The first glimpse of Torres that The Echo‘s audience got on Tuesday night was that of a lithe figure in black, plugging in amps and helping set up the keyboard. The 24-year-old musician, a.k.a. Mackenzie Scott, was acting as a roadie for her band at the start of the tour in support of her sophomore album Sprinter.
Month: May 2015
LA natives Froth leave behind summery psych-pop tunes in favor of moodier shoegaze surf jams on new album Bleak, with a dual release out on Burger Records (LP/CD) and Lolipop Records (CASS).
Two days after their show in Los Angeles, we caught another refreshing performance by Other Lives at The Chapel in the Mission District of San Francisco.
East India Youth (aka British producer William Doyle and a small mission control center of instruments) warped an intimate crowd through a sonic portal of technologic bliss at San Francisco’s The Independent on May 2.
To celebrate the release of their debut LP Nowhere Now, Oakland based afro-pop group, Waterstrider played in San Francisco with bands In The Valley Below and Freedom Fry.
Just days after the release of their third LP, Rituals, the Portland-based band Other Lives treated the city of Los Angeles to a pair of magical evenings to kick off their national tour.
Even as Sleater-Kinney tours phenomenal new album No Cities To Love for the first time in Los Angeles since reuniting, it doesn’t stop them from going nostalgic with a career spanning setlist.
This week’s collection of songs have been a crucial part of keeping me sane over this last week of studying for my official last week of final exams. You’ll recognize familiar names like Foals and Spoon, but there are a few new groups on the rise that you shouldn’t overlook.