Drums, Electronic Music.


Vain Machine has a signature sound that features dirty-driving bass lines, sweeping pads, razor sharp leads and rhythmic electronic percussion. Drawing inspiration from EBM and industrial based music such as VNV Nation, De/Vision, Nitzer Ebb and KMFDM, among others.

Established by Beau Baker and Omar Quinones in 2013. The two met in a chance encounter when Beau answered an ad Omar posted looking for musicians to assist in remixing a single for Omar’s project, ROOM 1202. The remix for the single “Weak” was released and submitted to various clubs and venues. However, while ROOM 1202 dissolved in 2007; the two musicians remained in close contact. After working with other various partners, the duo began pushing forward creating new ideas that formed the core sound of Vain Machine.

In May of 2013, they released their first single “Push” on various websites promoting online and submitting the song to local DJ’s. After receiving a positive response from the goth-industrial scene, momentum to release more material was on its way. “So Much For Fate” is released giving the band a more edgy and raw sound and an instrumental track titled "Fade Away” is released to spark for the anticipated wait of the new single "Broken”, which was released the following day before its scheduled release date due to fan excitement and demand.

Starting in November of 2013, Vain Machine begins performing at select venues and locations including the 24th anniversary of local goth-industrial store Ipso Facto, and supports the Los Angeles Synth-Pop Society with local band Savi0r. After only a few live shows they were selected to open for De/Vision along with local synth-pop band, Carved Souls.

Vain Machine has signed with its first indie label, AnalogueTrash (based in Manchester UK) for release of their debut album. Their self title album is scheduled for release in November featuring 7 tracks and several remixes supported by friends the band has met along the way.

Upcoming on September 27th 2014, Vain Machine will open for industrial icons “Die Krupps” at Bar Sinister in Los Angeles. If you can’t be there don’t worry, they have many more great shows planned ahead!

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Over 100
46 years


Nitzer Ebb, Nine Inch Nails, VNV Nation, KMFDM, Depeche Mode, Icon of Coil, De/Vision, Kraftwerk, Mesh, Apoptygma Berzerk, Assemblage 23

Members Of Band

Omar Quinones (Vocals, Programming)
Anthony Trujillo (Synths, Percussion)


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