Ever seen the inside of Downtown’s historic, beaux-arts / art-deco Orpheum Theatre? I sure as hell haven’t, despite spending a hella time in the surrounding buildings. Now, in what’s possibly one of the most inspired pairings of venue and artist in a good long while, Icelandic atmo-texturalists Müm bring their space-station symphonies to the Orpheum’s frozen-in-time interior. Los Angeles may be burning, but here’s your chance to get in on the wintry, nostalgic chill of their sound in one of LA’s most timeless settings. Müm’s latest album was created sans founding member and vocalist Kristín Anna Valtýsdóttir; the new Go Go Smear the Poison Ivy finds the band exploring male vocals and creating sweeping landscapes of stumbling percussion and layers of ethereal, chiming synth textures. They are joined by Brosseau, whose nocturnal, earthy space-folk seems equally otherworldly in its low-lit, bittersweet poignancy.
So we’ve got a buncha tix to give away….the first three folks who can email me with the answer to this question, gets a pair:
A former member of Müm has a husband in another band. What band is that?