ECHOTAPE & THE PLEA Whelanslive.com presentsECHOTAPEandTHE PLEAEchotape are a 5 piece band, formed in 2011 in a small town in the south of England. Since the start of the year, the band has been attracting extensive attention from the underground tastemaker blogs and on-line and physical music press. Tipped by many as a “band to watch”, their music references post punk art rock, such as Echo and The Bunnymen and early New Order, krautrock and modern psychedelia. “Multi-layered industrial textures”. “Epic guitar lines and sweeping vocals”. Produced by the Killing Joke bassist and legendary producer Youth (Orb, the Verve, Futureheads, the View,), the band’s debut EP ” Sky Over Quarley Hill ” was released April 2012. The follow up single “Spinning”/”Awakening” is released during a series of club and festival appearances through the summer. The band’s debut album is due for release in January 2013.TICKETS€10 available online from WAV Tickets [Lo-Call 1890 200 078] (50c per ticket service charge applies on phone or creditcard bookings)Strictly over 18′s, I.D. may be required.AFTER THE GIGWhelan’s Silent Disco from 11pm - 2 DJs, just pick the one you like best [Free before Midnight, €5 after] plus Late Bar.