Monday, October 8, 2007

MISS DERRINGER in LA Weekly


photo by Kevin Scanlon

MISS DERRINGER'S Liz McGrath and Morgan Slade were featured and graced the cover of last weeks LA Weekly. It's an interesting read. To read the full article, click HERE. Here's an excerpt:
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Exiles On Main Street
By LINDA IMMEDIATO
Wednesday, September 12, 2007 - 2:00 pm

Lady McGrath

Upon entering Liz McGrath’s loft you arrive in a foyer, a square room with dark-brown walls adorned with black molding and her signature taxidermy creatures hanging in boxes like gothic sepulchers. It’s small and dark, like the elevator in the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland, but it’s a deceptive introduction to the bright, white and vaulted living space behind it. McGrath, tiny, with an impish smile and bleach-blond hair that is as pale as her skin, and her similarly complected husband, photographer Morgan Slade (who is McGrath’s band mate in the goth-western outfit Miss Derringer), look like a match made by Tolkien. Their space is actually the amalgamation of two lofts. One used to be a gay-porn studio called Chocolate Drop Productions, which eventually got the boot when tenants got sick of feces in their showers and douche bottles littering the floor of their shared bathroom. The other part of her loft belonged to a set director, who left behind the most coveted thing in the Canadian — a private shower and toilet that he had installed himself. Moving into the Canadian was moving up for McGrath...

(to read the rest of the article click HERE)

You can catch Miss Derringer at The El Rey on November 3rd.