Presented by: felte + Part Time Punks
Tuesday, March 15
10:15PM - 10:55PM
611 E 7th St
Listen to Technicolour Blind
The promise of L.A. may well lie in Tennis System, who have thundered their way through their adopted city with a reverb-drenched ferocity that has, in short order, made the East Coast transplants the city’s band to watch.
One listen is all it takes to comprehend why L.A. Weekly dubbed the band one of the city’s most promising of 2015 and “one of the city's best live acts”: Tennis System are masters of unhinged, lo-fi psychedelia, laced with the inescapably pop DNA of Jesus and Mary Chain, Nirvana and Ride. Behind the sweat-drenched performances, behind the Orange amps and squalling anthems is a coolly leather-clad trio. Arriving at the current lineup, however, was a spirit quest that took Tennis System from one coast to the other: It was in gritty Washington, D.C. that a young Matty Taylor, the band’s founder, steeped like tea in the music of Fugazi and Bad Brains, Black Tambourine and Nation of Ulysses. He decamped fo...Show the rest