in 2014 (Photo by Carl Pocket) Cherry Glazerr frontwoman Clementine Creevy has accused former bandmate Sean Redman, who went on to become bassist in the Buttertones, of statutory rape.. In January 2018, Cherry Glazerr announced that Sasami Ashworth had left the band in order to concentrate on her own musical projects. All rights reserved. “We were three girls in a band, hoping to be a part of a community, and the feedback was, ‘You will always be seen as this sexual component, and don’t complain about it, because this is how things are.’”. As a band, they formed in 2012 when the original three members, vocalist Richard Araiza, bassist Sean Redman, former member of fellow LA band Cherry Glazerr and drummer Modeste “Cobi” Cobian met at the Musicians Institute in Hollywood, California. In them, Salina apologizes and expresses remorse, writing, “I won’t ever be allowed to play music again and that is fair.” He also wrote that he didn’t think of their relationship as abusive at the time but that he now understands that it was wrong. “I’m so proud of myself and how far I’ve come,” rapper Kodak Black says on “Last Day In,” his first new song since Trump commuted his federal prison sentence. Pourquoi un saxophone dans un groupe de garage rock, me direz-vous ? Many women interviewed by The Times described rampant drug and alcohol use, even at shows where alcohol was not for sale. The music scene, by comparison, says one young female musician with experience in TV, is a “dumpster fire” when it comes to protecting female musicians. Singer Brooks Nielsen issued an apology and two members left the band, although the Growlers recently listed three new tour dates for 2021. Redd went public with her experience last summer, sharing her story on her personal Instagram page and soon after on a page she created called Lured_By_Burger Records, which posted accusations about men in the Burger scene from other female fans and artists. Redd stopped posting to the account at the end of July, writing that she needed an extended period of rest and recovery. She said “no” three times, enough that she feared the situation could turn violent. “I just wanted to be friends with other musicians,” says McDonough. According to an article from Brooklyn Vegan, LA-based post-punk band The Buttertones have been dropped from their label Innovative Leisure after bassist Sean Redman was accused of statutory rape and abuse. 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