Los Angeles is a polarizing place. You either love it, or you hate it. You're either depressed by it, or you're inspired by it. You either want to leave immediately, or you want to stay forever. São Paulo all-girl quartet CSS had a hell of a night in the City of Angels during October 2011. As a result, that fateful evening served as something of a jumping off point for their fourth full-length album, Planta (SQE Music 6/11), translated "Plant." "We did a sold-out show at the Echoplex in Echo Park," recalls Luiza Sá. "It was crazy. People were moshing. There was black lipstick everywhere. The room had this indescribable energy.