Mini doc-series and feature documentary
A remote, forbidding corner of Los Angeles brought forth a cutting-edge experimental electronic music scene, whose influence can be heard in contemporary music all over the world to this day. Some of today’s greatest stars emerged from the scene surrounding the Low End Theory Club (2006-2018) and what became known as the Beat Scene.
ECHOES tells the story of how the Beat Scene arose, and the friendships and insider relationships that developed within it. Into what kind of cosmic jungle are the seeds of this jewel in music history growing now?
<< There was nothing like it before. We built it and I am really proud of it >> (Flying Lotus)
Experimental multi-genre music producer, great-nephew of jazz legends Alice and John Coltrane and founder of Brainfeeder Records.
The first meteor of the scene. His success changed everything.
“In the same way that Jimi Hendrix was completely
<< I believe that there is an objective truth that exists within quality audio, an objective truth that exists outside of my mind or the artist’s mind. That’s what I’m trying to be in touch with. >>
(Daddy Kev in L.A. Weekly)
The mastermind behind it.
What did he do to make all these talented nobodies become worldwide somebodies?
reinventing what you could do
“In the same way that Jimi Hendrix was completely reinventing what you could do with a guitar, Lotus is reinventing what you can do with electronic tools.”
(Mary-Anne Hobbs in the New York Times)
“Every generation has weird music that they like, and this is our generation’s music.”
Low End Theory Club
"A worldwide phenomenon"
The scene´s epicenter, church and living room
"Low End Theory is a self-sustaining machine,
perennially incubating the innovative."
„This music is just next level shit“
“The audience had to catch up. These guys were already way ahead of the world. It just took the rest of the world to kind of catch up to where they are at musically, and now that that’s happened" (Daddy Kev in Forbes)