Artist Preview: Emancipator, Shigeto, Marley Carroll, Ceci Castelblanco

We are thrilled to present Emancipator’s return to Los Angeles on Thursday March 22nd at King King. He will be joined by Shigeto and Marley Carroll, both making their Do LaB debut. Ceci Castelblanco will be painting live. This will be a very intimate event, that is sure to sell out in advance. Discounted pre-sale tickets are available here.

EMANCIPATOR


Those in the know have been following Emancipator since he self-released his first album, Soon It Will Be Cold Enough, at the age of 19 in 2006. His agile melodies layered over headnodic, immaculately-produced beats captivated fans across the internet and across the world. His latest album “Safe In The Steep Cliffs” blends new instrumentation and organic samples with the signature Emancipator style of clean production, silky melodies and addictive drums.

Click here to read our new interview with Emancipator.

Listen to Emancipator’s latest music below:





SHIGETO


Beat-driven but given to richly textured sound design, rhythmically fractured but melodically sumptuous, Shigeto’s music is a bridge between the past and present, bringing the artist face to face with a creative legacy that spans decades. The upcoming 2012 release, Lineage—a mini-LP of sorts that has a complex constellation of sounds and ideas that we have come to expect from the producer/drummer. However, his compositional focus and restraint grounds songs that are otherwise cosmically inclined. Never has he demonstrated such complete command of his material.

Stream Shigeto’s new album “Lineage” on Soundcloud below:

Listen to more of Shigeto’s latest music on Soundcloud below:


MARLEY CARROLL


Marley Carroll is a prodigious multi-instrumentalist, producer and DJ from Asheville, North Carolina. The beginnings of his musicianship sprang from training in piano, percussion and scratch DJ technique. His debut album, Melanaster is the result of meticulous bedroom alchemy, sounding like a lost Radiohead LP submerged in ten feet of salt water. Marley created Melanaster entirely on his own. The album’s touchstones are found in the space between the beautiful haze of early Nineties shoegaze rock (My Bloody Valentine) and early 2000’s IDM (Autechre, Squarepusher). The result is smeared, melancholy pop songs tethered to abstract electronic rhythms, what NPR called “gorgeously subdued glitch-pop”.

Click here to read our new interview with Marley Carroll.

Listen to Marley Carroll’s latest music on Soundcloud below:

Live painting by Ceci Castelblanco

Ceci Castelblanco explores inherent relativity and connectivity of life in her work. Her process involves continually engaging in systems of line work and then transcending from them, organically responding to how images are growing. Revealing these very lines, Ceci’s work takes on a life of its own as the images literally grow and breathe.

Click here to read our new interview with Ceci Castelblanco.

The Details….

Thursday March 22nd, 2012

9pm-2am

Venue: King King

6555 Hollywood Blvd.,

Los Angeles 90028

*entrance is through the parking lot in the back

This event is 21+

Discount Pre-sale tickets are now available here.

We’ll see you on the dance floor very soon!

 

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