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On Monday night, Nosaj Thing—one of L.A.'s most promising young beat makers—brought his hyper beats and even crazier visuals to Holocene. The show was almost a visual overload, with all three bands on the bill augmented by synchronized lights and videos courtesy of L.A. design studio Fair Enough. While Nosaj was just a one man show, Toro Y Moi's set was aided by live bass and drums, which ...
Chain & The Gang is great. Oratory punk rock with politics on sleeve, tongue in cheek and a beat you can dance to. And did I mention Shangra-La style vocal interjections? Yeah. That's right. What else do you need? Really? I got a chance to talk with frontman Ian Svenonius (a.k.a. Name Names) the other day. You may remember him from such bands as Make-Up, Scene Creamers, Weird War and Nation ...