Haunted Summer


Haunted Summer
Event on 2016-04-22 20:00:00
with Annie Girl and The Flight, Brendan Eder Ensemble, Whispertown, with projections by Mad Alchemy Analog Liquid Light Show
The songs of Haunted Summer are dreamy and hypnotic, rich with orchestral strings and sultry electronic textures, and with their EP, Something in the Water, the group crafted a captivatingly-ethereal musical journey through a nostalgic world of young love and long-forgotten memories. Now with the release of the new single Dawn of The Red the band has once again captured the hearts of fans, radio stations, and national press. Consisting of husband-and-wife Bridgette Moody and John Seasons, who share songwriting duties in a true collaboration, the Los Angeles duo have shared the stage and toured with groups and performers including Taken By Trees, Islands, Deafheaven, Coeur De Pirate, Olafur Arnalds, Carla Morrison, Meiko, Basia Bulat, Federico Aubele, Laura Stevenson and more. Having completed a tour with Islands and other tour dates with David J of Bauhaus, Geographer and more, multiple headlining tours across the country among other countless tour dates, plus a month-long residency in San Francisco, Haunted Summer is poised to bring their psychedelic sound to the world. Haunted Summer, lives up to its name with an even more enchanting series of dream-pop shimmers, as Bridgette Eliza Moody's vocals trail off languidly in the jet stream of husband John Seasons' majestic emissions. -Falling James (LA Weekly)Haunted Summer sounds like the best nightmare you've ever had. I know that proclamation seems a bit strange, but once you hear their music it will all make sense: the otherworldly sonic arrangements, the eerie synthesizers, the somber vocal melodies that creep into the deepest recesses of your mind. The band sounds exactly like what their name suggests, a dreamy mix of sunshine-drenched hooks and sinister undertones. -The Bay Bridged (Nicholas Schneider)The five tracks on the Something in The Water reinforce the group's ghostly vibes, with Moody's ethereal vocals blending seamlessly with spaced-out and hazy orchestral dream-pop, allowing the music to take control of your headspace like a ray of light seeping in through the cracks of a long forgotten and rundown gothic mansion. -The Portland Mercury (CT)The pairs blend of experimental guitar riffs, ethereal orchestral features, and Moodys trance-like vocalsplus a ton of oddball electronic sounds that add even more texturecreates a sound that sticks with you. -The Seattle Weekly (Azaria Podplesky)Bridgette Eliza Moody and John Seasons are the groups mainstays, but they have smartly added other musicians to the mix, taking their music to a bolder, higher level. The use of clarinet especially enhances and grounds their sound as Moody's augmented vocals and Seasons languid guitar licks add ethereal layers. -The Inlander (Laura Johnson)Windswept vocals, sultry strings and spacey guitar blend together beautifully. The whole thing is mysterious and engrossing enough that it gets under your skin and stirs your own private nostalgia. -Billy Gil (Amoeba Blog)Haunted Summer features Bridgette Moody and John Seasons, who share songwriting and performing duties in a true collaboration. The result is a very pretty, psychedelic sound with ethereal vocals from Bridgette, who comes into her own as a lead vocalist. -Julia Stoller (The Boston Music Survival Guide)Haunted Summer crafts languid pop music, adorned with orchestral strings and electronic textures that recall Soft Bulletin-era Flaming Lips.-Candice Aman (KXSC Radio) The music definitely fulfills the definition of dream pop. The lyrical content relies heavily on longing for and reveling in young love.This is a young band with a high ceiling, I would not be surprised if these songs break out nationally. The title track ends with "No one will love you when you are loved" however this band has love to spare, and I except big things coming their way. -Scott Schultz (LA Record)Its like falling asleep in a bathtub of cough syrup. – Wayne Jessup (The Owl Mag)"Just two days after the release of their eerily-named EP, Something In The Water, dream pop duo, Haunted Summer, will make the room echo and whirl to the tune of their supernatural anthems, already quite a hit amongst fellow Angelenos." – Cynthia Orgel (Santa Cruz's Good Times Weekly)

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5043 York Blvd
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