Posts tagged with ‘the echo’

WHAT HE SOUNDS LIKE

WHY YOU SHOULDN’T MISS HIM
Tomas Barfod is a Danish DJ and producer who makes incredibly dreamy/ethereal electronic music. He began as a drummer, but moved from drums to DJing when he created the electronica duo Filur (with Kasper Bjorke). Since then he has released two solo albums (the latter of which came out this summer) which remain true to his more rave-style past but with vocals that are brooding and emotional—majority of which are done by Nina K. His music is incredibly layered and far too multi-faceted to just be called dance music but it certainly is dance-inducing!
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September 12th at The Echo
Pandora Presents Summer Crush at the Santa Monica Pier 
with Iggy Azalea and Rita Ora
August 9, 2014
Photos by Oliver Scherillo, more photos on Flickr

Pandora Presents Summer Crush at the Santa Monica Pier
with Iggy Azalea and Rita Ora
August 9, 2014
Photos by Oliver Scherillo, more photos on Flickr

WHAT HE SOUNDS LIKE

WHY YOU SHOULDN’T MISS HIM
Mike Watt got his start as the bassist for the Minutemen, helping to create wildly influential music that drew on all different styles of music. Watt officially started his solo career in 1995 and has released five albums since then all of which were minimal in production value and all about the music. His lyrics focus on story-telling, but most importantly he’s a bass legend, providing a driving rhythm and melody to his music.
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September 11th, with his new project il sogno del marinaio
Echo Park Rising
August 15-17, 2014
Photos by Carl Pocket and Zane Roessell, more photos on Flickr

Echo Park Rising
August 15-17, 2014
Photos by Carl Pocket and Zane Roessell, more photos on Flickr

The Coathangers at the Echo with White Fang and The Bots
August 6, 2014
Photos by Carl Pocket, more photos on Flickr

The Coathangers at the Echo with White Fang and The Bots
August 6, 2014
Photos by Carl Pocket, more photos on Flickr

This week at Echo+Plex!

WHAT THEY SOUND LIKE

WHY YOU SHOULDN’T MISS THEM
Broncho have got fuzzed-out, turned-up, house-party-ready garage rock down to a science. With pounding drums and hook-laden melodies, BRONCHO are as equally inspired by Weezer’s slacker power-pop as The Stooges’ off-the-wall energy. Hailing from Tulsa, OK, Broncho’s Burger Records-ready sound have made them a major favorite for rock ’n’ roll fanatics everywhere.

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August 27th at The Echo

WHAT HE SOUNDS LIKE

WHY YOU SHOULDN’T MISS IT
How To Dress Well’s Tom Krell has at the forefront of the perpetually blog-dominating wave of indie R&B since his 2010 debut, and continues to push his intensely meditative, sonically dense balladry in exciting directions with the 2014 release of What is this Heart? Armed with the voice of the saddest angel in heaven and inspiration from the likes of TLC and Aaliyah, Krell is a modern pop songsmith whose new live band is sure to bring cuts from his three stellar albums to new heights.

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August 22nd at Echoplex

#EchoParkRising final lineup is here :)

Reblog for a chance at VIP tickets!

#EchoParkRising final lineup is here :)

Reblog for a chance at VIP tickets!

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WHY YOU SHOULDN’T MISS IT
Anaiah Lei and his older bro Mikaeiah have a garage rawk band that totally rips. And we mean RIPS! The dudes aren’t even old enough to drink (legally) but they’ve already come through The Echo a few times, were featured at SXSW, and have done the whole stadium touring worldwide thing.

They’re good enough for Coachella, and for us, and by that irrefutable logic, so they should be good enough for you (at least to give a whirl).

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Tuesday August 5th at The Echo w/ The Coathangers

OK Go at the Echo
July 23, 2014
Photos by Carl Pocket, more photos on Flickr

OK Go at the Echo
July 23, 2014
Photos by Carl Pocket, more photos on Flickr

WHAT HE SOUNDS LIKE

WHY YOU SHOULDN’T MISS IT
Considering his album hasn’t even dropped yet (August 9th via ATO Records FYI), New Orleans native Benjamin Booker is doing pretty damn well for himself; he’s on tour with Jack White and booked for a slew of festival dates including LA’s own FYF. Inspired by The Gun Club, Blind Willie Nelson, and T. Rex, Benjamin Booker is a pressure-cooker of raw talent.
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August 21st at The Echo
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.
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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.
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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.
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July 30th at The Echo