Dying Scene – March 2016

Music Video: No Small Children (pop punk) – “Big Steps” Click here to view original article. Los Angeles pop punk act No Small Children have released a video for their song “Big Steps.” No Small Children, which happens to consist of 3 elementary school teachers, are getting set to release their third album, Hold Tight, […]

Coming Up Magazine – March 2016

No Small Children Release new “Big Steps” Music Video that’s out of this World Click here to view original Article. No Small Children, America’s Number one All Female Rock Band from this side of Pacoima, just released new Music Video for their Big Steps track. ‘Big Steps’ is one of the leading tracks off of […]

LA Weekly

by Daniel Kohn, LA Weekly WE GIVE TEACHERS-TURNED-ROCKERS NO SMALL CHILDREN AN “A+” LA Weekly, August 10th, 2015 For years, Nicola Berlinsky had been a fan of her colleague Lisa Pimentel’s music. A musician in her own right, Berlinsky — a fourth grade teacher at the Oakwood School in North Hollywood — had seen her […]

National Rock Review

by Dave Ball, National Rock Review National Rock Review, May 4th, 2015 No Small Children is not your average girl band, and we’re here to tell you why they just may be the next best thing in the rock genre. No Small Children is made up of three school teachers. They are teachers by day, […]

National Rock Review-Casselmans, Denver CO

by Dave Ball, National Rock Review National Rock Review – Casselmans in Denver CO, April 25th, 2015 Extreme Turbo Smash a local hardcore band, or cutecore/zoocore as they call themselves, play their shows dressed as great big stuffed animals. This time they were a bunny, St. Bernard, turtle, panda, and reindeer. They are an immensely […]

NPR 'The Secret Lives of Teachers'

by NPR Special Series NPR ‘The Secret Lives of Teachers’ January 25, 2015 The NPR Ed team is discovering what teachers do when they’re not teaching. Artist? Carpenter? Quidditch player? Explore our Secret Lives of Teachers series. It’s not unusual for kids to wear a T-shirt to school with their favorite band on it. But […]

The LA Beat

by Aileen Fraser, The LA Beat The LA Beat January 28, 2015 Relatively new on the L.A. scene, all lady trio No Small Children have been tearing it up, one dive bar and one small club at a time. Expect them in larger (and more expensive) venues, soon. Right now, though, you can see them in a […]

El Cid’s Tasty Surf Punk, Alt-Rock and Pop Punk Combo Platter!

by Judy Ornelas Sisneros, The LA Beat The LA Beat, October 2014 Did you notice all the traffic headed to El Cid Restaurant last Saturday night? This is why: It was The Neptunas first LA gig in 10 years…Pamita, Leslita and Laura Bethita brought the surf punk fun on stage and an Al’s Bar reunion […]

PRESS

NPR Weekend Edition – 1/1/17 By day, Nicola Berlinsky and sisters Lisa Pimentel and Joanie Pimentel are all teachers at the same elementary school in southern California. By night, they’re rockers, playing together in a band called No Small Children. It sounds like a lot to balance, but the members say they often find their […]

Guitar Girl Magazine

by Steve Byrd, Guitar Girl Magazine Guitar Girl Magazine, August 2013 What began as an imaginary idea between a couple of schoolteachers has evolved into a full-fledged female band that rocks after the bell rings. No Small Children [NSC], featuring guitarist-singer Lisa Parade, bassist Joanie Pimentel, and drummer Nicola B., deliver a sound that has […]