The Airborne Toxic Event is an American indie rock band from California. The band consists of Mikel Jollet (vocals, guitar, keyboards), Steven Chen (guitar, keyboards), Noah Harmon (electric bass, upright bass, backing vocals), Daren Taylor (drums) and Anna Bulbrook (violin, keyboard, tambourine, backing vocals). Their debut self-titled album was released in 2008 and their follow up album, All at Once, was released in 2011.
“The Airborne Toxic Event” is named after a section in Don Delillo’s novel, White Noise. The group is known for their blend of rock music and orchestral arrangements. They have played many times with Calder Quartet, a string quartet group based in Los Angeles. They have also played concerts with the Louisville Orchestra and the Colorado Symphony Orchestra.
Their latest album, Such Hot Blood (2013), consisted of the lead single “Timeless.” The album took The Airborne Toxic Event on a European and UK tour in the fall of 2013. They also played several venues in Germany, Holland and Belgium.
The Airborne Toxic Event at Stubb’s Bar-B-Q
Friday, September 26, 2014
Doors: 7 PM