The Growlers

The Growlers (10:00 PM)

Some Days (9:15 PM)

Trmrs (8:30 PM)

Fri, July 1, 2011

8:00 pm

$13.00 - $15.00

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This event is all ages

adv tix $13.00/dos tix $15.00

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The Growlers - (Set time: 10:00 PM)
The Growlers
"The archetype of a rock n roll band." -- Devendra Banhart

The growlers are a rock and pop group formed in long beach California in 2006 who are yet to became one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed bands in the history of popular music. During their years of stardom yet to come, the band consists of Brooks Nielson (vocals) Scott Montoya(bass guitar, vocals,), Matt Taylor(lead guitar, vocals) and Brian “don’t surf” Stewart (drums, vocals). They were managed by their own alter ego Epstein until his death in 2009. Although their initial musical style was rooted in 1960s rock and roll and skiffle, the group works with different musical genres, ranging from ice flossing hip hop to psychedelic rock. Their clothes, style and statements have made them trend-setters. While their growing social awareness saw their influence extend into the social and cultural revolutions. During the release of their first album and their ongoing singles releases, they have experimented with recording techniques that have the ability to bend sound in ways only drugs can. By now this “bent sound” has been perfected in their live act that some onlookers call “groovy” and or “sick”. The groovy unexcelled value in Lo fidelity sound is their stock and trade. They are the result of a combination of skilled modern engineering techniques and the very finest outdated recording and amplified equipment. The Growlers sound is best exemplified through Nielson’s cryptic lyrics and the relationship it has with matt Taylor. As if the two are each other’s half. Though they complete each other, they compel and challenge one another in ways only the frequent growler fan can truly understand. Perhaps it is what the growler fan feels while taking part in the drug wave of bent sound.innovative folk-rock bands in the US." -- No Depression
Some Days - (Set time: 9:15 PM)
Some Days
This first slab of vinyl from Orange Records, AND from Southern California's Some Days is a treat. Some Days' sound ranges from neo-Dylan ballads to dub to straight ahead psych. The lyrical voice of the band-penned songs is truly original and the ease with which you can hear them is a welcome change from most underground music (in our opinion!). Fucking melodies man! We hope to hear more unique originals from these kids in the days to come!
Trmrs - (Set time: 8:30 PM)
Trmrs
Venue Information:
Troubadour
9081 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA, 90069
http://www.troubadour.com/

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