Tag Archives: Echo Park

News: Music’s Worst Hats, Space Thump from Yuk, Origami On Vinyl, Baths Rmxes Brad Laner

Jay Kay wasn't just kidding with his headgear.

Quick bloggy bits from around the L.A. underground (and up). Share ‘em.

  1. FEATURED: The Ten Worst Hats in Modern Music History*
  2. MP3: Space Thump from Producer Yuk from My Hollow Drum
  3. Echo Park’s Origami Vinyl Hosts Album Making Seminar
  4. MP3: Beat Star Baths Remixes L.A. Legend Brad Laner

(all stories via West Coast Sound, via L.A. Weekly)

* “We’re pretty sure Empire of the Sun derives its power from the insane headdresses of frontman Luke Steele. Out of, erm, respect to that epiphany, we present to you the ten most hideous, god awful, what-in-the-funk-where-they-thinking hats in modern music history.

Mayer Hawthorne Hooks Up with Virginia Beat-Maker Nottz, Drops Etched 12-Inch for ‘I Need You’

L.A. Upcoming: Seu Jorge, Earthless with Dead Meadows, Childish Gambino, Jogger Plus Sun Araw and Matthewdavid

A list of recommended L.A.-area shows for the coming week (plus clips for instant gratification). Click “details” for descriptions. More after the jump.

  • Region: Downtown
    Music: Seu Jorge
    Vitals: Club Nokia on Saturday, Aug. 14
    (details at L.A. Weekly)

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    L.A. Upcoming: Empire of the Sun, My Morning Jacket, The Power of the Riff Fest., White Arrows and Vanaprasta

    A list of recommended L.A.-area shows for the coming week (plus clips for instant gratification). Click “details” for descriptions. More after the jump.

    * Region:Hollywood
    Music: Empire of the Sun
    Vitals: The Music Box on Wed.-Fri., Aug. 11-13
    (details at L.A. Weekly)

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    LA Upcoming: The Park, Make it Funky! ft. Connie Price, Dark Dark Dark, and El-P

    A list of recommended L.A.-area shows for the coming week (plus clips for instant gratification). Click “details” for descriptions. More after the jump.

    • Region: Chinatown
      Music:Make It Funky Music & Arts Festival
      Vitals: Chinatown Central Plaza on Saturday, July 31
      (details at L.A. Weekly)

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    L.A. Upcoming: Lou Barlow, The Game, Swahili Blonde + Lucky Dragons, and Wounded Lion

    A list of recommended L.A.-area shows for the coming week (plus clips for instant gratification). Click “details” for descriptions. More after the jump.

    • Region: Coldwater Canyon
      Music: Lou Barlow and the Missingmen
      Vitals: Coldwater Canyon Park on Saturday, July 24
      (details at L.A. Weekly)

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    TOP POSTS: N.E.R.D. Still Sucks, New Wavves, Peanut Butter Wolf’s Faves, OK Go Loses to Muppets, Superhumanoids Rule

    N.E.R.D. kick it with Clifford (so Team Jacob)

    We’re finally, truly all caught up on two weeks of intense blogging for West Coast Sound. We’ve saved best for last — here’s the highlight reel expressly designed for your reading (and viewing, and listening) pleasure.

    1. FEATURED: Can Yeasayer Save N*E*R*D from Totally Sucking?*
    2. New Wavves Album, ‘King of the Beach,’ Streaming Now
    3. MP3: ‘Simple Severin,’ by Echo Park Pop Stars Superhumanoids
    4. Peanut Butter Wolf’s 5 Favorite Stones Throw LPs
    5. OK Go Loses Drummer to the Muppets in Staring Contest
    6. (all stories via West Coast Sound, via LA Weekly)

    * Can a Yeasayer RMX save the Virginia Beach-born, Hollywood-bred band from it’s nearly decade-long obsolescence? “Hot-N-Fun,” featuring Nelly Furtado, is neither of the things that its title suggests.

    LA Upcoming: Bad Astronaut, The Donkeys and Big Search, DM Stith, Antibalas

    A list of recommended L.A.-area shows for the coming week (plus clips for instant gratification). Click “details” for descriptions. More after the jump.

    • Region: Eagle Rock
      Music: Bad Astronaut, Joey Cape
      Vitals: Eagle Rock Center for the Arts on Sat., July 10
      (details at L.A. Weekly)

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    LA Upcoming: Superhumanoids and The Outline, Fol Chen’s Record Release Show (with Baths!)

    A list of recommended L.A.-area shows for the coming week (plus clips for instant gratification). Click “details” for descriptions. More after the jump.

    • Region: Silver Lake
      Music: The Outline, Superhumanoids
      Vitals: The Bootleg Theater on Monday, July 5
      (details at LA Weekly)

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    L.A. Upcoming: Donna Summer, Gregory Isaacs, Freestyle Fellowship, Matmos + So Percussion

    A list of recommended L.A.-area shows for the coming week (plus clips for instant gratification). Click “details” for descriptions. More after the jump.

    • Region: Echo Park
      Music: Freestyle Fellowship, Busdriver, Nocando
      Vitals: Echoplex on Friday, June 18
      (details at LA Weekly)

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    L.A. Upcoming: A Fish Fry, Miike Snow, CTRL+ALT+REPEAT

    A list of recommended L.A.-area shows for the coming week (plus clips for instant gratification). Click “details” for descriptions. More after the jump.

    • Region: Echo Park
      Music: Fish Fry Benefit w/ Amanda Jo Williams, Glass Goblins…
      Vitals: Echo Country Outpost on Sunday, May 30 (starts at noon)
      (details at LA Weekly)

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