Review & Photos: Baths, Houses @ Great American Music Hall, 6/29/13

Is there a more apt way to punctuate a hectic SF Pride weekend than a sold-out, electro-dazed dance party? Will Wiesenfeld, otherwise known as BATHS, closed out a three-month-long tour on Saturday, with openers Houses and D33J also in attendance. Spirits were high, pride was had, and BATHS commanded the stage. Despite their minimal set-up - Wiesenfeld on keyboard and vocals, and just one accomplice to cover the guitar and a few layers of schizophrenic electronics - their energy was huge and the audience was enthusiastic. The sold out show was a LA-fest; fellow Los Angeles-based electronic acts D33J and [...]

By |July 1, 2013|Tags: , |

Baths announces show at Great American Music Hall with Houses and D33J, 6/29/13

Falsetto-ed beat wizard Will Wiesenfeld, better known as Baths, has announced a summer tour following the release of his sophomore LP, Obsidian. The L.A.-based Baths will be performing at the Great American Music Hall on June 29 with support from Houses (Chicago) and D33J. Obsidian, the highly anticipated follow-up to his acclaimed 2010 debut Cerulean, is due May 28 on Anticon. Baths will also support The Postal Service on four dates in April before embarking on a headlining tour through the U.S. and Canada beginning in late May. As hinted by the album's title, Obsidian finds Baths employing a darker [...]

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Live This Month: May 2011 – an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #248)

Live This Month: May 2011 In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San Francisco Bay Area. May features a couple of local festivals -- S.S. Records' ten-year anniversary celebration and SF Popfest (which we'll be discussing later this month in a separate mixtape) -- as well as the usual slate of touring bands coming through town. Veterans like Cass McCombs and The Raveonettes both recently put out what might be the best albums of lengthy careers; others, including Craft Spells and No Joy, are enjoying strong [...]

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