The Echo & Part Time Punks Present
AIRIEL + TENNIS SYSTEM + TOPOGRAPHIES
Sun July 29, 2018
Los Angeles, CA
This event is 18 and over
Part Time Punks is proud to bring one of its favorite alltime shoegaze bands to The Echoplex stage -- AIRIEL -- for their 1st LA gig in decades. Their long-awaited 2nd LP, "Molten Young Lovers" released last year on Shelflife Records was featured on Part Time Punks Best of 2017, but PTP's love for the band dates all the way back to 1997, when the band first started. So this show means a lot to PTP (and ME!!)
In 1997, Jeremy Wrenn formed the Chicago based, two-man shoegaze project Airiel. Originally called Airiel Project One they were formed in Bloomington, Indiana before relocating to Chicago.
Jeremy Wrenn : guitars, drum programs, singing, song writing
Cory Osborne : bass, singing, song writing
John Rungger : drums, electronic drums
Chris De Brizzio : guitar
Sharing their namesake with a song by predecessor noise pop group The Lilys, TENNIS SYSTEM are keeping the legacies of Sonic Youth, My Bloody Valentine, and the Jesus and Mary Chain alive with their expansive, catchy-as-hell pop songs. Matty Taylor and and co. are masters of loud and dirty anthems, but rising above the noise that blankets them are Taylor's beautifully sung, dreamy lyrics inspired by both love and art, from the drawings of Egon Schiele to the writing of Aldous Huxley.
Part Time Punks
PART TIME PUNKS is a club that takes over noted Echo Park live music venue, The Echo on 1822 Sunset, every Sunday night. The night focuses heavily on DIY and Indie vinyl coming out of the U.S., UK and Europe from 1977 to the present: Punk, Post-Punk, Synth-Punk, Synthpop, Minimal Synth, Dark/Cold/Minimal Wave, NDW, Industrial, New Wave, No Wave, C86, Indiepop, Twee, Shoegaze, Baggy and even Krautrock…