Tag Archives: The Echo

Cass McCombs at The Echo LA (11/30/2011)

by Dan |

Cass McCombs makes you feel good about feeling bad. Somewhere along the line a cheery cabal of pop musicians got together and agreed that music’s role in contemporary society was to cheer people up. Upbeat songs in major chords with saccharine sweet lyrics are there to make you feel bad about feeling down. You should [...]

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Deer Tick Live At The Echo (11/1/2011)

by Stuart |

About half way through their cross-country tour, Rhode Island band Deer Tick stopped in Los Angeles Tuesday night to play the Echoplex. While the audience waited for McCauley and co to take the stage, you could sense that the crowd was battling some post-Halloween delirium. But all that changed when Deer Tick filled the room [...]

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Win Cults tickets! Weds 7/27 @ The Echo

by Bear |
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Live // Tinariwen @ The Troubadour

by Juan |

This week I inadvertently followed Henry Rollins around Los Angeles, who himself raves about these acts. First, at The Echo on Tuesday for Omar Souleyman’s performance, a Syrian pop star I have spoken about in the past. And the second, for Tinariwen’s sold-out show at the Troubadour on Wednesday evening. Why I mention Omar Souleyman’s [...]

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