The Echo

I lost myself in the undulating waves of their music, closing my eyes and letting their soundscapes transport me to the sensual and fragrant world of Urban Flora.
Festival season may be finally winding down, but there is still plenty of great live music happening all over the country. We've seen a ton of excellent artists emerge this summer -- here are our top three picks to keep your eye on this fall.
"This is where it all started," Dee Dee told the crowd, reminding us all that the Echo was where her vision for Dum Dum Girls first began, in front of a much smaller crowd, and during a time when nobody expected her to have this kind of presence. It's withdrawn, and a bit mysterious, but it's all part of her mystique as Morrisseyesque songstress.
I caught up with San Fermin's leader Ellis Ludwig-Leone as he was driving north from Los Angeles to San Francisco to talk first tours, the goofy heroics of Victorian romance novels and embracing a stylistic wildness.
Back when they were still an item, Justin Bieber rented out the Staples Center so he and girlfriend Selena Gomez could watch
Tom Krell's performance at the Echoplex in Los Angeles last Tuesday night was sparsely arranged and haunting, a breathtaking adventure into a muted, introspective world.
FRIDAY The Affordable Art Fair What: Do you still have '90s band posters stuck to your wall? Or already-framed thrift store
Monday, October 10 Ryan Adams @ The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever This last minute addition to the Hollywood Forever
Tucked into thrown-away nights and abandoned time slots -- far from the droning anonymous dance scene -- the Americana / hillbilly / country shows have been the musical lifeboats of Los Angeles.
Attend's holiday party at The Echo to hear local indie bands Lonely Trees and John Carpenter (among others). It's
Rock around Los Angeles tonight with local band Pollyn, precocious 15-year old rocker Chloe Chaidez of Kitten, or the opening