Presented by Ditto Music


Mar 17, 2017

10:00pm – 10:40pm CT

The Main II

Los Angeles native Saro’s music explores life’s darker side while still finding light within that space. It can be said that darkness breeds the best art. Songs like “Test” accompanied by a jarring visual, reach into themes of emotional convolution and resilience amidst painstaking grief. Other tracks like “Looking” and “Two Suns” showcase Saro’s distinct mastery in exploring the depths of human conscious via lyrically-charged works of forward-thinking noir pop. Stereogum hails Saro’s music calling it “deceptively penetrating pop craft”.

Saro’s live show is a powerful experience where he channels his deeply affecting electronic pop in a convergence with unique movement and physicality that touches on performance art. His visuals which he co-directs paint a beautiful yet dark picture that is an ethereal, strong, quiet presence on the brink of chaos.

Saro spends most of his time in Downtown Los Angeles working on his art. His debut EP titled In Loving Memory is out now via his own freshly-minted label, Mateo Sound.

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Los Angeles, CA
Indie Pop