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Listings are in the opposite order of appearance: headliner is listed at the top, next is the support band(s), and the last band listed is the opener.
Sunday August 18
8:00PM doors -- music at 8:30PM
••• 21 AND OVER
$13 in advance / $15 at the door
chillwave darkwave indietronica synthwave
-from Seattle, WA
-The idea of "home" plays a prominent theme in the short history of Peter Michel and his Seattle-based band Hibou. "I actually recorded half of the new album at my parents' home," says the 21-year-old about Hibou's debut full-length release. "There are moments on the record where you hear my dad cooking or hammering," he adds. The self-titled debut LP features 11 songs (including four new versions of songs previously released as the Dunes EP) and is a lush, driving mix of '80s inspired pop, fueled by twisting reverbed-out guitar melodies, elegant arrangements, and a love of soda, summertime nostalgia, and trips to Peter's inspirational point in Seattle: the fittingly-named Discovery Park. "I've written a ton of the melodies for the band there," he says. "It's my favorite place in the world."
-from Los Angeles, CA
-Sisters Marika and Miro Justad and Toby Kuhn have been making guitar inflected indie pop music together since childhood. They have been dubbed "girl group grunge-gorgeous indie" (The Guardian), "dreamy pop" (Billboard), and "windows down pop" (Rookie Magazine). In 2017 Tangerine recorded the singles “Fever Dream” and “Sly Moon” produced by Michael Shuman (Queens of the Stone Age, Mini Mansions) and Zach Dawes (Mini Mansions) and toured the U.S. with Bleachers (Jack Antonoff). TANGERINE recently moved from Seattle to Los Angeles, where they found inspiration for the "White Dove" EP- an 80s guitar-laced pop record about yearning, nostalgia, female friendship & the messiness of finding yourself in your 20s.
Aaron Hazen, Wendy Brents, Andrew Gomez,
Bevin Fernandez, Ryan McGee
-from San Francicso, CA
-NRVS LVRS (pronounced “Nervous Lovers”) is the dreamy darkwave project of husband & wife duo Andrew Gomez and Bevin Fernandez. While citing acts like Massive Attack, Can, and Kate Bush as influences, their music flirts with caustic electro-pop elements similar to that of The Knife, Bat for Lashes, or Crystal Castles. The dulcet tones of Fernandez’ soaring vocals complimented by Gomez’ low crooning glide over layers of ominous synths, driving guitar, and precise percussion to create compelling electronic soundscapes.
San Francisco natives Gomez and Fernandez —recording as NRVS LVRS since 2014— can be found offstage crate digging at Amoeba and supporting the Bay Area art scene. The pair’s 2015 debut LP on Breakup Records The Golden West was praised by SF Weekly as “crepuscular and opaque, with a grimy layer to it that thinly disguises the vein of pop running through the song[s].” NRVS LVRS has since opened for acts like Jagwar Ma and Telekinesis and received glowing reviews from PopMatters and Noisey. They spent the summer of 2016 recording with Larry Crane at Jackpot! Studio in Portland, released their sophomore album Electric Dread on June 30th, 2017, and are working on releasing new music recorded in Los Angeles with producer Eric Palmquist (WAVVES, FMLYBND) at Palmquist Studios.