Bradley Hanan Carter feared the worst about his future.
The New Zealander singer-songwriter had spent much of the 2000s with his rock band, Steriogram, that was on a major label and had a track in an Apple commercial. Since landing in L.A. though, his music career had fallen off. He wondered if he'd have to pack it all in soon.
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Echo Park's NO: In the March 8 Calendar section, a profile of the Echo Park band NO said that its record label, Arts & Crafts Records, is based in Montreal. It is based in Toronto. —
"I was really depressed," Carter said. "I'd spent my 20s not knowing who I was,...