Gold Lake, Young Unknowns
289 Kent Avenue
Brooklyn, NY, 11249
Doors 8:30 PM
This event is 21 and over
Salt Cathedral is the electronic project of New York based Colombian musicians Juliana Ronderos and Nicolas Losada. Their music combines elements of trip-hop and ambient genres with folkloric influences from many cultures. The band's most recent record, "Oom Velt," makes reference to the individuality of experience – the discrete "worlds" as they are experienced by different organisms. Guardian UK, in their coverage of the EP's lead single "Holy Soul," describes Salt Cathedral as "purveyors of breezy electronic pop with lightly tropical rhythms and deathlessly pretty vocals’’.
Salt Cathedral has performed alongside acts like Hundred Waters, Young and Sick, Tei Shi, Until The Ribbon Breaks, Sonnymoon and Cibo Matto. Onstage, the band combines live instrumentals, electronics, and choreographed lighting to create an immersive environment of "crackling energy" (Pitchfork).
The genesis of Gold Lake began in Spain when Carlos and Lua met in Carlos' hip night club in Madrid in the midst of the Spanish capital's music scene. Discovering a mutual love of the 60s and 70s bands from the West Coast, the Laurel Canyon bands, as well as the atmospheres Eno created for Bowie in the 70s the two began writing music together. They soon decamped to Brooklyn and started Gold Lake first as a duo, and then transforming into a trio after recruiting Dave Burnett on drums. They have toured consistently since their formation playing out in NYC as well as at festivals including LA's Culture Collide Festival, NXNE festival in Toronto, Northside Festival in NY and Austin's SXSW. In addition to supporting the Lumineers and Midlake the band have supported Basia Bulat, Peter and the Wolf, Ivan & Alyosha and Nada Surf.
With Spin calling their single “majestic”, Gold Lake’s debut album, mixed by Phil Ek (Fleet Foxes, Father John Misty) will be out on November 4th.
"Gold Lake are arresting from their name alone. In an era when guitar music fluctuates between dole- queue-realism and avant complexity, it's refreshing to hear something so effortlessly beautiful." Clash Magazine
“Lua Rios' vocals ... sound like the stuff of Divine Inspiration." Spin
Brooklyn four-piece Young Unknowns weave driving 90's flecked indie rock with luscious production, crowned with guitarist/vocalist Meredith Meyer's sensual yet wary musings on the complications of love and the human condition. The band's debut EP You Are A Young Unknown was produced by indie rock veteran Bill Racine (Rogue Wave, Mates of State). Young Unknowns' latest new single "I Want to Lose" is off of their upcoming new EP due in late 2013.
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