RECORD RELEASE SHOW: EMA (Erika M. Anderson) has been part of the West Coast noise and experimental music / performance scene for over 10 years. Originally from South Dakota, Anderson moved to LA and began playing with noise folk legends Amps For Christ before forming the group Gowns with Ezra Buchla. Gowns released the ground-breaking Red State in 2007, combining noise and drone elements with lyrical singing and melodies in ways that were rare at that time. After the breakup of Gowns, EMA released her breakout solo record Past Life Martyred Saints in 2011, which topped many critics “Best Of” lists that year. Since then she has continued to refine her unique sonic palette of synth drones, spoken narrative, and heavy guitar hooks. In 2015, she expanded into durational performance and installation, including performances at MoMA PS1 and The Barbican Centre that involved virtual reality. In August 2017, she released her latest record Exile In The Outer Ring. This TBA late night performance will be the first stop on her international tour supporting the record. DJ madison moore closes the night with all-encompassing bass and queer techno vibes.