Earlimart

Earlimart

Whilst considering the eponymous inspiration for the band name—an impoverished little cowtown halfway between frontman Aaron Espinoza’s birthplace of Fresno and his adopted hometown of Los Angeles, the musical mecca where he was destined to meet band-mate Ariana Murray—LA Weekly once noted that Earlimart isn’t really a place at all, but a journey:

A geographical journey that began with a teenage Espinoza escaping a deadbeat life in Fresno and a hellish factory job.

An emotional journey from youth and innocence to adulthood burdened by... more