The Reckless Kind plays Milk Bar, 5/17/2013
Since banding together in 2011, the soul rockers of The Reckless Kind have been churning up a brand of music they call heavy soul. Last August, the group dropped its debut album Golden Age of Thinking, as an homage to the music that inspires the entire project: rock and roll, soul and rhythm and blues. Bassist Brian Miu recently explained over email that, for his band, "These genres are the Golden Age of music. We take these musical inspirations and put our own heavy spin to it." This description brings to mind the 1960s San Francisco-inspired category that so many bands are [...]
Video: The Reckless Kind – "Blood Everywhere"
San Francisco's The Reckless Kind has released this slightly NSFW video for "Blood Everywhere", the first single off their album Golden Age Thinking due out in August. Everything in the video, (other than the Barbie dolls) was entirely handmade by band member Sean Reilly and friends, and is quite possibly one of the most disturbing uses of Barbie dolls imaginable. There is more to The Reckless Kind than just an entertaining video, however. Band members include Ryan Massey from American Steel on keys and Adam Parsons from AFI on the drums, and they create a fun southern-rock sound that they [...]