Q&A: Japanese noise-rock titans OOIOO bring gamelan stylings to the Independent

The Japanese experimental noise rock titans OOIOO are as singular a band as their name, which is pronounced as individual letters and not "oe-ee-oo," might suggest. Led by by multi-instrumentalist Yoshimi P-We, best known as the drummer from the noise rock band Boredoms and the inspiration behind The Flaming Lips' Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, the band brings in myriad wordly styles to create experimental pop goodness. Their latest release, Gamel, incorporates frenetic and off-kilter rhythms with bright gamelan melodies. https://soundcloud.com/thrilljockey/ooioo-atatawa We were lucky enough to speak with the band recently about their latest album and upcoming endeavors, which include a show in at [...]

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Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: !!!, OOIOO, and more

To enter for a chance to win tickets to any show below, email contest@thebaybridged.com with the name of the band and the date of the show you’re entering in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. Winners will be selected at random and notified via email. Friday, December 4th !!!, Stereolad, Male Gaze @ Slim's 9pm, $19, all ages. Buy advance tickets here. Friday, December 4th Dragon Smoke @ The Independent 2 pairs available 9pm, $35, 21+. Buy advance tickets here. Saturday, December 5th Jello Biafra & The Guantanamo School of Medicine, ArnoCorps, Fleshies, [...]

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