La Sera, Cold Showers, and Swiftumz play Rickshaw Stop on Wednesday, 3/7/12

One-third of the Vivian Girls, Katy Goodman will headline a show at the Rickshaw Stop Wednesday night as La Sera, supported by L.A.’s Cold Showers and San Francisco’s loveable and cuddly brat, Swiftumz. On La Sera's sophomore release, due later this month on Hardly Art, Goodman has stripped away a few of the layers found on her solo project's self-titled debut for a more polished finish. Still very much a pop record, all the surfy punch remains on Sees the Light, but the vocals are prominent and -- gasp! -- are clear, not buried under dense reverb. The music [...]

Coasting plays the Knockout (3/7/12) with Midnight Snaxxx, Younger Lovers, and Shivas

Raucous rock duo Coasting is making a stop in San Francisco as part of their West Coast tour. The band features Fiona Campbell and Madison Farmer on drums and guitar, respectively, playing a stripped down pop-infused rock and roll; it's heavily steeped in the DIY girl group sound, with sing-songy vocals and loud, fervent, and crash-heavy drumming. If you appreciate a bare bones approach to rock music with emphasis on energy and melody, rather than intricate instrumentation and songwriting, then you should find Coasting a refreshing listen. You're Never Going Back by Coasting Coasting had already toured two hemispheres and [...]

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