Both long and short time readers of The Burning Ear know I love me some Pompeya. These Russians make the best beach music this side of the arctic circle. And they are bringing their warm vibes here to chilly (kinda) Los Angeles for 5 FREE shows in March. I’m proud to present the 1st of those shows next week at Highland Parks awesome new venue The Hi-Hat.
The dichotomy of Disco Shrine is inherent in their name.Â Half party, half spiritual devotional to said party, they are damn serious about having a damn good time. And that’s what their debut EP Soft
With this sudden heat wave we’re having in L.A. it makes a person want to get out and get weird, amirite? Thankfully local good-time goddess Beating Lights has cooked up just the right concoctionÂ for our Friday night. Join the party at The Hi-Hat to celebrate Disco Shrine’s release of Soft FurÂ as well as sets by King Shelter and Tambourines. PLUS DJ sets by yours truly. And if you can still stand upright after all that, there are some extra pop-up goodies. It’s like a mini music festival but without any camping or dehydration. Rally the troops and see you there!
Two of my favorite mad scientists, Magic
I have the distinct pleasure of presenting long time TBE
Hunter Hunted has already promised that these shows will be more “intimate” than usual which can only be a plus. Additionally, we’ve got sets from Sympathetic Frequencies, Air Life, Steady Holiday and DJ Justin Cornwall.
We have 2 pairs of tix to giveaway! — > WIN tickets HERE
A night out in the big city can make anyone feel far from a woman. You’ve gotta get suited and booted for the constant battle with yahoos and chumps at every turn. Throw this new White Sea jam in your arsenal and arm yourself with some major grooves. Plus, the ripping guitar solo power-up at 2:10!Â Read more
Its been a long time since we heard from Fresnship
For a band whose music is tailor made for nighttime activities it made sense that there wasn’t much revealed about them in the early days. No photos, no website, and no live show until pretty recently. For some bands that feels like a gimmick, but now that those things have emerged it is clear that Riley and Casey are simply all about the music. They weren’t going to put energy into anything that detracted from the songs. And it shows. Its been an honor to hear them evolve
Vinyl Moon: Volume 001
Track: “Baptize”Â Read more