It was a shame that people (presumably) were all FYF-ed out and didn’t show up for the last night of Cotillon’s August residency at The Echoplex. The lineup was a stellar example of the new music coming out of L.A., featuring friends The Dead Ships, Brown and Blue, and Knesset. However, those of us who did muster up the energy to make it out witnessed a killer show. Openers Brown and Blue rocked with some no-frills, all-out jams. Next up, the boys of The Dead Ships played several new songs, teasing the audience before going on a brief show hiatus while they finish their forthcoming album. Frontman of Cotillon, Jordan Corso even made a guest appearance on guitar for one of the new tunes.…
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December 13th, 2012 · No Comments
Photos and words by Samantha Saturday The second they hit the stage there is no questioning that The Dead Ships have earned its December residency at The Echo. Straight out of Echo Park, the trio demands attention and fans are always eager to give it. Kicking off with The Reflections and Eastern Conference Champions the show was on fire. Even after The Dead Ships’ killer set The Bixby Knolls were able to hold their own for the release of their debut album, Near & Undear. The Dead Ships: The Bixby Knolls/The Reflections: Eastern Conference Champions:
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March 30th, 2012 · 3 Comments
As a somewhat hetero, cisgendered male-identifying dude with proven bisexual tendencies, I was hoping to see a larger smorgasbord of folks whose gender identities and inclinations didn’t fall into the rigid guidelines of gay/lesbian, but it did feel inviting and very friendly. I loved the festival, though I fear for its future. I hope they can keep things going, because I want to come back next year! Even the port-o-potties were pink, decorated, and amazing.