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Love Grenades & Asobi Seksu @ The Echo, 10/31/08

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On Halloween, New York-based shoegazers Asobi Seksu (MySpace), whose previous Southern California appearance was two years ago at The Echo (MySpace), returned there to complete the final stop on their current domestic tour, performing songs from their existing repertoire and the new album that is tentatively scheduled to street in February. The show was a homecoming for frontwoman Yuki Chikudate, as she grew up in Gardena and her relatives were in the audience.

Opening for Asobi Seksu was the local electropop band Love Grenades (MySpace), who that night completed their second month-long residency this year. Texas-based Strange Boys (MySpace) had been scheduled as well, but cancelled for reasons unknown.

As for upcoming local shows, Love Grenades performs on December 2nd at The Echoplex (MySpace).