The Meeting Places

The Meeting Places

 Los Angeles, California, USA
BandPopRock

We are an L.A. based atmospheric rock band that blends heavy textures and pop melody in the tradition of My Bloody Valentine, Yo La Tengo and Broken Social Scene. Our music has been described as "huge", "experimental" and "exciting". We are currently working on album #3!

Biography

The Meeting Places was founded in September 2001 in Los Angeles, California by four guitarists. Musically influenced by a wide range from The Velvet Underground, The Stone Roses and Can to the pop music they grew up listening to as kids.

The band has played the 2001 and 2003 San Francisco Noise-Pop Festival and South By Southwest in Austin, Texas in both 2003 and 2005. In 2006 the band performed in Taipei and also did and in-store at performance at one of the largest record stores in the city.
We were also featured as Spin Magazine's Artist of the Day.

The quartet has performed with bands such as Chapterhouse, Ulrich Schnauss, American Analog Set, Local Natives, 18th Dye, Film School, Letting up Despite Great Faults and Miranda Lee Richards.

Discography

Currently streaming a brand new song "Millions" on MySpace, Bandcamp, Facebook and our official website.

ALBUMS:

'Find Yourself Along The Way' (Words on Music, 2003).
'Numbered Days' (Words on Music, 2006).

TELEVISION:

Songs featured in TV shows such as 'One Tree Hill', 'Ghost Whisperer', 'The Discovery Channel' and 'Gossip Girl'

COMPILATIONS:

- Blisscent II (Blisscent, 2003)
- Club AC30 #3 (Club AC30, 2004)
- A Houseguest's Wish/Tribute to WIRE (Words On Music, 2004)
- Breath of Stars (Auralgasms, 2007)
- Smallworld 002 (Smallworld, 2007)

Set List

8 songs, about 35-40 minutes.

1. Take to the Sun
2. Where You Go
3. Love Like the Movies
4. Holiday (New)
5. Millions (New)
6. On Our Own
7. Freeze Our Stares
8. Now I Know You Can Never Be the One