• Empirical Iron II: Experimental Japanese Animation

    Cathode Cinema Presents: EMPIRICAL IRON 2: Nūberu Bāgu and Experimental Japanese Animation of the Shōwa Era   After the wonderful reception of EMPIRICAL IRON I in 2017, we decided to curate another selection of shorts from Japan's most esteemed filmmakers and animators of the Japanese celluloid era.   Once again, delve into a territory of visceral and ethereal explorations in…

  • Ceramiks, Draag, Todavía, Ter Nura

    pehrspace and Coaxial Arts present   Ceramiks https://www.zoom-lens.org/ceramiks   Draag https://draagdraag.bandcamp.com/releases   Todavia https://todaviamusic.bandcamp.com/   Ter Nura https://ternura.bandcamp.com/     https://www.facebook.com/events/508759083257918/

  • Noise Soirée: Cellista, Disappearing, Anna Homler & Jorge Martin, War Hippy & Crank Sturgeon

    An evening of noise at Coaxial   avec:   Cellista (part of her Transfigurations tour) D I S A P P E A R I N G Anna Homler & Jorge Martin War Hippy x Crank Sturgeon   Doors at 7PM Recital at 8PM Tickets: $7.00   Bring your loved ones to cuddle up to with this soirée of noise…

  • Pyramidi Scheme Release Event: Smomid, godtease, Bent City, 80KV

    Event for Pyramidi Scheme, a new audio transmission release by Smomid.   Featuring performances by: 80KV Bent City Smomid godtease   Collectively this night will feature circuit bent music, home made instruments, and audio visual performances. Doors at 8 PM, show starts at 9 PM   At Coaxial Arts 1815 South Main Street Los Angeles $7 https://www.facebook.com/events/507313450036308/

  • Clay Rendering, Milliken Chamber, Wilshire Corridor

    A cold storm of dark-wave, post-punk, and post-industrial from three of LA's finest.   Clay Rendering https://clayrendering.bandcamp.com/   Slow-burn, somberly seductive dark post-punk from Mike & Tara Connolly's duo-turned-quartet. Releases on Hospital Productions and Mike's own Gods Of Tundra. Patient, rewarding reconstructions of gothic gloom.   Milliken Chamber https://millikenchamber.bandcamp.com/   Synth-obsessed darkwave from ex-Forever Grey members and Michigan expats Anna…

  • Eva Aguila – Comida a Mano: Opening & Video Screening

    Coaxial Arts Foundation is excited to announce Comida a Mano an installation and video screening part of Current LA: Food. Opening of comal installation and video screening by Eva Aguila, Omolara Abode, Zeina Baltagi, Ciriza, Arshia Fatima Haq, Maria Maea, Anna Luisa Petrisko, Sindhu Thirumalaisamy, and Echo Park Film Center youth students. Comal fabricated by JEM and Bob Dornberger.  …

Past Events

  • Weird Winds Night: Demastes / Mooney / Jacobs / Barbier / Sturm

    $Free as always, bring your friends!   Weird Winds Night. A night of handmade and hacked wind instruments curated by Erin Demastes and sponsored by the wulf.   Performances by Bryan Jacobs (SD), Tom Sturm, Liam Mooney, Matt Barbier, and Erin Demastes.   Liam Mooney is a composer, performer, and instrument maker whose work involves the misuse of familiar objects…

  • B0r0k0v B0r0k0v, Newboy, Morning Hands, Sashcloth, Axes

    Borokov Borokov ( Belgium) https://borokovborokov.bandcamp.com Experiments in synth-based electronics from Antwerp. Belgium.   Newboy https://nightgauntrecordings.bandcamp.com/album/funky-bullshit Pulsating Synthwork and Minimal electronic drums by Greg Vand (High Functioning Flesh,DIN)   Morning Hands (Oakland) https://morninghands.bandcamp.com Morning Hands is Douglas Du Fresne and Patrick Tabor. They are both over 6 feet tall and over 200 pounds. Possibly California's largest synthpop group.   Sashcloth and…

  • B. Anele: Burning The Candle At Both And Also The Middle Ends

    "The day mother nature spit into my mouth. Finding peace within existence through a magnified lens of perception" B. Anele Art Residency Bio: B. Anele is a Los Angeles based Transdisciplinary artist. Delving into imaginative topography, they transform familiar symbolism and commonplace objects into provocative prototypes. An organic nature encompasses the work in it's entirety concerning materials/mediums and essence. Inherently…

  • Love Fiend, Night Collectors, Chainsaw Rainbow, Valerine

    LOVE FIEND (Retro Futuristic Garage) lovefiend.bandcamp.com Night Collectors (Oakland Psych Fuzz) VALERINE (Glitter Psych) valerine.bandcamp.com CHAINSAW RAINBOW (Drone) chainsawrainbow.bandcamp.com SHOWTIME: 9PM 10$   https://www.facebook.com/events/402776197109608/

  • VIDEO ALTAR IV: SSLEEPERHOLD, S.Product, Dope Dungeon, Auragraph

    Video Altar returns this summer with it's fourth installment. Presenting a full night of obscure film, experimental synthesizer based artists and video art installations. The night begins with a feature screening of 80’s cyber punk horror underground cult classic, TETSUO: THE IRON MAN! Trailer: https://youtu.be/usXZPAw3ycA Performance visuals by ASTRAL VISIONS @astralvisions Contemporary analog video artist Devin Royer from Austin, TX…

  • 5mnk, Kaoru, and Kio Griffith, rheya, A∩D, tombsturm

    What's inside my head?   An evening of explorations into electronics, language, projections, memories, biomatter, current, sound, and mind. Featuring .5mnk, Kaoru, and Kio Griffith / rheya / A∩D / tombsturm.   $7   https://www.facebook.com/events/550486232153814/

  • Terminal A, The Victoriana, Twin Schism, Nadoyel

    Terminal A. https://terminala.bandcamp.com a fresh take on industrial, a fresh take on punk, and a fresh take on performance. With a dedication to minimalism, Terminal A puts on some of the most exciting shows you've ever seen. To top off the live performance aspect, the duo puts out punk music that challenges yet remains accessible. and adds a new take…

  • Hex Wolves, War Hippy, Fractured Transmission, Crank Sturgeon, Microscopic Suffering

    Hex Wolves War Hippy Fractured Transmission Crank Sturgeon Microscopic Suffering Doors @8 $7 to get in.   https://www.facebook.com/ events/ 370347103672838/

  • HYPED ON EXPERIENCE • hardcore rave dance party

    HYPED ON EXPERIENCE   hardcore rave dance party for baseck’s birth celebration   sound:   BASECK ANAESTHETIK CRUEL WORLD II JULIEN ANDREAS AURA-T09 MINION   visual:   LUCID INTERVAL   $10 all night   let’s freak it out together on the dance floor!   https://www.facebook.com/events/423032698420642/

  • Sublime Rites: A Sublime Frequencies Double Feature

    Cathode Cinema is back with a dazzling double feature of two incredible films from underground World Music/Cinema masters Sublime Frequencies! A very RARE screening event!   SUBLIME RITES: A SUBLIME FREQUENCIES DOUBLE FEATURE Two ecstatic films by Olivia Owens Wyatt and Hisham Mayet.   The Pierced Heart & The Machete Directed By Olivia Owens Wyatt   "The Pierced Heart &…

  • Flexing (OR), Modern Color, Sprain

    Flexing: Heavy Political post punk from Corvallis Oregon, Flexing is everything you've always loved about DIY punk, while also being as fresh and exciting as possible! it's loud, aggressive and gives a listener alot to think about. https://flexing.bandcamp.com/ Modern Color: Everyone's favorite south bay indie rock/ shoegaze!, Modern Color move too fast for most, in the 3 years since their…

  • Legg Lake, George Jensen, Pauline Lay, Conrad Burnham + Sydney Landis

    8p, all ages, $7-$10 sliding scale Legg Lake https://soundcloud.com/sndcstl/albert-ortega-mums-procedural-mix-forunpacking-nested-realities-loop George Jensen https://georgejensenonline.squarespace.com Pauline Lay https://paulinelay.bandcamp.com/ https://soundcloud.com/paulinelay Conrad Burnham+Sydney Landis https://conradburnham1.bandcamp.com/track/its-okay-from-somewhere   https://www.facebook.com/events/614325682428408/

  • Peter Kalisch Album Release Show w/ live performances and more

    Massive show celebrating the release of Peter Kalisch's newest cassette Prostitution on Black Horizons (http://www.black-horizons.com). Live performances by: Peter Kalisch https://peterkalisch.bandcamp.com/ Peter Kalisch is a Los Angeles artist and musician who's work grapples with critique of the self and queer identity, with his recordings recalling everything from death industrial and power electronics to classic minimal electronics. Prostitution on San Francisco…

  • The Littlest Viking, Characters, Saviors, Jerkagram

    The Littlest Viking https://thelittlestviking.bandcamp.com/ "Instrumental prog/punk guitar/drums duo based out of Whittier, CA. Tamborines, outrageous drum fills, wicked tapping, hoarse shouting, noise freakouts, salsa beats and the occasional MJ sample are a staple of any TLV live show." - TLV Characters https://charactersnv.bandcamp.com/ Self-described "kief rock" out of Las Vegas. Prog and mellow psych styles for some late summer bliss. Saviors…

  • Alex Keller (Austin, TX), Pauline Lay + Dominique, Teasips, Smokey Emery

    Alex Keller is an audio artist, sound designer, curator and teacher based in Austin, Texas. His work is in the media of performance, installation, and recorded release, and reflects his interests in architecture, language, abstraction and music.   He is an active audio production professional, has taught classes in media production at the Art Institute of Austin, Shoreline College, and…

  • Allegory Chapel, God Is War, Fistula Dagger, Rust Worship, Desiccation Industries

    Extreme music from California. Noise, industrial, and power-electronics par excellence. Allegory Chapel Ltd. https://www.facebook.com/Allegory-Chapel-Ltd-186286678092282/ Long-running, unclassifiable post-industrial project from Los Angeles. Bleak ambience, synth abuse, pummeling beats, and numerous surprise trajectories. God Is War https://norentrecords.bandcamp.com/album/king-of-the-arabs-nrr110 Hyper Violent Industrial Music from Terror Cell Unit representative. Confrontational and unsettling resonance mirroring the chaos of a world obsessed with war and control. Fistula…

  • Boy Dirt Car (Milwaukee, WI), Richard Skott (Hunting Lodge), Nu Sire

    Coaxial welcomes Midwest Industrial legends Boy Dirt Car, playing in Los Angeles for the first time in 33 years. Also on the bill is another legend of the 80's Midwest scene, Richard Skott of Hunting Lodge, and recent LA noise pro Nu Sire. Friday, 8/2 Coaxial 1815 S Main St. Los Angeles, CA 90015 Doors: 8 Music: 9 PM $10…

  • Sonoptik : Felisha Ledesma, Rotary ECT, Eva Aguila, Tasman

    Sonoptik Presents : --- Felisha Ledesma - https://soundcloud.com/felishaledesma Rotary ECT http://www.anomia.info/rotary-ect/ Eva Aguila https://vimeo.com/322169288 Tasman (Tom Hall / Andrew Pask) - https://soundcloud.com/thall https://soundcloud.com/pukunui 10$ doors at 9pm https://www.facebook.com/events/1257596214426280/

  • Doppelgänger: Presented by Rage Thormbones

    Join us for an evening of doppelgängers, featuring same instrument duets by...   Rage Thormbones (trombones) Patrick Shiroishi (saxophone) + Garret Wingfield (saxophone) Tim Feeney (percussion) + Dustin Donahue (percussion) Tal Katz (cello) + Wells Leng (cello)   Door: $7    

  • Littlest Sister, Takako Minekawa, Saint Heartbreak, Dominique

    Pehrspace Presents: 10:45p Littlest Sister littlestsister.bandcamp.com 10p Takako Minekawa https://www.google.com/search?q=takako+minekawa&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&hl=en&client=safari#ip=1 9:15p Saint Heartbreak https://www.instagram.com/saintheartbreakband/?hl=en 8:30p Dominique www.soundcloud.com/dominiquematelson   https://www.facebook.com/events/2698583433508352/

  • Congratulations Debby screening + Nghtcrlwr (live)

    Congratulations Debby screening + Nghtcrlwr (live)

    D E E P x COAXIAL ARTS PRESENTS: CONGRATULATIONS DEBBY w/ SPECIAL GUEST PERFORMANCE BY NGHTCRLWR     CONGRATULATIONS DEBBY is the first full-length film by Baltimore-based director Roger Hayn, whose innovative fiction / non-fiction hybrid INTRODUCING: BOBBY won the Grand Jury Award at AFI Fest 2012 and was an official selection of SXSW 2013. Debby, a proud mother of…

  • Athame 8: Nadoyel, Paige Emery, Huntress Janos, Mx Matias

    EXPERIMENTAL POP, SHOEGAZE, MULTIMEDIA PERFORMANCE $7 ^^^ Nadoyel ^^^ https://nadoyel.bandcamp.com/ dark drones & angelic vocals from above & below ### Paige Emery ### https://paigeemery.bandcamp.com/ Paige Emery is a musician and painter based in LA. With a background in fine arts, Emery uses sound to explore realms beyond the confines of traditional technique. Blending analog and electronic elements, Emery crafts lo-fi…

  • Nigel Deane’s MASS, Richard An, Argenta Walther

    $Free as always, bring your friends! MASS is a performative work by Nigel Deane. It could be considered a celebration, though not necessarily of the life and sacrifice of the Messiah. Whether it is of a religious or secular nature, spiritual or not, is the choice of those in attendance. It offers a space and time for people to experience…

  • Zachary Paul, OATTIA, Electric Sound Bath, Priyanka Ram, Pat & Chris

    An evening of ambience and improvisation, five acts sharing some of LA's most prolific talents. Patrick Shiroishi & Chris Williams Another meeting of Patrick Shiroishi (saxes) and Chris Williams (trumpet), using the freedom inherent in improvisation to reconfigure the limits of woodwind and brass. Zachary Paul https://www.thezacharypaul.com/ Solo performance from the productive mind of violinst Zachary Paul, whose work both…

  • Los Angeles Loves… 22

    As you know, we don't do this often so we try to make it special for for everyone to spend their time and hard-earned money to come and hang out. We're not playing with this lineup.. Los Angeles Loves... 22 July 20, 2019 Aaron Embry There Nico Turner - Music Eva Ross DTLA 8pm - All Ages - $7-10 donation…