10 Apr
The industrial shoegaze sounds of London

Binary’s EP Amber came out right before the vernal equinox on March 18, released through their own imprint, Echoplex Records. The music on this, their latest, engages as it builds. The confessional symbolism on the first track (and their first single) “You Need the Blue Key” establishes the London-based band’s place in the universe of industrial shoegaze — […]


15 Sep
Teddybears at Echoplex... don't miss out

A great mix by Teams to promote tonight’s Check Yo Ponytail (September 15th) club night, who will be opening for the LIAS favorites Teddybears at the Echoplex. We will be there for sure, excited to see what they have in store. Teams puts together a scrambled but interesting mix that touches on nu rap to […]


1 Jun
The latest from IHEARTCOMIX founder and label head

Franki Chan dropped his latest mixtape for his IHEARTCOMIX label, a “well thought out 50 minutes of nighttime summer bliss.” Heavy on the disco and house, the mix is a perfect accompaniment to your evermore heating up evenings. If you live in Los Angeles, peep his Check Yo Ponytail Tuesday night throwdown at the Echoplex […]


19 May
The latest EP in the Scion A/V series out today

Trouble & Bass was tapped by the Scion A/V series for their latest release — an EP compiling some of the label’s best acts [download the EP HERE]. We caught Trouble & Bass label founder Drop the Lime this past Tuesday at the “Check Your Ponytail!2″ party when he brought his brand new rockabilly-meets-dance live […]


16 May
Trouble & Bass label leader gets his Rocakabilly on

New York’s bass-worshiping DJ crew/label Trouble & Bass founder Drop the Lime (aka Luca Venezia) is elevating his DJing to the next level by incorporating a live band aspect to his performance. The result mixes his Heavy Bass sound with a prominent Rockabilly influence to embrace the more rock side of his persona, including Venezia […]


25 Mar
Witch house rockers prepare for Check Yo Ponytail!

Michigan witch house trio Salem will be headlining Check Yo Ponytail 2 this upcoming Tuesday, March 29th at the Echoplex in Echo Park. And to prepare for the show, the Traverse City producers fitted up this Mother Always mixtape just to get y’all prepped. As is their spooky, droning, music-from-the-darkest-fogs sound, Salem take tracks by […]