Review: Timber Timbre envelops the crowd at GAMH

Timber Timbre. (photo: Jeff Bierk) On Tuesday, May 9, the Canadian quartet known as Timber Timbre (pronounced Timber Tamber) hosted a sold-out but intimate evening at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco. Since their 2006 debut, the band has heavily focused on a futuristic, dystopian, and ultra-reflective variety of folk music. However their sixth and most recent record, Sincerely, Future Pollution, released just last month, is a marked departure from the alternative-reality psycho-blues that enveloped their earlier releases. On Tuesday night, signs requesting the turning off and putting away of cell phones and that no photos or video [...]

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Timber Timbre bring folk and funk to Great American Music Hall

Since their eponymous 2009 debut, Timber Timbre has consistently put out music that weaves a dark tableau of ominous forest gatherings, somber and meditative with an edge of menace. Taylor Kirk, the distinctive baritone behind the group’s aesthetic, is once again joined by Mathieu Charbonneau, Simon Trottier, and Mark Wheaton for their newest record. Sincerely, Future Pollution embraces a markedly different environment than their previous work, deploying glimmering synthesizer to situate the band’s hallmark sinister, crepuscular moods in a landscape of metropolitan decay. Though Kirk may have shifted his work’s thematic touchstones a bit, Sincerely, Future Pollution is a strong entry into the [...]

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Eels, Timber Timbre, and more

To enter for a chance to win tickets to any show below, email with the name of the band and the date of the show you’re entering for in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. Winners will be selected at random and notified via email. Thursday, June 5th Timber Timbre, Tasseomancy @ The Indpendent 2 pairs available 8pm, $20, 21+. Buy advance tickets here. Friday, June 6th Dead Winter Carpenters, Hillstomp, TV Mike and the Scarecrowes @ The Independent 2 pairs available 8pm, $17, 21+. Buy advance tickets here. Tuesday, June 10th [...]

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