The show with Vanaprasta at the Thirsty Crow was a huge success. The band’s acoustic show is sensational and the crowd was dancing, singing, and a mob of rambunctious excited energy. The highlight for me was the newest single “Nine Equals Nine” from their upcoming album Healthy Geometry. They have a Monday night residency at The Satellite in november and if you don’t make it out at for at least one of the shows, you’ll be missing out on something sensational.
Posts Tagged ‘Vanaprasta’
October 5, 2011 by Steph
September 27, 2011 by Steph
Addicted to Shows Presents:
Vanaprasta Acoustic at The Thirsty Crow
2939 West Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90026
8:00 p.m. / FREE thirstycrowbar.com
$5 Jim Beam Rye drink special
Psychedelic indie rock band Vanaprasta is one of Silver Lake’s most talked-about bands this year. Before I even posted about their then-new track “G -,” I had seen them billed on a dozen shows and covered on a dozen blogs around town. They are completely unavoidable so it’s a good thing they can rock.
Addicted to Shows is presenting Vanaprasta’s show on Thursday, September 29th at The Thirsty Crow. A bar around the corner with a band from my neighborhood playing a completely acoustic set seemed like something for which I couldn’t help but offer our full support.
“Nine Equals Nine” is the first track off the band’s debut full-length record Healthy Geometry, which will be released on November 1, 2011. Keep your eyes peeled for more shows coming in their original form: a residency at the Satellite in November and CMJ in October.
June 3, 2011 by Steph
Until a few weeks ago, Vanaprasta was a name that kept popping up around town, but I hadn’t taken the time to listen. Then at The Roxy with Saint Motel I finally had a chance to catch this omnipresent LA band. Their experimental and psychedelic rock made for an energetic and interesting live show. It’s no wonder they’ve shared the bill with heritage bands Smashing Pumpkins and Slash.
The band is currently preparing the release of their first full-length in late 2011. In the meantime, they’ll be releasing three tracks, the first of which is “G-” (pronounced G minus). “G-” is a Southern-tinged The Mars Volta with sultry vocals and a wailing guitar. These guys are barely an LA secret now, but they certainly won’t be come 2012 if “G-” is any indication of the quality of their record.
Check it out “G-” below. Soon to come: “Supernumerary” and “Crushing Ants.”
Saucy video for “G-” is NSFW!
April 4, 2011 by Steph
THE RUMBLE: LOS ANGELES – APRIL 7TH @ THE ECHOPLEX – FREE!
21+, RSVP: http://therumblelosangeles.eventbrite.com/
Featuring Vanaprasta, Stone Darling & Polls
…This LA based five piece make soaring area ready indie rock that landed them on Pure Volume’s Top Unsigned bands of 2010 with they’re wowed at SXSW with eight shows that had Consequence of Sound touting them as one of the Top 25 o catch in Austin. Known for their hypnotic live shows full of aggressive guitars and impassioned vocals, VANAPRASTA are going big in 2011 and readying to drop their debut later this year.
“Sometimes the heavens part and you are witness to rock immortality . . . Steven Wilkin’s vocals are going to knock you sideways . . . Come bring your friends. You can say you knew them when.” – LA Weekly
This LA based quartet are serious contenders for Best Coast level stardom in 2011 with dreamy indie pop butchressed with fuzzy guitars. Infectious numbers like “All I Wanna Do” and “Can You Get to That” have been on repeat around here for a while, with classic girl group melodies that would put Spector to shame.
“The whispery, harmony-glazed “All I Wanna Do” by Los Angeles band Stone Darling is the kind of lush and gorgeous pop confection that only takes a few seconds to forever nestle itself inside your collective consciousness.” – Everybody Taste
Comprised of Julien Bellin, David Franklin, and Chris Newcomer, this local trio are channeling 90s indie rock forefathers like Pavement and Sonic Youth with their self-titled debut EP and have LA tastemakers like Brand X and Buzzbands LA singing the praises of their fuzzy yet melodic pop numbers.
“Big, driving guitars with noisy flashes of sound. Slowly draws you in like a warm blanket of fuzz on cruise control.” – Surfing On Steam