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In 2013, 987 will feature some of your favorite bands at our Penthouse, which has spectacular views of the Hollywood sign to the north and the heart of Hollywood to the south. Those lucky enough to attend are treated to an intimate live performance, great food, soda, beer, and wine, and appearances by your favorite 987 on-air personalities.
Highlights of 2011 and 2012 at the Penthouse include performances by Vampire Weekend, Florence & The Machine, The Temper Trap, Foster The People, 30 Seconds to Mars, Mumford & Sons, My Chemical Romance, and Broken Bells, as well as breakfast with Weezer, Linkin Park's CD release party, and Old School Game Night with Jimmy Eat World.
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Chad Valley is the name of Hugo Manuel’s solo project (he also fronts a band called Jonquil), a sometimes breezy sometimes ‘80s chillwave pop confection. How can all those adjectives fit into one act? Sometimes well, sometimes a bit clunkily. Those who came to see him perform at the Echo recently were treated to a fun evening as the Brit ran through tracks from his first full length, Young Hunger. At times, it was a dreamy thing, the twinkling notes of “Up and Down” entrancing the audience. His Animal Collective sound as filtered through ‘80s Top 40 went over well, and hit a crescendo when one of the guest vocalists from the album joined him onstage. George Lewis Jr., aka Twin Shadow, reprised his role on “I Owe You This” to balance out Manuel’s sweet falsetto with his grittier, soulful sound. A pretty night of bouncy mellow indietronica for the Brit-o-philes in the house.
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Frank Turner "Recovery"
Ms Mr "Hurricane"
Hanni El Khatib " Skinny Little Girl "
Robert Delong "Happy"
The 1975 "Sex"
Of Monsters and Men "King and Lionheart"
Daft Punk "Get Lucky"
Atlas Genius "If So"
Jake Bugg "Lightening Bolt"
Imagine Dragons "Demon"
Manchester Orchestra + Grouplove "Make It To Me"
Foals "My Number"
Phoenix "Trying to be Cool"
Awolnation "This Kid's Not Alright"