Premiere: Stream Void Boys’ grimy, hook filled debut ‘Glamorpus’

(Void Boys from left to right, Jian, Shannon, Joe, and Gio) I'm familiar with Void Boys because I grew up playing music in the same Los Angeles scene as Gio and Jian, who's teenage punk bands WPI (We Play Instruments) and Koalacaust opened my eyes to a world of wild, inventive bands and the community that makes these projects possible. In the summer of 2012, shortly after Bay favorite Koalacaust's fragmentation, the two teamed up with vocalist/guitarist Shannon Bodrogi and bass player Joe Putnam to form Void Boys. I'm not big on outright comparisons, but it wouldn't be inaccurate at all [...]

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Mixtape: 2014 San Francisco Punk, Post-Punk and Hardcore Download: Mixtape: 2014 San Francisco Punk, Post-Punk and Hardcore (Podcast #334) In 2012, ancient by Internet standards, we showcased a mixtape of local punk, post-punk and hardcore bands that featured terrific groups like Ceremony, Loma Prieta, Terry Malts, Wild Moth, and Synthetic ID. Since then, we've seen a number of promising new bands emerge -- Scraper, Creative Adult, and others we've showcased on the podcast in the interim -- but it felt like high time to do a deeper dive back into Bay Area punk. This mix includes twenty-two Bay Area punk, post-punk and hardcore bands that we haven't [...]

Void Boys release “Starfish” single

San Francisco's Void Boys are releasing a very limited-edition 10-inch single on Pretty Penny Records Friday night at a show at Vacation in San Francisco. There are only 100 copies available, and each cover is a completely unique work of art created by members of band. Pretty Penny was created by Moses Montalvo, who started the label to release a single from his band Woodsboro on vinyl. He found a sympathetic manufacturer who would produce only 100 copies, but they had to be run as test pressings - without cover or label art. Moses, being the resourceful man he is, [...]

By |March 12, 2014|Tags: |
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