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Thursday June 1 2017
 8:30PM doors -- music at 9:00PM ••• ALL AGES
 alternative grunge indie
Fake Your Own Death
 darkwave indie post punk shoegaze
The Silhouette Era
  surf pop

Ash Cooper
Benji Compston
Jon EE Allan
-from London, UK

-When Happyness first burst into the public conscience with 2013s debut single "
It’s On You", which was a spirited take on US college rock. Their debut full length,
Weird  Little Birthday, went on to feature in many of 2014’s End of Year album lists.
Worldwide tours, an NME Award, and a re-issue on the much-loved labels Bar/None in
US & Moshi Moshi Recordings in UK, with anticipation the band finally reveal the full details of the follow-up.
Their sophomore album Write In will be released on April 7th through Bar/None in US. The record was recorded in
the band's own studio above a now-abandoned bookshop, then finished and mixed with Adam Lasus
at his LA home studio.  It features artwork from the band’s own Jon EE Allan. Write In sets its stall out as an
outward looking, inventive, and thoughtful progression from their debut. Drawing on an array of influences
including Roxy Music, The Beach Boys, Randy Newman, Sonic Youth, Big Star and Pierre Cavalli. -

Fake Your Own Death
Terry Ashkinos - Vocals/Guitar, Scott Eberhardt - Drums, Adrian McCullough - Bass
-from San Francisco, CA

-"Fake Your Own Death played Friday night and I couldn't have been more impressed. The music is a mix of Joy Division, Love and Rockets and The National with brief moments of Interpol thrown in. They debuted songs from their forthcoming album to a sizable crowd Friday, which was really great to see...My favorite track by FYOD sounds like it would fit really well on "Alligator" by The National. "Few Plus One" is a simple track, but one that packs a serious punch. And with lyrics like "Burning airplane/ which way to crash/ no message, no map/ you take the keys man, I'll hide the stash...", you can see quickly the comparison to The National, at least lyrically, is pretty spot on. Another sweet track is the rocker "Mouth to Speak" which features the line "Your face, my fist...I haven't been this excited about a local group in quite some time. Get to know them." (Spinning Platters)

FYOD has been compared to bands like Echo and the Bunnymen, Sonic Youth and Jesus and Mary Chain by both local and national press.

FYOD has played with bands like The Warlocks, Blood Red Shoes, Film School, White Denim, Bob Mould and Gang of Four.

The Silhouette Era
Carlos J Gonzalez: Vocals/Guitar/Keys.
James Findlay: Drums.
Clayton Payton: Bass.
Sean Thompson: Guitar.
-from San Francisco, CA

-The Silhouette Era practically define Northern California's own brand of surf pop; not that of hot summer nights, but of freezing dawns and the sobering ennui that can only be found when you look, bleary-eyed out into an infinity of grey sky and ocean.