Bangus Tron is coming to Milk Bar

Anyone familiar with my work on the Bay Bridged knows I have a preference for moody rock music. Here's a little something to lighten the air. Oakland-based duo Bangus Tron leaves the brooding to other outfits and weaves the best of synthpop and electrofunk into one technicolored fabric. Where other electronic duos feel disingenuous and even self-righteous, Kani Crabb and Wes Spittler keep it authentic, offering their own brand of party music made with the distinct sense that they don't take themselves too seriously. Check out their video for "Denim Queen" -- the track that won them a slot at last year's Lightning In a [...]

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Best of submissions: Stalgie, Crashing Hotels, Bangus Tron, Maxwell Paul

Crashing Hotels One thing you learn when you listen to submissions from aspiring musicians is that there are A TON of electronic composers out there, but it's very difficult to stand out from the pack. Here are some of our favorite submissions we've gotten lately that at dip into the electronica genre. Omid Moayedi is a recent SF Art Institute who has created a fascinating three-song EP as Stalgie. Laid back, but not too laid back, with dark and psychadelic elements mixed in: Crashing Hotels may have the most conventional sound you'll hear in this post, but I've had [...]

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