Time Out says
Posted: Tue Oct 23 2012
Hipsters flock to this often-jammed club for all flavors of indie, dub reggae and electronica. The temperature can rise to uncomfortable levels when it's crowded, although the back patio offers some relief. This may be the Eastside, but you'll be paying Hollywood prices for the drinks.
What's on at Echo
Oxford, Mississippi's Bass Drum of Death goes the familiar garage-rock duo route; but don't discount the lean, mean and fuzzy band's ability to draw blood from a stone and find fresh inspiration (and brain-haunting catchiness) in the format. They strike...
Much beloved and championed by the UK's NME, Liverpool four-piece Circa Waves brings their spiky-but-sweet guitar-pop numbers stateside for a quick three-show US tour. The tight-jeaned indie quartet plays LA in support of recent debut EP, Young Chasers....
Stop in at the Echo on summertime sundays for a (free!) grand ole time. The weekly event rolls in classic Americana and country/roots tunes with lineups including performances by heavy hitters like RT 'n the 44s, Whispering Pines, Triple Chicken Foot...
Pop, Alternative rock
Wales born pan-disciplinarian Gruffydd Maredudd Bowen Rhys is best known for fronting the mighty Super Furry Animals, but has also produced sterling work with Gorillaz, Danger Mouse and his own Neon Neon project. He's here to perform from American Interior—an album...
Punk & hardcore
Breakout band Iceage turned heads in 2011 with its killer debut, New Brigade, a messy, impassioned and surprisingly hooky art-punk salvo. This November, the Copenhagen quartet plays the Echo in support of its flailing, fuzzed-out 2013 Matador debut, You're...
Once a side project of Australia's Tame Impala, Pond has come into its own after finally getting buzz after their 2012 release Beard, Wives, Denim. Be warned that while Pond is considered a psychedelic band, this will not be a stoner show. Pond will keep...
Pop, Alternative rock
- Critics' pick
British pop talent Tom Vek returns with new material after yet another long wait between albums. True, it's only been three years since his last record, Leisure Seizure—nothing compared to the six-year gap after We Have Sound—but that's still a long time...