This music is homemade – that is to say it is created in Glenn Brigman's bedroom in the house where he and Josh Menashe currently live. The writing duo has been recording music together for some time now, preferring multi-track cassette recorders to just about everything else.
The group has been bringing their home recording experiments to their live performances since 2010. With the help of several friends, Triptides is continually creating flowing, transcendental versions of their music for their listeners. Their current live incarnation includes Dylan Sizemore on bass guitar and Jeff Grant on drums.
Triptides is a spectrum of sound. Close your eyes while you listen and allow perception to turn inward.
The Creation Factory
People don't dance anymore to rock bands, but The Creation Factory is here to change that.
Channeling the sounds of 1960s psychedelic beats, the Los Angeles-based five-piece isn't just making music—"we're capturing the sort of sounds that people don't hear anymore," says front man Shane Stots—it's creating an experience.
"We're bringing sounds back from the grave, maybe better than they were before," Stots, who's also a member of L.A. rock group the Mystic Braves, says—and he's not kidding. The group uses authentic 1960s gear (and an era-appropriate look) to create blues-inflected rock designed to get a crowd's feet moving. It's no wonder, then, that the band—which sold out its first show and has a 45 forthcoming on Lolipop Records—will be opening for the Mystic Braves on a sure-to-be-soulful upcoming West Coast tour.
The Creation Factory was formed in 2014 when Stots pieced together a style-infused gang of psychedelic bandits, including band members Iggy Gonzalez (also of the Mystic Braves) on drums, Neil Soiland and Gabriel Pacheco on guitar and Peter Maffei (of The Electric Magpie) on keyboards. Stots himself provides bass and lead vocals.
While the musical appeal of The Creation Factory's hard to ignore, Stots insists the band's also out to show fans what they've been missing. "I'm trying to revive music and expose it to a younger generation," he says. "I'm going backwards to go forward."
So, while the past is firmly on The Creation Factory's side, it's the future that truly belongs to the band.
Vinyl Williams is a project by Lionel Williams, local Los Angeles artist & musician. The unfolding of VW's sonic & visual work has glimpsed into the celestial astrocracy – impressionistic realms beyond cognition, namely inter-dimensional landscapes & civilizations, and inexplicably blissful moods of uncertain unfamiliar treasure.
The new album "Into" was released last July on Carpark / Company Records.
For fans of: Woodsman, Belong, Tim Hecker, Pure X, My Bloody Valentine, Can.
Recent support slots include: Unknown Mortal Orchestra, & Toro Y Moi.
Superet is a band.