South Bay Star Wars Night features BLAMMOS!, Cartoon Violence, Gnarboots and more

Geekery and rock 'n' roll have long shared a special kinship, so it's a wonder that celebrations like what's scheduled to go down in Cupertino next week aren't more commonplace. Down in Silicon Valley, Homestead Lanes will ring in May the 4th with a special Star Wars Day show. The night features a who’s-who of Bay Area geek rock, including Gnarboots, BLAMMOS!, Curious Quail, Cartoon Violence, and a few others. The Angel and Robot Show emcee. The festivities start at 8pm. Costumes are absolutely encouraged. May the 4th Be With You: Star Wars Extravaganza Curious Quail, Gnarboots, Blammos!, Cartoon Violence, [...]

BLAMMOS premiere video for "It's Christmas Everywhere (Except in my Heart)"

This week, BLAMMOS released a new Christmas video or their holiday single, “It’s Christmas Everywhere (Except in My Heart)." The video, which accompanies a song originally released in 2010, is a simple affair, offering a peek into BLAMMOS frontman Arthur Leon Adams’ heart, which, as it turns out, is full of stock footage. The song comes from BLAMMOS’ 2010 collection of Christmas (and Chanukah!) music, available for streaming below. It’s the perfect antidote to all that cutesy KOIT mush you can't escape this time of year. It's Christmas Everywhere (Except In My Heart) by BLAMMOS

By |December 13, 2012|Tags: |

Bay Area Christmas music round-up 2010

We've heard these songs a thousand times before, but that's just part of their charm. Almost any band can contribute something new to these classics, and will perhaps create your new favorite version along the way. The Shants, Westwood & Willow, Ash Reiter, BLAMMOS, and A B & the Sea (featuring the SHE's) have done their part this Christmas season, covering the likes of "Please Come Home for Christmas," "Frosty the Snowman," and more (the BLAMMOS tune is an original, however). The Shants also have a video version of their cover on their website, while Westwood & Willow have an entire [...]

Blammos to Create New Video Every Day in November

In the spirit that music and film are not mutually exclusive, two members of Blammos are beginning the ambitious project of creating one video a day for the month of November. Arthur Adams and Joelle Jaffe have already managed to produce a whopping 37 videos for their YouTube Channel, and this new project will add 30 more. Blammos - "Living with David Foster Wallace" Here's the scoop, from their press release: Starting on November 1st, 2008, they will, for the second time, create, shoot, edit and post a new music or music-related video every day for the whole [...]

By |October 31, 2008|Tags: |

Pirate Cat Radio Showcase at Red Devil Thursday

Pirate Cat Radio, the Bay Area's oldest pirate radio station, will be putting on a showcase of bands featured on Baghdad by the Bay (one of their amazing radio shows) this Thursday at Red Devil Lounge. The lineup for this showcase is stellar: That Blasted Hound (Davyd Nereo of Beatbeat Whisper's solo project), Isabellas, Blammos, Okay, Blank Slates and Oona Garthwaite. The Blammos - "How Do You Know?" While most of these bands are just playing a few shows here and there, Isabellas in the studio working on their next project. And the fine folks of Blammos are [...]

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