5 Acts You Can’t Miss at Beach Goth


This weekend, psychedelic rock darlings The Growlers are back at it again with their annual Beach Goth Music Festival, taking place October 22-23 in Orange County, California. This truly amazing lineup features performances by Justice, Bon Iver, James Blake, and Gucci Mane (the real one, no clones here) alongside rare appearances by TLC, 2 Live Crew, Violent Femmes and so many more. Keep reading for our top five acts you can’t miss.

 

KING KRULE  

Archy Marshall, better known by his stage name King Krule has been turning heads since his 2013 debut, 6 Feet Beneath the Moon . This English singer / songwriter and multi-instrumentalist has gained attention for his gritty, deep voice and J Dilla inspired rhythms fused with a loose jazz sound reminiscent of late-era Tom Waits – a combination that’s surprising in juxtaposition with his innocent, freckled appearance. He doesn’t cross the pond to perform in the U.S. often, so don’t miss his set this weekend.

When / Where:  Saturday, October 22 – Set Times TBA

 


WILD NOTHING  

When you think of Blacksburg, Virginia, a one-man pop band isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. But in 2009, Virgnia native Jack Tatum produced a sound and vibe under the name Wild Nothing that has made him and his touring band a staple on the indie circuit. Since signing with Brooklyn-based record label Captured Tracks in 2009, Tatum has released three albums and two EPs with no signs of slowing down.

When / Where:  Saturday, October 22 – Set Times TBA

 


TRICKY  

Tricky began his career in the early 1990’s working with electronic music gods, Massive Attack and has since amassed an extensive catalog featuring twelve albums and countless collaborations including projects with Björk, Grace Jones, Cyndi Lauper, Yoko Ono, Red Hot Chili Peppers and many others. Make sure you check out this rare performance from a leading pioneer of the trip hop genre and all around UK legend.

When / Where:  Saturday, October 22 – Set Times TBA

 


BUSY P  

Best known as the founder of powerhouse French dance label, Ed Banger Records and long-time manager for Daft Punk (1996-2008), Pedro Winter also known as Busy P, is the definition of a true tastemaker. As the man behind the careers of acts like Justice, Breakbot, the late DJ Medhi and many more, his DJ sets always provide a peek at the cutting edge of Paris’ club scene.

When / Where:  Sunday, October 23 – Set Times TBA

 


XXYYXX  

At just 19 years old, Orlando native XXYYXX has become a fixture on festival stages thanks to his unique downtempo vibe that’s been compared to James Blake and The Weeknd. With official remixes for Usher and Tinashe under his belt, along with a production credit on Tory Lanez debut album I Told You , this young artist is definitely on his way to the big leagues.

When / Where:  Sunday, October 23 – Set Times TBA