KIM FREE, Louis Schefano, WARD, THE WISPYS, ORANGE MAYFIELD, THE OIL BARONS, Snowball II

surge event presents..................

KIM FREE

Louis Schefano

WARD

THE WISPYS

ORANGE MAYFIELD

THE OIL BARONS

Snowball II

Fri, May 19, 2017

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 7:00 pm (event ends at 1:00 am)

Silverlake Lounge

Los Angeles, CA

$15.00

This event is 21 and over

KIM FREE - (Set time: 8:00 PM)
KIM FREE
Louis Schefano - (Set time: 8:45 PM)
Louis Schefano
WARD - (Set time: 9:30 PM)
WARD
WARD is of high-energy post-punk rock act in Los Angeles, reviving the stage energy of Echo and the Bunnymen, The Smiths, and The Stone Roses. WARD's live act was praised by Music Connection as "quality new wave" set to "easily become a genuine force in LA." With their first EP cut and a full album coming soon, WARD has rapidly found tens of thousands of fans online and drawn an enthusiastic cult following to venues all over Los Angeles.
Ward is:

Karim Elghobashi - bass
Christopher Ward - guitar and vocals
Darren Edwards - drums
Mauricio Munguia - guitar
THE WISPYS - (Set time: 10:10 PM)
THE WISPYS
ORANGE MAYFIELD - (Set time: 10:50 PM)
ORANGE MAYFIELD
Orange Mayfield is a psychological disorder that crosses genres from the 60s and 90s then tricks the brain into thinking that it's modern music.
THE OIL BARONS - (Set time: 11:30 PM)
THE OIL BARONS
Snowball II - (Set time: 12:00 AM)
Snowball II
Snowball II is a psychedelic shoegaze and experimental indie rock band that is native to, despite of their chilly moniker, sunny Los Angeles. Snowball II's forthcoming debut album mystically entitled '?' is set for release in winter 2016. Do not be deceived by California's palm trees and bikinis; although this record was dreamt up and recorded only miles from some of Hollywood's hottest stars under the sun, it translates the dark whirrs of obsession, infinity and anxiety in a 59-minute soundscape that'll have you set the record on repeat and infinitum.
Snowball II is fronted by and under the direction of Berklee College of Music educated, 23 year-old multi-instrumentalist and producer Jackson Wargo. These intricate and innovative songs were all produced, written and recorded by Wargo himself at his home studio in Long Beach, which alowed for his artistic vision of each song to be fully realized. The record sounds like an imaginative combination of My Bloody Valentine's swirling guitar textures surrounding Spacemen 3's tremolo drones and accompanied by melodies so catchy one is apt to mistake them as covers of the Kinks. These melodies are sung through the lyrics of an unpretentious, 21st century James Joyce reincarnate.
This is a band with influences from all around the map, and is a band which is unafraid to approach genre with such fluidity it is difficult to bind them to one style. The album's first single, "I Can Come," is the catchiest neopsychedelic song since Animal Collective's "My Girls." The song was released along with a wild, unapologetic music video codirected by Kevin Anton and Tyler Taormina. One of the band's first recordings (which won't be on the album) will be heard in Gavin Weisen's upcoming film The Runaround.
Snowball II is forging the sonic future of indie music by a pastiche of textures that have been forgotten for decades and sounds that have not been made before; it makes you wonder what this band is going to do next.
Venue Information:
Silverlake Lounge
2906 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA, 90026
http://thesilverlakelounge.com/