Delorean's chipper set of dance music was one of the highlights of September's FYF Fest in downtown L.A. — the Barcelona-born quartet's four-on-the-floor beats proved an exhilarating finish to what, for some, was a frustrating festival experience.
With its layered vocals, keening synths and mainly straight-ahead pop songs, the band's debut album Subiza has proven a keeper for fans of indie-rock and electronica alike. Delorean's current U.S. tour with True Panther Sounds labelmates Lemonade has all the makings of a late-night dance party — you'll just have to imagine it's 3 a.m. when the bands play the Troubadour tonight.
Elsewhere: A Perfect Circle plays the second of its three night at the Avalon, and his one features the quintet playing its second album Thirteenth Step in its entirely. … Brian Wright headlines the Bootleg Theater behind his new album House on Fire. … And electro veterans Nitzer Ebb visit the Echoplex in support of their first album in 15 years, Industrial Complex.
Also: Brandon Flowers and Fran Healy at the Fox Theater in Pomona; David Dondero, the Moaners and Star Anna & the Laughing Dogs at Spaceland; Lenka at the Hotel Cafe; Useless Keys, Twilight Sleep and Nightmare Air at the Viper Room; Buika at Disney Hall; Pacific Hurt and Honey Loving Cells at LaBrie's in Glendale; Sea Hayes at Largo; Leopold and His Fiction and Railroad to Alaska at the Silverlake Lounge; the Black Widows at the Redwood Bar; Particle at the Mint; and Jimmy Vaughan's appearance at the Grammy Museum.