WHAT THEY SOUND LIKE

WHY YOU SHOULDN’T MISS IT
Nashville’s Diarrhea Planet make the sort of anthemic, rabble-rousing pop-punk that has made them the perfect tour mates for the likes of Titus Andronicus, JEFF The Brotherhood, Screaming Females, and the So So Glos. Hailed by Pitchfork as “the greatest live show on Earth,” Diarrhea Planet are sure to induce stage dives and drunken sing-a-longs, all without missing a note of a Van Halen inspired guitar solo.
WHEN
The Echo on August 9th w/ Those Darlins + Hindu Pirates
WHAT THEY SOUND LIKE

WHY YOU SHOULDN’T MISS IT
Taking their name from the esteemed Big Bang theorist, Norwegian electro-pop duo Lemaitre make highly infectious, club-ready tunes that would be equally as appropriate to soundtrack a sunset drive down PCH. Texturally-dense production achieved by self-sampling and live instrumentation puts Lemaitre at a level of ambition more akin to Phoenix and Daft Punk than any old EDM artist they may share a festival bill with.
WHEN
August 8th at Echoplex
WHAT THEY SOUND LIKE

WHY YOU SHOULDN’T MISS IT
With beginnings similar to bands like Foxygen, indie rock duo Dub Thomspon spent their formative years at Agoura High. After graduating, the two signed a record deal and released their debut album early this year. Their sound mashes together the sound of 60s rock with 80s indie and a little bit of psych rock for a rad, high-intensity show.
WHEN
July 30th at The Echo

Pencil This In: Conway @ Petersen Automotive Museum July 27


Photo by: Phill Taylor

We’ve been singing Conway’s praises since we first caught glimpse of her live show!
The girl redefines energy and leaves it all on the stage (and the dance floor). This sunday, she’s leaving it all on the rooftop of the Petersen Automotive Museum!

Come join us and see why the UK’s Independent calls her “music’s new girl to know.”

The show is presented alongside KCRW and made possible by BMV, who will be conducting on-site test drives of their all-new BMW i3! To RSVP for a test drive click here.

Visit petersentickets.org to purchase tickets. Ticket includes admission to museum, concert, and test drive (must be 25+ to test drive).

WHAT THEY SOUND LIKE:

WHY YOU SHOULDN’T MISS IT
Tim Presley, who performs under the name White Fence, went solo in 2010 and quickly made a name for himself in the niche of semi-psychedelic, semi-garage rock. He’s released five albums in less than four years, two of which were with fellow psych-rocker Ty Segall. His music is distorted and warped in the best way possible and his guitar jamming skills are sure to impress this Thursday and Friday.

WHEN
This Thursday (7/24) AND Friday (7/25) at The Echo.

Weekly Update - 10.18.14

The email monster is sucking me in, making me miss lunch and phone calls and a trip to the bank, because there is always just one more email to respond to, and I gotta admit, another Weird Al video to watch.

We are in the final stages of planning Echo Park Rising for you! One day we hope it will look like this.

Friday night will be a big loud mess of chaos, home made instruments, exploding watermelons, gas masks, and some of the best raunchy and raw guitar playing around. We’ve been doing shows with BOB LOG III for over 20 years - first when he was in the primal and raw blues duo Doo Rag and now with him as the man behind the mask.

They’re threatening to bring a confetti cannon - every club’s worst nightmare because that stuff lingers for YEARS - but when OK GO has a sold out show, you gotta let them do what they do (and if you don’t have tix, don’t worry! They will be at the Santa Monica Pier on Sept 4!).

The White Fence story begins with Darker My Love and their dark psychedelia meets 60s hippie vibe. Then Tim Presley went back to San Francisco, did his art, started a blog and re-emerged as the garage rock inspired folk punk song machine known as White Fence. They’ll be playing two nights with some of the usual suspects were always happy to have hanging around the club: The Abigails, Dream Boys, Tomorrows Tulips.

Our condolences to the Haden family for the loss of the great Charlie Haden. Safe to say that his impact on the modern jazz art form and countless players will be heard for another lifetime.
Mr. Haden’s incredible Liberation Music Orchestra played a rare performance at Echo in 2005; we were barely worthy of having such true artistry and talent on our little stage.

Tonight we’re back at the Santa Monica Pier for our second installment of the Twilight Concert Series with Yuna and King!

Check out or “2014 Twilight Concert Series” playlist which features music from all the artists performing this year!

(Source: Spotify)

All about the art on this one.

Rad show coming to The Echo tonight via Aquarium Drunkard.

All about the art on this one.

Rad show coming to The Echo tonight via Aquarium Drunkard.

WHAT HE SOUNDS LIKE

WHY YOU SHOULDN’T MISS IT
Inspired by the likes of Damien Rice and D’Angelo, Jerome Holloway didn’t pick up a guitar until his mid-20s, but that hasn’t stopped him from becoming a buzzed-about songsmith within only a couple of years. Holloway’s smokey voice and honest, point-blank lyricism are sure to tug at The Echo’s collective heartstrings on Thursday.

WHEN
Opening for Ryley Walker on 7/17.

burgerrecords:

5PM THIS SATURDAY AT The Echo in LA!!!It’s Burger’s Saturday Summer Residency!!!Summer Twins!!! Bombón!!! Cutty Flam!!!5PM / 21+ FREE / 21- $5 / DEETS: http://bit.ly/UcZlMQ

burgerrecords:

5PM THIS SATURDAY AT The Echo in LA!!!
It’s Burger’s Saturday Summer Residency!!!
Summer Twins!!! Bombón!!! Cutty Flam!!!
5PM / 21+ FREE / 21- $5 / DEETS: http://bit.ly/UcZlMQ

Wolfmother x Echoplex x Heavy Weight

New Wolfmother, same shreddage. Live from Echoplex.

This poster is everything.

Check The Field (live) w/ Peaking Lights and SONNS this Thursday, July 17th at Echoplex.

WHAT THEY SOUND LIKE

WHY YOU SHOULDN’T MISS IT
Everyone loves a female wunderkind duo. Cleo Tucker and Harmony Tividad (rad name), met at everyones favorite DIY spot, The Smell, and started writing their raw, vulgar, intimate debut shortly thereafter. They’re undervalued and pissed off, and they’re going to rip at The Echo.

WHEN

Opening for Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas TONIGHT (7/15).

Young & Sick at The Echo
July 2nd, 2014.
Photos by Carl Pocket, more photos on Flickr

Young & Sick at The Echo
July 2nd, 2014.
Photos by Carl Pocket, more photos on Flickr

The Batmobile, Until The Ribbon Breaks and Other Fine Things


The Petersen Automotive Museum
is not only the home of both Steve Mcqueen’s Ferrari and the Batmobile (among other delightful vehicles), it’s now the proud father/mother of an excellently crafted concert series (if we may say so ourselves), that we’ve had a hand in curating. We’ve teamed up with our friends at KCRW to bring you this exciting new summertime rooftop soiree. The two-part event features test drives of the all-new BMW i3 and is made possible by BMW. You can sign up for a test drive here.

Join us this Sunday for part two of our series, with the Welsh born, brooding indie poppers Until The Ribbon Breaks (fresh off opening for Lorde on tour mind you). Looking further on, two of our favorites, Conway and Smallpools will head up the final two sessions.


Admission is a mere $12
and includes admission to the Museum PLUS the opportunity to test drive the emission-less new BMW i3 (thanks guys!).

We can’t stress enough how unreal this car is. It’s EMISSIONLESS, aka beyond environmentally-conscious and agile driving. This puppy, defines the automobile of tomorrow. Its innovative BMW eDrive power train was designed in the scope of the BMW EfficientDynamics technology and is not only locally emission-free, but also offers an incomparable and near-silent driving experience.