Summa photographed the reigning king and queen of L.A. punk at their West Hollywood home (left) and on the town in Los Angeles. "They were much more successful than the other bands in the scene," says Summa. "But I think they all worked together and it never felt like people were jealous of them."
Halfway through Ruban Nielson’s explorative third LP, Multi-Love, the bipolar “Extreme Wealth and Casual Cruelty” fractures momentarily into reverberating shards, creaking like a bridge collapsing as a murky guitar yowls in the background. Coming so soon after a silky smooth, Steely Dan-referencing guitar solo courtesy of his equally musical father Chris Nielson, it’s a tonally… More »