**’Do It in LA’ by Ask Carol**
From Ask Carol: In April this year, we, Ask Carol, finally got set up for a meeting with some big shot management in LA, which we had been working towards for a long time. We were supposed to fly in around the middle of April, but we all know what happened… So, with all travels out of the question, we were stuck in the middle of nowhere, with internet-speeds from the 90s. “What do we do now?” we thought.
In need of a distraction from our frustrations, we made this song, “Do It in LA”. Half satirical comedy about the shallow, plastic fantastic society, half an honest testimony to us dreaming ourselves away to sunny Californ-i-a, and LA. Everyone has an opinion about the celebrity scene, but who hasn’t dreamt of being a Hollywood star?
A contrast to our often more melancholic music, we needed some feelgood music in our not so cheerful times. This is what we ended up with. A feelgood, rockin Alt-pop tune about making it big in LA. Badass female vocals, lots of energy and a stubborn punk attitude. As if Blondie had a kid with Paramore… Satirical lyrics of a shallow, plastic fantastic society, but really, it’s just us dreaming ourselves away to sunny California in these crazy times.
Based out of the Norwegian mountain community Auma, comes the grungy alt-pop duo Ask Carol. Ask Carol is a high energy power-duo with a big sound. Multitasking is their middle name. Two guitars, drums, a synth, a drum machine and an unique splitting system for Carol’s guitar, makes this two-piece sound like a full band. Their sound can be fierce and mean, then suddenly turn soft and comforting.
Their sound could make you think of artists like the Kills, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs with a Nordic, melancholic twist. Ask Carol has toured in the Philippines, Japan, South Korea, Scandinavia, SXSW two times and more ,and supported The Brian Jonestown Massacre.
Their first EP was released on Grappa Musikkforlag. The band now put out their music on ChoVan Records, their own Indie Label. Given the special circumstances, tours and concerts are postponed. They have a concert scheduled for October 10th in Oslo. This year they will be focusing on new single Run With You (May 15th) and the upcoming album slated early 2021.
Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Perc / Carol
Drums, Guitar, Keyboard, Sampling / Mr. Ask