Spaceships is Echo Park locals Jessie Waite (guitar/vocals) and Kevin LaRose (drums). The co-ed duo belts out garage rock jams that veer towards bedroom noise or surf punk pop with the click of a guitar pedal or a vocal snarl. They’ve managed to blast out their fuzz at every dive venue around the city (Mr. T’s Bowl, Cheetahs, etc) and release a self-titled 7″ and EP. But now, the ex-couple will stamp their presence with the release of their debut album Cool Breeze Over The Mountains (Mock Records) that inadvertently became an outlet for their recent breakup.
Their first single “Ghost” is an adrenaline-packed punch that features a music video also directed by Ruzicka about a loitering afternoon turned into a psychedelic celestial adventure: