POPSCENE presents EMA and REPTAR
155 Fell St San Francisco, CA 94102
DJs Aaron Axelsen and Omar
** TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR TONIGHT **
Fans of guitar noise will already know EMA from her time as the scorching guitarist in legendary folk/noise outfit Amps For Christ. She went on to form the genre-defying cult duo Gowns with Ezra Buchla, which was called “one of the most heart-stoppingly great live bands on planet Earth” by Pitchfork and about which, upon seeing their captivating, volatile live show, the Village Voice spluttered succinctly: “Holy fucking fuck.” Gowns’ 2007 debut album Red State was an electronic folk and feedback-drenched masterpiece that left critics both raving and bewildered. It sadly proved to be their last. The upside is that Gowns’ musical crossroads led to the unveiling of EMA, who has since opened for Throbbing Gristle on their last US tour. Did we also mention she relocated to LA when she was just 18, because she really liked ‘Welcome to the Jungle’?
155 Fell St San Francisco, CA 94102 (Google Maps)