The Attachments – “I Wish I Could Always Be As Excited As I Am Now”

Photo by: Anna Gazdowicz The Attachments - "I Wish I Could Always Be As Excited As I Am Now" Go Away is the debut full length from Berkeley/Oakland indie pop band The Attachments, a record that the group's been working on for what seems like forever. The ten-song set's full of bright indie pop, culminating in album closer "I Wish I Could Always Be As Excited As I Am Now." The Attachments' CD release party is Saturday, January 29th at the Rickshaw Stop (8:30pm, $10) with The Hot Toddies and Scrabbel, and every attendee gets a copy of the new [...]

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Review: My First Earthquake, The Downer Party, The Attachments @ Rickshaw, 6/17

Photos by: Anna Gazdowicz My First Earthquake has a gift for humor that is tricky to achieve in song. Last Thursday at the Rickshaw Stop they released their new EP, Crush, which has refined what they do best - funny, nerdy dance songs with glimpses of gravity. Starting with old favorites, "Vow to Vowels" and "Cool in the Cool Way," MFE got the upfront audience enthusiastically singing along. The most striking element of their performance was frontwoman Rebecca Bortman's ebullient stage presence and agile voice. With dead-on pitch and unique cadence, Bortman was a pleasure to watch singing live. In [...]

Live this week: Bay Area shows 6/15-20

This week in the Bay Area: Tuesday, June 15 Foreign Cinema, Sunbeam Rd., Slowness @ Hemlock Wednesday, June 16 WomenROCK! with Bernadette, Stripmall Architecture, Conspiracy Of Venus, ZIVA, Burlesque performance by The Cheesepuffs @ The Independent Jay Brannan, Terra Naomi, Jhameel @ Bottom of the Hill Genius and the Thieves, Victory and Associates, Hi-Nobles @ el Rio Thursday, June 17 Jeremy Jay, My First Earthquake, The Downer Party, The Attachments @ Rickshaw Stop Friday, June 18 Chuck Prophet & the Mission Express, Stephanie Finch & the Company Men @ Great American LSD & The Search For God, The Meek, Fuxa, [...]

Grand Lake and The Attachments join CYHSY’s Alec Ounsworth at Cafe Du Nord (Win tickets!)

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah frontman Alec Ounsworth performs at Cafe Du Nord tomorrow night with two great local bands kicking off the evening. Ounsworth released two solo records last year, Anti-'s Mo Beauty and Skin and Bones (under the alter ego Flashy Python). Alec Ounsworth - "That Is Not My Home (After Bruegel)" Grand Lake - "Louise" Opening the show are Grand Lake and Berkeley/Oakland band The Attachments. It's been a little while since we last heard from The Attachments, but the band's about to release their debut full length. Check out this exciting jangly pop song [...]

Hot Toddies, Attachments, Ian Fays Tomorrow at Rickshaw

The Deli SF is presenting yet another amazing show tomorrow (Thursday, Nov. 20) night at the Rickshaw Stop. The Hot Toddies, The Attachments and The Ian Fays will be performing, along with a DJ set from the fantastic DJ Elise from SomaFM. All three of the bands are playing shows locally and promoting their most recent releases. Here's a new song from The Attachments, written about the results of the recent presidential election: The Attachments - "I Wish I Could Always Be As Excited As I Am Now" Definitely a great night of indie pop; not to be [...]

The Deli SF Presents Bling It On: The Toy Soldiers EP Release

The Deli SF has prepared a delicious treat for this Sunday, Oct. 26th: Bling It On! What started as a group of three friends playing music in Santa Cruz and San Francisco, the now Seattle-based band The Toy Soldiers are coming back to the bay area to rock out in celebration of the release of their fresh self-titled EP. Recorded in Vancouver, BC, they're returning to the Bay for a special one-off party to celebrate its release, which will be their last show here for quite awhile. The Toy Soldiers - "Dunk Punk" Making sure the dance party [...]

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