"On the evening of February 9, 1964, Ed Sullivan introduced The Beatles to America. The next morning 10 million teens had something new to do. With their jaws still on the floor and inspiration stirring within, thousands of youngsters knew their destiny lay in rock and roll. The influence these teens had on rock and roll was unprecedented and their musicianship… was impressive.Banging away in their parents garages, teen bands created timeless music. Many ‘one take’ recordings of garage rock made from 1964 through 1968 have become highly collectible and continue to influence contemporary bands and receive radio play to this day. Teen A Go Go is a rock and roll stomp from beginning to end, providing an entertaining, nostalgic ride into the vibrant teen scenes of the mid 1960’s. Featuring original recordings, never before sen super 8 movies, rare archival footage, photographs and interviews with musicians, fans and industry experts. Teen A Go Go captures this historic burst of creativity that swept the nation and changed rock and roll forever.”
This group of Los Angeles residents formed in late 2008 in Silver Lake, putting out their debut record Gorilla Manor just this past February, after a European debut three months earlier that gained them some stateside momentum. Their mix of rhythm and gorgeous harmonies have earned them comparisons to Fleet Foxes and Grizzly Bear.