Dead Leaf Echo’s Broadways show

Dead Leaf Echo from New York describes their name as “Conjured images of drugged passions fading into nihilistic apprehension.” That’s a good summation of the band’s sound, too. Dreamy, plush, atmospheric morphine pop with hints of Joy Division, Psychedelic Furs and Mazzy Star and something more — something immediate and incandescent.

Listen to “Dance In The Light” here:

Their newest release, the haunting, subaqueous single “Kingmaker” was produced by John Fryer (Cocteau Twins, This Mortal Coil), who has mixed the band’s forthcoming LP Thought and Language. Listen to “Kingmaker” here:

On their way to South by Southwest, Dead Leaf Echo (Ana B. on guitar, keys and vocals; Christo B. on guitar and keys; LG on guitar, keys and vocals) stops through Asheville. They’ll play Broadways. 10 p.m.


About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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