Giggle Party covers the Pixies' "Debaser", playing free show at Brick and Mortar tonight!
We first covered Giggle Party last month, giving you the scoop on the SF-via-Dallas outfit's latest EP, This City Smells Like Piss. Although I'd argue that only certain neighborhoods in our fair city smell like urine (hey nothing's perfect, right?), that's beside the point – Giggle Party brings an infectious brand of "spazzy punk/pop" that is a notable addition to the Bay Area scene, and they keep pumping out quality releases, one after the other. Now, the band is back with a ridiculously awesome (and undeniably danceable) cover of the Pixies' "Debaser", the opening track off the legendary indie act's [...]
Guitar Wizards of the Future – "There's a Monster (under the bed)" / "Skyscraper"
Oakland's Guitar Wizards of the Future are a band that absolutely won't be be defined by ANY genre. You'll hear elements of hip-hop, funk, country, R&B, electronica and just about anything else over the course of their recordings. Formed by Coty McClung and Ryan Kauffman, the Guitar Wizards intentionally hit as many genres as they can. "I have a short attention span, so I could never stick to one style," explains McClung. "There's too many awesome styles of music out there. Any constraints on form seem like a bad idea." Legendary genre-hopping duo Ween was also a big influence: "A [...]