Imaad Wasif put on a powerful performance at the Echo

sngshows: A post shared by Sawdust and Gin (@sawdustandgin) on Mar 26, 2018 at 10:50pm PDT //www.instagram.com/embed.js Mondays at the Echo are always fun. Ramonda Hammer just began their residency this past week, The Blank Tapes having just recently finished up theirs the week prior. What else was notable about that last night in March? Two words: Imaad Wasif. The venue glowed in a cool, … Continue reading Imaad Wasif put on a powerful performance at the Echo

Imaad Wasif put on a powerful performance at the Echo

A post shared by Sawdust and Gin (@sawdustandgin) on Mar 26, 2018 at 10:50pm PDT //www.instagram.com/embed.js Mondays at the Echo are always fun. Ramonda Hammer just began their residency this past week, The Blank Tapes having just recently finished up theirs the week prior. What else was notable about that last night in March? Two words: Imaad Wasif. The venue glowed in a cool, white-blue … Continue reading Imaad Wasif put on a powerful performance at the Echo

Shame Sing Songs of Praise and Resistance at the Echo

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  “THIS NIGHTMARE MUST END: The Trump/Pence Regime Must Go!” Such was the valiant proclamation of a sign hung above the merch table at the Echo last Friday night. The headliner that night was Shame, a band from London, and though the UK is undergoing its own political turmoil, it was the second band on the bill responsible for the messages … Continue reading Shame Sing Songs of Praise and Resistance at the Echo

Aldous Harding’s Cheerful Gloom at the Echo

sngshows: Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  New Zealand songwriter Aldous Harding is currently on a tour across North America to promote her beautiful new record, Party. The title is a slight misnomer, though, and I knew better than to expect a raucous affair at her LA stop at the Echo last Thursday night. Instead, audiences were entranced by her simplicity.  Read more.  Continue reading Aldous Harding’s Cheerful Gloom at the Echo

Aldous Harding’s Cheerful Gloom at the Echo

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  New Zealand songwriter Aldous Harding is currently on a tour across North America to promote her beautiful new record, Party. The title is a slight misnomer, though, and I knew better than to expect a raucous affair at her LA stop at the Echo last Thursday night. Instead, audiences were entranced by her simplicity.  Read more.  Aldous Harding | website … Continue reading Aldous Harding’s Cheerful Gloom at the Echo

Falsetto Down: Vérité Rocked the Echo on the Final Night of her Tour

sngshows: Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. Words by me, photos by William Gormley. Pop is a polarizing genre. I have been on both sides of the argument, debating its merit in the contemporary American music scene, especially in a Top 40 context. But that certainly doesn’t exempt me from loving the tried and true mix of catchy hooks, simple melodies, and great vocals. With Lostboycrow opening for … Continue reading Falsetto Down: Vérité Rocked the Echo on the Final Night of her Tour

Falsetto Down: Vérité Rocked the Echo on the Final Night of her Tour

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. Words by me, photos by William Gormley. Pop is a polarizing genre. I have been on both sides of the argument, debating its merit in the contemporary American music scene, especially in a Top 40 context. But that certainly doesn’t exempt me from loving the tried and true mix of catchy hooks, simple melodies, and great vocals. With Lostboycrow opening for Vérité … Continue reading Falsetto Down: Vérité Rocked the Echo on the Final Night of her Tour