Donate Now to Support KDHX

Listen Live
Tuesday, 22 October 2013 12:00

Escondido 10/22/13 + Video

Escondido at KDHX Escondido at KDHX Louis Kwok
Written by Will Kyle
Rate this item
(3 votes)

Related Video

About this Media...

  • Date Recorded: October 22, 2013
  • Artist / Band: Escondido
  • Hosting Show: Collector's Edition
  • Sound: Dan Kinney
  • Video: Ed Kleinberg

Jessica Maros and Tyler James formed Escondido and recorded their February 2013 debut album, "The Ghost of Escondido," in a single, live session.

Streaming Audio

Escondido's country-pop ballads are influenced by Tom Petty, Fleetwood Mac and seem inspired by miles of desert landscape, spiked with the red flame of a setting sun. The music's emotional center concerns itself with love lost against a backdrop of the natural West.

Prior to Escondido, James was a member of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, and Maros was a fashion designer. In Escondido's case, success brings success as their album is receiving acclaim, some from unlikely sources like filmmaker David Lynch, who compared the song "Black Roses" to the sound of Mazzy Star.

For this Live at KDHX session, Escondido performed three songs from their debut record. Perfect for the current season, "Cold October" merges the loss of a relationship with the decay of the waning year. "Radio Queen" offers flares of trumpet and a sultry observational modality, while "Black Roses" hums with heart-addling guitar jangle, pedal steel and Maros' hushed confession, "All the black roses speak of you."

All photos by Louis Kwok

Sponsor Message

Become a Sponsor

Find KDHX Online

KDHX on Instagram
KDHX on YouTube
KDHX on SoundCloud
KDHX on Facebook
KDHX on Twitter
KDHX on flickr

Local Artist Spotlight


Brian Owens

Mon September 29
Brian Owens is a american soul singer and songwriter from St. Louis. His new album Preach combines soulfull grooves, with soul touching Lyrics.. Preach is a well produced album that while speaking to the…

Search Parties

Tue September 9

KDHX Recommends

October
Saturday
04

Old Salt Union at Harvest Sessions 2014

Old Salt Union at Harvest Sessions 2014 Young, rabble-rousing old-time stringband Old Salt Union takes the stage at the park for this week's Harvest Sessions performance. This free Saturday morning concert series takes place at the Tower Grove Farmers' Market,...


October
Thursday
09

Discovery Series: Johnny Long

KDHX presents Johnny Long as part of the Discovery Series. Series passports can be bought online. shop.kdhx.org/products/discovery-series-passport   John Long was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1950 and was first...


October
Saturday
11

Wack-A-Doo at Harvest Sessions 2014

Wack-A-Doo at Harvest Sessions 2014 KDHX and Harvest Sessions welcomes veteran old-time jazz and gypsy swing group Wack-A-Doo to the park for this week's event. This free Saturday morning concert series takes place at the Tower Grove Farmers' Market, and...


Online Users

0 users and 10377 guests online
Sign in with Facebook

SYSTEM: S5 Box

Login/My Account

Sign in with Facebook