Rising Voices charity cover of Depeche Mode’s “People Are People”  
November 18, 2020

Surely Lorraine is one of 36 world-wide musicians (including Alphaville frontman Marian Gold) participating in the release of a special new cover of Depeche Mode’s enduring classic, “People Are People.” Proceeds will benefit the NAACP Empowerment Program, the Southern Poverty Law Center and Head Count. The music video and stream are due out on Friday, Nov. 20 (more info).



Yay! LA Mag premieres music video for “Attachments”  
January 13, 2019

The music video for the song “Attachments” premiered on the Los Angeles-based arts, music, culture blog Yay! LA Mag in December. Editor-in-Chief Daniel Antonio Barron said of the song: “… Like the full album itself, it synthesizes folk rock, New Wave, and gothic sensibilities into something aching and beautiful.”


“Desdemona Resurrect” to be released on vinyl Dec. 6  
November 29, 2019

Surely Lorraine will release her 2017 debut album, “Desdemona Resurrect,” on vinyl December 6, 2019. A special Black Friday $10 presale extends until midnight December 1 on Bandcamp.



New show: Tuesday, Nov. 26, at the Hi Hat supporting the Colour Coast residency  
November 14, 2019

Surely Lorraine will be supporting the Colour Coast’s November residency at the Hi Hat with the Time Travelers and All Things Blue, presented by Wild Riot, on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. The Hi Hat is located in Highland Park at 5043 York Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90042.


“Grandmother Tongue” added to Molasses Mag compilation  
May 26, 2019

“Grandmother Tongue,” off Surely Lorraine’s debut album, “Desdemona Resurrect,” is a part of new online music publication Molasses Mag’s compilation commemorating its April 13 launch. Proceeds from the pay-what-you-can collection benefit the New York and California-based music blog dedicated to centering underrepresented voices of emerging independent musicians and writers of minority ethnic/racial backgrounds. Other artists include Proper., Chris Lee Rodriguez, Baby Grill, Lucky Cat, thanks for coming, denise t., Tristan Puig, Easy Tigress, lavendar menace, For Lack of a Term, Fear Not Ourselves Alone, Material Support, Fairgrounds, safety scissors and Dani Riddle. More info at:


Surely Lorraine played a pop-up show at the DTLA Mini Maker Faire  
December 17, 2018 

Surely Lorraine was the featured band for the DTLA Mini Maker Faire on December 1 at Downtown L.A.’s Central Library. Two sets were played, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., amongst revelry of crafty new inventions of science, technology and art.


Playlist adds to Netherlands indie, rock, shoegaze station  
September 3, 2018

Netherlands-based indie, rock, shoegaze music platform Frequenzy has added Surely Lorraine to their online radio station’s playlist. Listen in to catch songs from the debut album, “Desdemona Resurrect,” along with other great tunes from around the world: 



Featured Thought Provoker in VoyageLA Magazine  
August 20, 2018

VoyageLA is featuring Surely Lorraine in the Thought Provokers section of their online magazine! Check out the interview here (click on the image):

Photo by Lesley Park

New shows: APAHM showcase on Thursday, May 17, at Lot 1 Cafe and Saturday, June 23, at The Smell  
April 29, 2018

Surely Lorraine will be playing the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 2018 showcase co-presented by Moonroom and PLAG Presents on Thursday, May 17, 2018, at Lot 1 Cafe in Echo Park (1533 West Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026).  
Doctors & Engineers, Lions! and Smiling Beth also share the night.  
The show is 21+, Free.

Surely Lorraine will also play the Smell in Downtown Los Angeles (247 S Main St, Los Angeles) on June 23, 2018, with Earth Is a Death Star, Cheekface and Lost Anyway. The show is $5, all ages.


Album release show on Sunday, October 29, at Grand Star Jazz Club  
October 24, 2017

Surely Lorraine will be playing the songs of her debut album, “Desdemona Resurrect”, live at Chinatown’s Grand Star Jazz Club on Sunday, October 29th. Matisse Marie & Dante Lee and Master Key will open the show. Doors at 8pm, ages 21+, no cover. Grand Star Jazz Club is at 943 North Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012.


Debut Album “Desdemona Resurrect” now released on digital platforms  
October 22, 2017

Surely Lorraine’s debut album “Desdemona Resurrect” is now released via stream and digital download on Bandcamp, iTunes (MFiT format), Amazon, Spotify, Tidal, and all digital platforms.


Release date set and presale begins for debut album “Desdemona Resurrect”  
August 12, 2017

Surely Lorraine’s debut album “Desdemona Resurrect” will be released on October 22, 2017, and is now on presale via Bandcamp (digital, cd and vinyl) and iTunes (MFiT format).

Through Bandcamp, a download of the first track, “Don’t You (Forget About Me)” is instantly available (in multiple formats – MP3, FLAC, etc) after purchase. Purchase of a cd or vinyl also comes with the digital download upon album release (and the instant download of the first track). The album features 3 covers and 5 original songs, half cowritten with/produced by Boz Boorer at Serra Vista Studios (Portugal) and half coproduced by Surely Lorraine and Eric Berdon (Los Angeles). The album is mastered by Emily Lazar at Lodge Mastering (New York), assisted by Chris Allgood. Cover artwork is by Katy Unger.


DIY Crowdfunding Begins!  
March 1, 2017

Supporters have one more chance to be listed in the Thank You credits of the debut album, “Desdemona Resurrect”! For any amount donated, you and/or your company will be listed, and $10+plus donations will also receive a download of the album upon release and a Surely Lorraine t-shirt (size based on availability, so the sooner the better)! The fundraising goal is $6,000 and the tally will be updated at!  These funds are going towards covers & sample licensing and manufacturing costs.


IndieGogo Campaign Launched to Fund Completion of the Debut Album  
December 6, 2016

Friends and Supporters!  
Endless Thanks to all who pledged on the Kickstarter campaign! Your generosity and encouragement mean so much. As we did not meet the goal needed on the all-or-nothing platform, an IndieGogo (new and improved!) campaign has been launched through December 14th for supporters to re-pledge their support and this time have it stick. The website for the new fundraising campaign is:

Thank you again for believing in the music!


Kickstarter Campaign Launched to Fund Completion of Surely Lorraine’s new album, “Desdemona Resurrect”

October 20, 2016

The Kickstarter crowdfund campaign to fundraise for completion of Surely Lorraine’s new album has been launched, along with the album name, “Desdemona Resurrect”, cover artwork (by Katy Unger), and tracklisting:

“Don’t You Forget About Me” (cover)  
“Grandmother Tongue”  
“Random Rain”  
“Ai Oboete Imasuka” (cover)  
“Dream Child”  
“High Maintenance Man”  
“Alone Again Or” (cover)

The Kickstarter can be found here:


Surely Lorraine Songs Feature in the Soundtrack for Quentin Lee’s “The Unbidden”  
October 16, 2016

The songs “Daybreak” and “Calling Out” are featured in director Quentin Lee & writer NaRhee Ahn’s horror movie “The Unbidden”, starring Tamlyn Tomita, Amy Hill, Julia Nickson, Elizabeth Sung, Michelle Krusiec, Karin Anna Cheung, Akemi Look, Kimberly-Rose Wolter, Hayden Szeto, and Jason Yee. Born in Hong Kong and a graduate of UC Berkeley, Yale University, and UCLA, Lee’s other credits include “Shopping For Fangs” (codirected with Justin Lin), “Drift”, “Ethan Mao”, “White Frog”, and “The People I’ve Slept With”.

“The Unbidden” is available now via Amazon and iTunes.  


New Music Video– “Feel a Man’s Alibi”  
March 4, 2016

The third video for Surely Lorraine’s debut EP “Tunes of Portugal” is Feel a Man’s Alibi, costarring “Dude.” Hope everyone enjoys! Put you cutest bikini on, grab your boogie board and hit the waves…


New Music Video– “Daybreak”  
January 4, 2015

At last, the next vision can be shared with the world…“Daybreak”,  
from the EP: Tunes of Portugal.

If you enjoy this song and video, please feel free to purchase it on iTunes or



Halloween show at Highland Park’s Future Studio Gallery  
September 25, 2014

Surely Lorraine is happy to announce a pre-Halloween show on October 11, 2014, from 7 – 10 p.m. during NELA Second Saturday Gallery Night at Future  Studio Gallery in Highland Park, California.

Stay for the whole show or wander through the current installation of Dan Van Clapp’s MYSTERY WRECK 2 and the wonderful, eclectic curiosities of the Chicken Boy Shop. It’ll be a fun, casual night.

Future Studio Gallery is located at 5558 North Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90042, just below the beloved Chicken Boy’s roost along the old historic US Route 66.

Oh, and DUDE will be there. It’s really all about DUDE.

 Dude <3



Surely Lorraine shares photos of new album recording with Boz Boorer  
August 3, 2014


July 6, 2014

The July 17th show will now be at the Grand Star Jazz Club (downstairs) in Chinatown, Los Angeles. Free Drinks before 11pm! Free Admission/No Cover all night! Ages 21+

Before and after the 11pm performance, Anime Wong (singer/songwriter for Surely Lorraine) will be dj’ing deep 80s cuts from her 80s mixed tapes. Come hang, come dance!

Grand Star Jazz Club is located at 943 North Broadway, Los Angeles CA 90012 –

For more information, photos or to schedule an interview, please contact Green Galactic’s Lynn Tejada at 213-840-1201 or lynn@greengalactic.

June 25, 2014

Surely Lorraine was regrettably informed last night that Kelly McGarry Productions and The Bar Society lost the booking for the House of Blues on Thursday, June 26 (tomorrow night). Good news is… We are moving to the Viper Room!

Cover charge at the door on the night of the show is $10
The Viper Room is located at 8852 West Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069
For more information, photos or to schedule an interview, please contact Green Galactic’s Lynn Tejada at 213-840-1201 or

May 15, 2014

The Hangout Group and Malo present Surely Lorraine this coming Wednesday at The Silverlake Sessions.

Luke Janela and Kondo Exurbia will open.

Doors at 8:30 p.m.

All ages  
Free drinks with the secret password “Surely Lorraine” until 10pm and Happy Hour-priced food all night long at the upstairs bar.

Malo Restaurant is located at 4326 West Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles CA 90029.

For more information, photos or to schedule an interview, please contact Green Galactic’s Lynn Tejada at 213-840-1201 or


March 31, 2014

Surely Lorraine proudly announce the video release of their first single “Calling Out” from their debut EP “Tunes of Portugal”

Watch it here now!

The EP and maxisingle are available at:


JUNE 5, 2013

Surely Lorraine’s debut EP “Tunes of Portugal” is now available (CD and digital download) on Bandcamp and all major online retail and streaming outlets.

All Bandcamp orders of the EP on compact disc come with a free poster and t-shirt (while supplies last).


FEBRUARY 21, 2013

Surely Lorraine’s debut EP “Tunes of Portugal” is now available for sale (CD and mp3) at and will be at other major online retail and streaming outlets very soon.


FEBRUARY 1, 2013

The live debut and release for Surely Lorraine’s debut EP “Tunes of Portugal” will take place on February 8, 2013, at Grand Star Jazz Club (upstairs, 943 North Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012 in Chinatown).

Luke Janela will be opening the show.  
The beautiful artwork of Katy Unger will also be featured.

Admission is Free, 21+

For all those attending the show, there will also be free entry with a handstamp before 10pm downstairs at Club Underground! Stay and Dance with Us!!

EP tracklisting (not necessarily the show order :)…

– Calling Out  
– Feel a Man’s Alibi  
– Wait for the Song, Friends  
– Daybreak  
– Icebreaker – Meeoowww  
– Feel a Man’s Alibi (radio edit)


JANUARY 25, 2013

The new single is now available at the following sites and streaming services…

Bandcamp, CD Baby, Rhapsody, Emusic, Tradebit, Amazon MP3, Xbox Music,, Spotify, MySpace Music, 24-7, Omnifone, Google Music Store, iHeartRadio, Rumblefish, Rdio, Muve Music, Nokia, digital, GreatIndieMusic, Simfy, Apple iTunes,, and MediaNet.


DECEMBER 25, 2012

The video for Surely Lorraine’s debut single is now released at  
The maxi-single is now also available at  
For a limited time, a 15% discount is available (codeword: SurelyLorraine)


DECEMBER 21, 2012

Surely Lorraine will release the maxi-single for “Calling Out,” the title track for its upcoming EP “Tunes of Portugal,” on Christmas Day at

Accompanying the release will be a music video (viewable at

Coproduced by rockabilly guitarist/producer Boz Boorer and producer/engineer Glenn Suravech, the featured mix for the music video can best be described as Indie dream-pop punk.

The maxi-single also features original rock and goth versions of “Calling Out” written with the music of Charlie Browne and recorded at Serra Vista Recording Studios in the lush, southern mountains of Portugal. A savory orchestral mix and a couple techno/deep house mixes are also thrown in for fun.

For more information,visit or contact directly at


“Calling Out (Original Mix)” is now available on iTunes!  
Get it Now!!


Thanks so much for checking out the music of Surely Lorraine.

The soon-to-be-released debut EP, Tunes of Portugal, was produced by  
Boz Boorer and recorded at Serra Vista Studios in Portugal (please also check out Boz’s latest solo album, Some of the Parts! It’s ace!).

The Serra Vista recordings of Surely Lorraine feature the voice, words and melodies of Anime Wong and the music of Charlie Browne.  
A couple different mixes of the debut single, Calling Out, are now available for preview on Soundcloud. Please check them out and feel free to post your feedback! They will soon be available at all major online retail outlets.

Cheers x