Adonisaurus Playing El Rio on August 24th! Get ready, bbs…..
Thursday, August 24th! Be there or be square! We’re playing with some great SF electronic bands, so get ready to shake it! Shark Jackson
Have you got our new EP Epoch yet???
It’s available to order through or through bandcamp. Or come to one of our shows and get some cute merch with the album purchase! Epoch by
New EP Epoch is now for sale on Bandcamp and through iTunes!!!
So excited our EP is out there far and wide! Hope you like it and hope you buy it! xoxo Follow the links below to purchase Epoch, and stay tuned
Adonisaurus EP release party w/ GAYmous! Thurs. Sept. 18th!!!!
It’s gonna be a DREAM: Adonisaurus will release their new EP, EPoch, are playing with their band crush GAYmous, AND it’s gonna be an
Fierce and fanciful dance tracks with monster sound, Adonisaurus delivers dream pop electronica with a driving beat, analog melodies and otherworldly vocals. The duo [Derek Schmidt and Danyol Leon] layers synths on synths, on top of stripped down drum patterns that drive you into a different age. The transporting sound is a nod to San Francisco’s psychedelic history, but the substance they produce is something entirely new.
Scavengers of sound [refreshingly, not self-proclaimed gearheads..], Adonisaurus rummages for ideal noises on both analog and digital gear, and incorporates live percussion. ‘If the sound is good — use it,’ is their ethos. From there, Derek applies the high standard of artisan-level arrangement to these tracks as he does his instrumental compositions. …Always striving to elevate any genre in which he dabbles.
Adonisaurus formed in 2008 and started as an analog/ 80s drum machine project. Later, adding MIDI controllers and Ableton to the mix opened up their sound, giving them the variety they feed off of in music. Derek [a musician and writer] and Danyol [a multimedia artist and performer] are both keyboardists, and crave well-crafted songs with solid melodies and plenty of whimsy. Their compatibility is obvious in production and performance — improvised instrumentation in their live sets, and the ‘dreamy delight’ of their video Head in the Clouds.
Currently recording a new EP, Adonisaurus can be found playing shows around the Bay Area — fossilizing all preconceived notions of electronica.