Tag: Echo Park Rising

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Allah-Las| Twilight Concert Series | Santa Monica Pier | 9/4/14 [PHOTOS]

CLICK HERE to check out other acts performing a Twilight Concert at the Santa Monica Pier! I caught the Allah-Las live a few weeks ago when they took the stage at Echo Park Rising but I wasn’t able to watch their entire set as I had to run to another venue to photograph another band playing. Though I only caught half of their set at Echo … Read More Allah-Las| Twilight Concert Series | Santa Monica Pier | 9/4/14 [PHOTOS]

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Gateway Drugs | Echo Park Rising | 8/17/14

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At Echo Park Rising, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: Gateway Drugs | Facebook | Twitter | Website SOUNDS LIKE: THOUGHTS:  Gateway Drugs pulled double duty on the last day of Echo Park Rising, playing an earlier gig in the Echo before taking the stage at the Echoplex. There a great story about the inspiration of the  song I posted above that you can read HERE. A psychedelic … Read More Gateway Drugs | Echo Park Rising | 8/17/14

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Dead Dawn | Echo Park Rising | 8/17/14

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At Echo Park Rising, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: Dead Dawn | Facebook  SOUNDS LIKE: THOUGHTS:  This was the surprise set of the day for me the last day of Echo Park Rising. This band kicks ass. Dark and heavy, and with tons of attitude, their set was raw and pretty damn badass. When the music got more aggressive, I felt shades of Savages. … Read More Dead Dawn | Echo Park Rising | 8/17/14

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Green Gerry | Echo Park Rising | 8/17/14

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At Echo Park Rising, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: Green Gerry | Facebook SOUNDS LIKE: THOUGHTS:  Yowza. Where did this band come from? How old are they?… cause their music is pretty damn sophisticated. A shoe-gazy, psychedelic mish-mosh of expiramental music that’s seems more classic than modern. I was really digging it. I’m interested to hear where this bands … Read More Green Gerry | Echo Park Rising | 8/17/14

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Silver Hands | Echo Park Rising | 8/17/14

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At Echo Park Rising, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: Silver Hands | Facebook | Twitter SOUNDS LIKE: THOUGHTS:  I don’t know much about this electronic music duo, but I do  know that I enjoyed their set. Elizabeth (the vocalist) put on quite a show, singing and dancing to the music while engaging the audience. Her charisma really drew me in … so … Read More Silver Hands | Echo Park Rising | 8/17/14

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Pastilla | Echo Park Rising | 8/17/14

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At Echo Park Rising, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: Pastilla | Facebook | Twitter SOUNDS LIKE: THOUGHTS:  I wasn’t planning of checking them out (they weren’t in the printed “programs” for Echo Park Rising) but when I went into The Echo to check out how hard it would be to deal with the lighting Pastilla was on stage performing to packed house … Read More Pastilla | Echo Park Rising | 8/17/14

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The Record Company | Echo Park Rising | 8/17/14

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At Echo Park Rising, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: The Record Company | Facebook | Twitter | Website SOUNDS LIKE: THOUGHTS: The Record Company. Seeing them perform at Echo Park Rising marks the 5th time I’ve seen them live the past year and a half. Needless to say, I’m a fan of their sound. You can read my thoughts about them here, and here, and here … and … Read More The Record Company | Echo Park Rising | 8/17/14

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Peanut Butter Wolf | Echo Park Rising | 8/16/14

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At Echo Park Rising, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: Peanut Butter Wolf | Facebook | Twitter  SOUNDS LIKE: THOUGHTS: I’ve always looked up to Peanut Butter Wolf.  Ever since he founded Stones Throw Records in 1996, and put out dope album, after dope album, after dope album, I knew that his taste of music was impeccable. Though I’ve never seen him DJ live, knowing what kind of … Read More Peanut Butter Wolf | Echo Park Rising | 8/16/14

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Myron & E | Echo Park Rising | 8/16/14

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At Echo Park Rising, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: Myron & E | Facebook | Twitter | Website SOUNDS LIKE: THOUGHTS: I’m a big fan of throwback R&B and soul, and Myron & E do a pretty damn good job at it. I was hoping that they would have had a brighter lighting setup for their set so that I could snap some … Read More Myron & E | Echo Park Rising | 8/16/14

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together PANGEA | Echo Park Rising | 8/16/14

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At Echo Park Rising, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: together PANGEA | Facebook | Twitter | Website SOUNDS LIKE: THOUGHTS: At the suggestion of a friend, I went to the Echoplex to check out together PANGEA. Thank god I had a photo/media pass, because the line to get in was ridiculous. When I stepped inside, it was a packed house. All the kids … Read More together PANGEA | Echo Park Rising | 8/16/14

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Gavin Turek | Echo Park Rising | 8/16/14

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At Echo Park Rising, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: Gavin Turek | Facebook | Twitter | Website SOUNDS LIKE: THOUGHTS: Performing on the Echo Park Rising Main Stage, Gavin Turek brought her infections energy to the stage and had the crowd moving to her upbeat sounds.Though it may not be the kind of music that I’d personally listen to, I’d buy her CD if … Read More Gavin Turek | Echo Park Rising | 8/16/14

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Babies On Acid | Echo Park Rising | 8/16/14

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At Echo Park Rising, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: Babies On Acid  | Facebook | Bandcamp SOUNDS LIKE (only the first song): THOUGHTS: Babies on Acid is Hawthorne native Joel Jerome’s band. They describe their music as psychedelic, thriftstore folk. Whatever you want to call it, it’s good. I found out after the fact that there was a merch booth at the … Read More Babies On Acid | Echo Park Rising | 8/16/14