This instrumental band was formed in February of 2000 in Tokyo, Japan. Since then, MONO has quickly piqued interests in both audience and critics alike by staging overwhelming, emotionally splendid, atmospheric performances. In September of 2000, MONO released a 4-song EP called Hey, You. EP, released on Forty-4 Records, which received exceptional reviews in both Japan and the US. In March 2001, MONO performed at SXSW, broadening their fan base. In December 2001, the band’s long-awaited debut full-length album, Under the Pipal Tree, was released on John Zorn’s TZADIK imprint. The album was well received by a variety of influential underground media outlets...
1822 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, 90026
2 clubs in one night! 2 rooms of music! Upstairs in The Echo it's Bluebeat Lounge with the rock steady easy groove convention featuring Chris Murray, The Delirians, Reggae Steady 45s, Pachamama, Joe Q and The Review, Scarlett and The Fever. And in The Echoplex it's Dub Club with DJs Tom Chasteen and Boss Harmony MCs JAH FAITH , Ras Benji, MC ChiCho, MC Woes. It's FREE before 10pm, $7 after entrance at 1154 Glendale Blvd. Doors open 9pm / 21+