Buzzworthy Band: DWNTWN

We are seriously obsessed with DWNTWN, the electro-pop band serving up feel-good beats and catchy melodies. Hailing from Los Angeles, this buzzworthy band is composed of Jamie Leffler, Robert Cepeda, Jerrod Bettis, and Chris Sanchez. If you’re into acts like the Postal Service, Ellie Goulding, Crystal Castles and M83, then you’ll eat DWNTWN’s infectiously energetic sound right up. And, better yet, you have a chance to fall in love with them live, every Monday for the month of January at the legendary Satellite in Silver Lake.

Back in 2012, we included DWNTWN on our Los Angeles Buzz Bands List, but now they are about to transcend obscurity and enter into mainstream accessibility in the best way possible. When a band lands a Monday night residency at the Satellite (you may recall it as Spaceland), that means they’re really about to blow up, in a very big way and fast. Previous acts to take center stage have been  Silversun Pickups, Cold War Kids, Local Natives, The Mowgli’s and more.

DWNTWN’s debut single “See My Eyes” sparked a fire when trendsetting French label, Kitsuné, used the track for one of its compilations. This past year, DWNTWN soared on their first US tour supporting Capital Cities and Gold Fields and spent the rest of the summer working on new music for their upcoming EP. They also just recently played as a foursome for the first time on a handful of west coast dates with Body Language.

DWNTWN’s first single “Till Tomorrow”, mixed by Joe Zook (OneRepublic, Katy Perry), will be out soon and will followed by an early 2014 EP release. Check out this video for one of our favorite tracks entitled “You Stood Me Up.”  How LA and chic, right?

We’re hooked. You’re hooked. We’ll see you Monday, January 13th, 20th, and 27th at 10 PM at The Satellite located at 1717 Silver Lake Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026. No need to rsvp or buy tickets, this shit is free.