Echoplex tonight at 8pm courtesy of OV + iheartcomix! They’ll be joined by fellow Southern Californian warriors, Zig Zags, Audacity and L.A. Witch!
Sister duo, Bleached, have been touring material from their debut 2013 LP, Ride Your Heart. Partly made in the SF Valley and part in Echo Park, the record is some darn good, pepped-up post-punk. Its bright and rowdy sound gathers up the best parts of an L.A. sunrise and sunset and screams across your eardrums. Sibling vibes shine through in the pristine harmonies. Singer/guitarist Jennifer Clavin claims the record was an effort for her to say, “here are my stories, all the ups and downs, of falling in love and it being so crazy.”
Zig Zags attest that there were forged within “the Bermuda Triangle between sci-fi and lo-fi and no-budget.” Heavy and unrelenting, their clutch to the coattails of such giants as Kiss and Sabbath is evident in the best ways. The man and myth, Ty Segall, produced their upcoming self-titled release.
L.A. Witch and Audacity bring more garage-punk vibes to the table. Origami intern Ted particularly recommends checking out “Couldn’t Hold a Candle” from their 2013 LP, Butter Knife.