Massive thanks and love to Kristin Kontrol, Nite Jewel, NOIA, and Jerome LOL for the magical evening last week at our new favorite venue, Resident in downtown LA, presented by us with our friends from Cascine + Modelo. Check the polaroids from the night, shot on the Impossible Project instant film, alongside a new NOIA remix of Kristin Kontrol's "X-Communicate" below:
Gorilla vs. Bear + Cascine will descend upon the City of Angels this fall to present an intimate evening with an amazing lineup of artists at Resident in Downtown LA, on Thursday, November 10th. Starring our longtime favorites/inspirations Kristin Kontrol, Nite Jewel, and Jerome LOL of DJDS, along with one of our new favorites, Barcelona's NOIA...
Our official Gorilla vs. Bear 2016 SXSW showcase at Mazda + Hype Machine's Hype Hotel offered a glimpse into the future of pop music on a beautiful Thursday night in east Austin, from Negative Gemini's frenetic, club-ready experimental electronic pop that began the evening (I heard at least a few people compare her vibe to an early Grimes set circa 2011) to headliner Charli XCX's first-ever, next-
Kristin Welchez (aka Dee Dee of Dum Dum Girls) unveils the beautiful, '80s-pop-inspired title track from X-Communicate, her new album as Kristin Kontrol, out in May on Sub Pop. Kristin says of the record:
Dum Dum Girls' Dee Dee — aka Kristin Welchez — has announced a new solo "new wave, R&B, synth pop, and krautrock" project called Kristin Kontrol, with an LP due this spring on Sub Pop. Check the promising teaser below: