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Desert Daze 2017 wound up with rewarding sets from Spiritualized, Hope Sandoval and Eagles of Death Metal, among others — along with the real sensation you had spent the weekend light years from home.
If nothing else, Fever the Ghost’s headlining show Friday night at the Echo made a compelling argument against any notion that the scene is populated by samey sound-alikes. ||| Photos by Zane Roessell The weird, wonderful proceedings were kicked off by Harriet Brown (“the Asian Prince,” as he is becoming known), falsetto-ing over backing tracks […]
L.A. psych-rockers Fever the Ghost have been out-weirding-out just about everything in their path since 2013, when they arrived on the scene, ostensibly by interstellar transport. Beyond making you believe in parallel universes, their music is rife with experimentation, a web of synths, guitar and vocals speaking to each other in a seemingly foreign tongue. […]
Friday’s big fun: ► The Vans Warped Tour kicks off at the Fairplex in Pomona, bring a wide variety of punk, metal, alt-rock, hip-hop, pop and spoken-word artists. A live webcast begins at 11 a.m. here. ► EDM sensations Big Gigantic — the duo of saxophonist-producer Dominic Lalli and drummer Jeremy Salken — bring their live […]