was founded by Rafael Reyes, the Mexican-born, San Diego-raised artist who combines industrial abrasiveness with more accessible pop sounds. Their music offers a musical and lyrical self-exploration as an outcast trapped between worlds, think black lipstick and nail polish with gang tattoos. Prayers' lyrics layer his authentic urban experience onto Goth music: the result can only be described as Cholo Goth.
: the Los Angeles-based Australian duo heavily inspired by Quentin Tarantino and horror movie scores, bring clipped guitar riffs set to cinematic melodies and cut with crisp and supremely lyrical vocals.
Swerving between the sarcastic and the saccharine, horror obsessed provocateurs Death Valley High
deliver doom pop and death disco of the highest order. But where most macabre music-makers craft anthems for the grave, Death Valley High make songs to wake the dead.
& Dugi Pentagrama
are Bay Area based DJs who gained notoriety with their Kumbia Dark party and will be spinning all vinyl sets of Cholo Goth classics before, between and after the show.