For a play-by-play update of the wave scene, we highly recommend checking out the Lucid Steps blog. Great reads there.
From the Blog
Just confirmed a show for MYSTXRIVL in Oakland on June 9. New partners in crime Djedi and Jocelyn will host a wave night there featuring MYSTXRIVL and Deadcrow. So excited to be building this scene!
Oh my goodness! We are elbows deep into scheming & planning for Finders Keepers. We just met to talk about all the ideas & this show is truly going to be incredible. From the MUSIC to decor to live artists & craftsmen… it’s going to be so unique & full[…]
We are excited to be brining MYSTXRIVL to the U.S. (from Poland) for his very first appearance. I initially reached out to him in March of 2016 trying to make it happen, but things didn’t fall into place until now. We also managed to find him another show in L.A. while[…]
We’re always booking a show or two ahead, so we’ve been talking to wave artists all over the world. It’s a fun and unique experience to catch these young artists before they blow up (we used to do this at The Hive as well, but most of those artists were[…]
Still reeling from Topsy-Turvy last night. So much art, so much magic. brothel.’s set was incredible and he was one of the nicest people we have collectively ever worked with. He even brought a couple of local wave producers out of the woodwork as well. David Giardinelli’s visuals transformed the space[…]
In an attempt to share overseas travel costs, I created a Facebook group trying to link different U.S. promoters together. It’s slow going, but a few others are joining. https://facebook.com/groups/undergroundwaverailroad
Did an interview with Catalyst magazine tonight about Syn.Aesthetic’s history with wave music, the Hive Collective, the genesis of the Ellipsis Collective and about the specifics of wave music itself. Look for that soon.
The first questions out of most promoters’ mouths is “how many people can the artist’s name bring out, and how much can I charge for tickets?” Promoting music that is already popular is one thing. But promoting music that nobody knows they love yet is something else entirely. To do[…]
Syn.Aesthetic has been spinning beautiful and interesting, mellow music for years but for the last several, has been focused on what is now known as wave music. As amazing as the genre is, it’s still almost completely unknown in the United States. Ellipsis Collective’s intention is to change that, to[…]