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When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to select the rising bands which have connected them, someone wrote a long time ago. Or, something close to that. Here’s what we’re getting down to: It’s that time of year when Stereogum’s staff selects the 40 most exciting new* acts of… More »

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Download IO Echo’s I’ve Been Vaping Your Tears Mixtape

Yesterday, L.A.'s synthetic shoegazers IO Echo released a cover of Mariah Carey's "Heartbreaker," off of their new mixtape I've Been Vaping Your Tears, which is…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 19, 2014 - 4:13 pm

IO Echo & TOKiMONSTA – “Heartbreaker” (Mariah Carey Cover)

L.A. shoegazers IO Echo have a new mixtape on the way, and they've teased it with a quality cover of Mariah Carey's "Heartbeaker." The electronic…
Chris DeVille | November 18, 2014 - 5:59 pm

Artist Portraits From Treasure Island Festival 2013

In addition to our gallery of live shots from last weekend’s Treasure Island Festival, our photographer Moses Namkung snapped some intimate portraits of Sleigh Bells,…
Miles Bowe | October 21, 2013 - 5:45 pm

Photos: Treasure Island Festival 2013

People who live in the Bay Area are lucky. Not only did they get to enjoy the incredible Outside Lands lineup, a month later they…
Miles Bowe | October 21, 2013 - 5:10 pm

Photos: HAIM, IO Echo @ Webster Hall, NYC 9/3/13

HAIM continue to build on buzz from their summer festival performances and undeniable new single “The Wire.” The group’s highly anticipated debut full-length Days Are
Stereogum | September 4, 2013 - 3:07 pm

10 Less Obvious Must-See Sets At Coachella ’13

Coachella Weekend 1 strikes tomorrow! If you’re heading out to Indio for the festival, we know you’re probably intending to check out Blur, Phoenix, the…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 11, 2013 - 11:36 am

Stream IO Echo Ministry Of Love

Last year, the Los Angeles shoegaze band IO Echo released their self-titled debut EP, and two weeks ago, they went extra-hard at SXSW. I somehow…
Tom Breihan | March 26, 2013 - 10:32 am

SXSW 2013 Tuesday: Japandroids, Divine Fits, Marnie Stern

The 'Gum crew got into Austin last night and made the most of SXSW Music's slow ramp-up into full on noise-overwhelming-the-signal mode. The options were…
Stereogum | March 13, 2013 - 1:52 pm

Stereogum & Popgun CMJ Feat. Dum Dum Girls, Savages, Port St. Willow @ Glasslands, Williamsburg 10/17/12

CMJ has effectively taken over Manhattan south of 14th St. and all of northwest Brooklyn. There are a billion parties and shows and bands in…
Michael Nelson | October 18, 2012 - 12:22 pm

Stream IO Echo IO Echo EP

L.A. shoegazers/Stereogum40 alums IO Echo are set to release their debut EP tomorrow, a record from which we’ve already heard the cuts “Carnation” and “Ministry
Corban Goble | October 15, 2012 - 1:37 pm

Come To Stereogum’s CMJ 2012 Party

Hey guys, it’s almost CMJ Music Marathon time! Once again, we’ve teamed with PopGun Booking, and this year’s lineup is stacked with greatness. The event…
Scott Lapatine | October 3, 2012 - 5:03 pm

IO Echo – “Carnation” & “Ministry Of Love”

Here's two more from L.A. shoegazers IO Echo -- an outfit that just made our Best New Bands Of 2012 list -- a pair of…
Corban Goble | September 14, 2012 - 11:54 am

IO Echo – “When The Lillies Die” Video

Shoegazey pop duo IO Echo just put out the video for their first single "When The Lillies Die," and it's a trippy screensaver of a…
Corban Goble | July 3, 2012 - 11:16 am

IO Echo – “When The Lillies Die”

Leopold Ross and Ioanna Gika form L.A. duo IO Echo, an outfit that offer goth-shaded, shoegaze-y tracks good enough to be favorably compared to folks…
Corban Goble | June 6, 2012 - 4:26 pm