Noise Pop: Ringo Deathstarr satisfy shoegaze needs

Ringo Deathstarr (photo: Kristin Cofer) Not being too familiar with the Texas outfit's blend of psychedelia and heavy shoegaze, it wasn't Ringo Deathstarr that drew me to this particular Noise Pop event, but rather the supporting locals. Oakland's Crush had just weathered some lineup changes, and I was looking forward to catching their new drummer and maybe the debuting of some new material. Representing San Francisco's Outer Sunset and fresh off a new release announcement, the evenings Noise Pop show was a great opportunity for Plush to play to large, receptive crowd. Despite the prompt start time of 8pm, the room [...]

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Ringo Deathstarr performing with Sleep Genius artists at label showcase

San Francisco record label Sleep Genius is hosting the first showcase since its 2012 launch this Saturday, May 10, at Thee Parkside. The label will present a special guest performance by notorious Austin shoegaze trio Ringo Deathstarr, plus local Sleep Genius artists Bad News, Chasms, Never Knows, and Cry. Sleep Genius is a small independent label that has introduced some of today's most promising new artists in the shoegaze, darkwave, industrial, drone circuit, as reflected in Saturday's lineup. Bad News are already regarded as one the Bay Area's essential noise-pop acts--while Chasms, another duo, have provided a steady stream of [...]

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