Bootleg Theater Presents
2220 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA, 90057
This event is 21 and over
“Sophisticated beyond their years.” —The Isthmus
"What grabbed me so powerfully was that with this album, Disq arrives fully formed, as if they were already seasoned professionals." —Savagejukebox
They may be teenagers, but don’t call them a teen band. Disq founders/songwriters Isaac deBroux-Slone and Raina Bock have been gigging with Madison music pros nearly triple their ages since elementary school, and wowing the faculty during summers spent at the Berklee College of Music.
They've shared stages with Whitney, Twin Peaks, Jay Som, Hippo Campus, Quilt and many others.
Their first full length album Disq 1 was released on July 7, 2016, and is available on itunes, bandcamp, spotify, Tidal.
Influences: The Beatles, Tame Impala, Todd Rundgren, Weezer.
Ablebody is an LA-based duo comprised of identical twins Christoph and Anton Hochheim (members of The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart + The Depreciation Guild). They’ve been quietly releasing music under this moniker since 2013, self-releasing an EP and 7″ single, crafting remixes and demoing original material as well as a myriad of covers.
Drawing from the raw grandeur of the 60’s, the melodicism of soft 70s pop and the sophisticated side of romantic 80s synth pop, Ablebody stand suspended between decades; students of the past but far from retro fetishists. Their musical prowess is evident but the songwriting remains tastefully direct at all times, with arrangements that bend and move in surprising ways but tastefully blanket the overarching sentiment of the songs in a way that we rarely hear in this decade.
The duo have recently taken their sound from the bedroom to the studio, working with producer/engineer Kenny Gilmore (Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti) to craft songs with a more visceral edge than they’ve explored in the past. Daniel Rosenbaum (Pomar) and Jordan Sabolick (Mt. Ossa) have joined the duo to help bring the songs to life and add new dimension to the live dynamic.
Their debut full length record ‘Adult Contemporaries’ will be released by Lolipop Records onOctober 14.