OBN IIIs next up in Castle Face’s Live in SF series

Castle Face Records' Live in San Francisco series, which previously gave us excellent sets from White Fence and Fuzz, will soon have a third installment from Austin's OBN IIIs. Recorded at the Chapel last October during the band's kickoff shows for their tour with Thee Oh Sees, the live set will undoubtedly capture the raw, guitar-driven garage punk sound curated by frontman Orville Bateman Neeley III and his bandmates. John Dwyer, Castle Face's head honcho, described OBN IIIs' Live in San Francisco performance in a manner only Mr. Dwyer can: These dudes are animals, period. This live recording is mixed [...]

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Review & Photos: Thee Oh Sees answer our prayers @ The Chapel, 10/10/13

San Francisco's royal family, Thee Oh Sees, are setting out on a month long US tour with Austin psychopaths OBN III's and Minneapolis lunatics The Blind Shake. The circus began with a sold-out, three-night takeover at The Chapel. SF should be naming a fucking street after Thee Oh Sees. Maybe we can evict some of the bullshit gentrified establishments on Valencia and rename it Oh Sees Alley? In the meantime, you can get Thee FFuzz Warr Overload pedal from Death By Audio. Petey Thee Oh Sees are permanently on fire. They never let you down, and the amount of sweat [...]

Review & Photos: OBN IIIs, Fuzz, Blasted Canyons, & G. Green @ The Knockout, 2/28/13 (Noise Pop 2013)

Fuzz (Photo: Jason Shane) In what should be remembered as one of highlights of this year's installment of Noise Pop, OBN IIIs and Fuzz – the latest brainchild of SF-wunderkind Ty Segall and old pal Charles Moothart – co-headlined a spectacular and unpredictable night at The Knockout last Thursday, filling the tiny venue (capacity: 132) with their respective modern-day hardcore furor and paint-peeling throwback psychedelic blues metal. Opening the evening was Sacramento/Davis/Oakland quartet G. Green, playing punk-influenced indie rock with dueling guitars, a booming bassline, and the ripping drum work of Liz Liles. After tearing through a set full of [...]

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