Out of the Blue: Souther

It's been 50 years since the "Summer of Love," and though the liberal mores which were then taboo and revolutionary are now commonplace, the refrains of go west and chase your dreams or make sure to put some flowers in your hair, are clichés that

Locals: Souther's Carly Fratianne embraces transparency on 'Is for Lovers'

"Honest," the opening salvo on Souther's debut EP Is for Lovers, begins with singer/guitarist Carly Fratianne expressing her desire to be more transparent. "I've done my best to be honest about the most important things," she sings atop shuffling drums and fanged curls of guitar.