Tag: echoplex

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Future Islands | The Wiltern | Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA” | 11/20/14 [Photos & Video]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught During Red Bull Sound Selects “30 Days In LA” CLICK HERE THE ACT: Future Islands |  Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: (Excerpted from the Full Length Concert Review that you can read by CLICKING HERE) “[…] When Future Islands walked out on stage, you could tell that the crowd that was unmistakably on a mission to move and be moved. Singer Samuel … Read More Future Islands | The Wiltern | Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA” | 11/20/14 [Photos & Video]

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SPEAK | The Wiltern | Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA” | 11/20/14 [Photos & Video]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught During Red Bull Sound Selects “30 Days In LA” CLICK HERE THE ACT: SPEAK |  Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: (Excerpted from the Full Length Concert Review that you can read by CLICKING HERE) “[…] Joey, Troupe, and Nick (bass, vocals, guitar) heralded three part harmonies that maintained the attention of an audience caught off guard by the band’s naïve appearance and … Read More SPEAK | The Wiltern | Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA” | 11/20/14 [Photos & Video]

Run The Jewels, Mystery Skulls & Thurz | Echoplex | Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA” | 11/13/14 [Concert Review]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught During Red Bull Sound Selects “30 Days In LA” CLICK HERE Two of the best hip-hop albums I’ve purchased in the past 5 years were released in 2012: Kendrick Lamar’s “good kid, m.A.A.d city” … and Killer Mike’s “R.A.P. Music”. “R.A.P. Music”, like “good kid, m.A.A.d city”, received widespread acclaim from music critics. Produced entirely by El-P, … Read More Run The Jewels, Mystery Skulls & Thurz | Echoplex | Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA” | 11/13/14 [Concert Review]

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Run The Jewels | Echoplex | Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA” | 11/13/14 [Photos & Videos]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught During Red Bull Sound Selects “30 Days In LA” CLICK HERE THE ACT: Run The Jewels |  Facebook | Twitter | El-P’s Instagram | Killer Mike’s Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: (Excerpted from the Full Length Concert Review that you can read by CLICKING HERE) “[…] I’ve always respected what Killer Mike has meant to the rap game. My level of appreciation reached an all time high after … Read More Run The Jewels | Echoplex | Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA” | 11/13/14 [Photos & Videos]

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Mystery Skulls | Echoplex | Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA” | 11/13/14 [Photos & Videos]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught During Red Bull Sound Selects “30 Days In LA” CLICK HERE THE ACT: Mystery Skulls |  Facebook | Twitter SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: (Excerpted from the Full Length Concert Review that you can read by CLICKING HERE) “[…] I’ve seen Mystery Skulls before, and he’s quite good at what he does. His music has shades of house music that reminds me of artist’s like Breakbot … Read More Mystery Skulls | Echoplex | Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA” | 11/13/14 [Photos & Videos]

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Thurz | Echoplex | Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA” | 11/13/14 [Photos & Videos]

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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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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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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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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

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GoldLink | Echo Park Rising | 8/15/14

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At Echo Park Rising, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: GoldLink | Facebook | Twitter SOUNDS LIKE: THOUGHTS: When I first looked at the list of artists that were performing at Echo Park Rising, it was overwhelming. Over 300 acts, and I surely couldn’t review each act to find out who would be worth catching. I posted a query on my personal Facebook … Read More GoldLink | Echo Park Rising | 8/15/14