Wrapping up its US tour, Active Child brought its angelic sound to the sold out Troubadour. Full of energy, Lord Huron’s set got fans moving their feet and bobbing their heads to songs from its debut and previews of its forthcoming album. As Active Child’s Pat Grossi set up his harp, the crowd’s excitement grew. [...]
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Curtis Lane is the first substantial release from Active Child’s Pat Grossi, a choirboy-turned indie pop musician who’s making some of the most beautiful music coming out of L.A. right now. “I’m in Your Church at Night” is a stunning opener with soaring echoing vocals that readily suggest the collapsing church in Perugia, Italy, that apparently inspired the song.
April 20th, 2010 · 2 Comments
Download: 4/20 Mixtape [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Ass Cash Or Grass – Microphone Mike Let’s Get Fucked Up – Doe & Deer Drugs – Jason Golday/Learning Music Torat – Kutmah Floating Jellyfish High – Bloody Death Skull Guns vs. Flowers – Oliwa & The Pleasure Circus Band Is She 4:20 – Scott [...]
March 29th, 2010 · No Comments
Active Child Saturday was the inaugural Waved Out Fest at the Echo and Echoplex, running from 3:30pm to 2am. The festival featured emerging local and national artists, with sixteen bands playing on two stages, with live screenprinting from Hit + Run, several food trucks, and tons of free ice cream. It was hot, crowded, and [...]
March 3rd, 2010 · No Comments
He layered and looped organic sounds and harmonious melodies, seamlessly creating a hypnotic soundscape. Unlike Fake, Hebden did more than just stand next to his computer banging his head—Hebden’s usual synthesis of acoustic, electric, and digital instruments was enhanced with a lot of nontraditional improvisation, including the use of a tone-generator from his iPhone.