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Originally posted on jambase

By: Greg Caruso

Plants and Animals :: 03.12.09 :: Echo :: Los Angeles, CA

Plants and Animals by Pete Nema

Listening to Parc Avenue by Montreal based Plants and Animals, you would think the rich cornucopia of sounds being produced would require, at bare minimum, a sextet. You could only imagine my shock at seeing a trio bound onto the stage at Echo. That’s what happens when you choose to see an up and coming band blindly with only the music as your navigational tool. So from the start, pleasant surprises were afoot.

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ARTICLE BY GREG CARUSO
PHOTO BY KING KHAN & BBQ SHOW MYSPACE

NOV. 10 | ECHO PARK—Sooner or later, the secret will be out that King Khan is a purveyor of one of the most diverse and high energy shows you will ever see. Whether it be with his merry band of German funksters, The Shrines, or in duo form, like tonight, the man does not disappoint. Once again, the wily Khan graced the Echo—his second appearance this year—to a sold-out crowd. With Mark Sultan, a.k.a. BBQ Show, the duo played a short, but dynamic set, featuring tracks off of their self-titled album, King Khan and the BBQ Show.

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Kk_1_2ARTICLE BY GREG CARUSO
PHOTOS BY JAMES HUDDLESTON

JULY 10 | ECHO PARK—…And on the eighth day, He created King Khan & The Shrines. This is what came to mind upon walking out of the Echo after King Khan’s performance Thursday. Rock? Check. Funk? Check. Punk? Check. Psychedelic erotic gospel? A resounding check! Fearless frontman King Khan is of Indian descent, but originally hails from Montreal. His current band, The Shrines, is an outfit from Germany, where King Khan has been cultivating his musical stylings for close to 10 years. To say that the group is unique would be a gross understatement. Aside from Khan, who boasts a James Brown on LSD-like appearance and frequently changes his wardrobe, the group consists of a raucous four-piece horn section, a nutty organ player, drums and percussion, guitar and bass and one flailing, go-go dancing cheerleader named Bamboorella—Gogo Queen of the Underworld.

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APRIL 23 | ECHO PARK—Initially, this evening’s closing act was billed as a “special guest,” but as we all know, many cyber heads cajoling on the Internet always find ways to debunk or spoil any one’s secret. Tonight’s special guest was the beloved Architecture in Helsinki!

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