FUZZ.REVERB.FEEDBACK. – Skull Kid (PA) | Take One Car (NY) | Edith | Cardboard Highway | Welcome Neighbors – 5/28 – Rey Mysterio’s

Too many bands on this bill to waste your time being long-winded about the whole thing. Two out of towners. Three locals. One house. Lots and lots of hooks and yelling. Too good to miss! But don’t take my word for it, listen to the sounds yourself.

SKULL KID (Pittsburgh, PA) sound like the band you’re going to get obsessed with this summer

 

TAKE ONE CAR (Poughkeepsie,NY) sound like the lines you’ll get stuck in your head for days that you might accidentally falsely attribute to mewithoutYou

 

EDITH (here) sounds like if Alex G broke into your band’s practice space with some friends and just started fucking around with some new stuff you haven’t heard yet

 

CARDBOARD HIGHWAY (here) sound like Kalamazoo in 2009 though you just moved here last year so you’re not entirely sure what that’s all about but it feels nostalgic as all get out.

 

WELCOME NEIGHBORS (here) sound like a new band that you might not have heard and wont unless you just go to the show yourself and give it a listen.

TWO GROUPS FROM FAR AWAY SO DONATE. BE KIND TO REY MYSTERIO AND HIS ABODE.

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Rock n’ Roll Basement Show @The Forbidden Zone Tomorrow Night! (5/23)

If you’re looking to blow some steam, this is your chance. Three touring bands of all flavors are making their way out to the Zone, and I for one, couldn’t be more excited!

Human Skull (Danceable Punk Rock from Ann Arbor) Metro Detroit posted a quick read about them earlier this month

Ping Pong (Psych Garage Punk from Ann Arbor) This recently released full length is just about as interesting as their album cover

The Neffs (Psych Folk Rock from Pittsburg) The Neffs add a nice and warm, southern flare to their performance as they let their hearts out. In other words, good ol’ punk rock that I’m sure you’ll enjoy

Polychrome Violence (local punk rock) from around the block

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Ping Pong: Extraterrestrial Activities (5/16/2015)

Doors are at 9:00

please bring donations for the touring bands!

Let’s make this a reminder for why the music has yet to die

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No Fun House having no fun.

Hey all,

So on Monday the 11th, No Fun House (a show-house here in town since 2010!) experienced one of those tragedies that nobody ever thinks will happen to them. A fire started in the house and many of the inhabitants – all show-goers, supporters, performers, and even a founding member of this very website – lost not only their home in the short-term, but also a huge portion of their belongings.

This is an unprecedented post, but I feel that it is completely warranted given the nature of this tremendous adversity.

Please consider donating to this gofundme page and helping out a group of people who have worked hard and supported the Kalamazoo music community by performing, booking, and even hosting shows in their home.

Thanks y’all,

-Saxsquatch

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DIT Session #56: SuperMagical – “The Rat”

DIT Session #56
SuperMagical – “The Rat”

https://www.facebook.com/supermagicalmusic
http://www.supermagical.net

DITsessions.com

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TONIGHT! NAAN VIOLENCE / CONCEPTION VESSEL / VOIDSELF @ SATELLITE RECORDS

In just a few hours (6pm), Satellite Records will be hosting another top notch, mind expanding early show!

NAAN VIOLENCE
Transcendental free improv Sitar group from Memphis, TN!

CONCEPTION VESSEL
Melodic Free Jazz led by local guitar god Max Brown!

VOIDSELF
Fresh Kalamazoo Noise / Soundscape artist.

 

Doors at 6pm
Music at 6:30pm
$5 suggested donation
All Ages
No booze / drugs / jerks
Satellite Records
808 S. Westnedge (next to 4th Coast)

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TONIGHT! – SIR RICHARD BISHOP / ROBERT MILLIS / SEAN & FIONA @ SATELLITE RECORDS

This show starts in just a few hours (6pm), so we’ll make this brief:

SIR RICHARD BISHOP is an incredibly talented guitarist that has been making waves in underground music since 1979. He’s led the band Sun City Girls and Rangda in addition to creating an impressive body of solo work. His most recent albums have been released by the Drag City label. His sound draws heavily from various World Music and Avant-garde influences. Prepare yourself for a truly sublime and trans-formative experience tonight. This is not one to miss!

ROBERT MILLIS is a founding member of Climax Golden Twins and AFCGT. He has also produced some excellent solo work including film scores, sound installations and many contributions to the Sublime Frequencies label. Robert has self described his music as “Pete Seeger trying to cover Revolution #9 by The Beatles”

SEAN & FIONA are a local duo project from Sean Hartman of Forget The Times and Fiona Dickinson of Saltbreaker. They perform only on special occasions with this project. This will their 4th show in about that many years. Their sound draws from Free Jazz, Folk and Classical influences and is largely improvised.

Doors are at 6pm tonight and music kicks off at 6:30 sharp!
$10 cover for the touring artists
All ages are always welcome!

Satellite Records is located at
808 S. Westnedge (next door to 4th Coast and Bagel Beanery)
Any questions, call them at (269) 381-0218

Official Facebook event can be found here:
https://www.facebook.com/events/780698798692981/

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Tours/Reunions/Celebrations – Anybody But The Cops (tape release + tour kickoff) | The Gray Beast | Another One | Guppy – Milhouse – 4.5

This show is too good to waste a bunch of words on, so I’m going to keep it brief. On this day of days, this springtime Sunday, some Milhouse music will be happening.

15.04.05Local queerdo/weirdo band ANYBODY BUT THE COPS will be releasing their first set of recordings that sound subjectively better than any of their other recordings, as well as preparing for a 2 week long tour. Described as “Post-Jazz Punk for the Pre-Reset World” and “musical garbage disposals” ABTC are guaranteeing you something along the lines of 20 minutes of music and hopefully minimal un-mic’d banter. The new release is coming out on ALREADY DEAD TAPES. Check it out! Or buy it at this show to save on shipping.

THE GRAY BEAST are dancy, catchy, wordy fellas from Marquette, MI, fronted by the profound and profane genius Sycamore Smith. Having last seen them open for Child Bite, you can be sure that this band kicks it. They are on tour and they have a demo to sell ya, so don’t be scared to check it out.

ANOTHER ONE are a pop-punk band without the bullshit. They are here to present you a hook once instead of three times because that sort of repetition is time that could be spent playing two more songs. So that’s what they do. Old friends out of Grand Rapids that have not yet played Kalamazoo, so give them a warm welcome.

GUPPY are equal parts excellent songwriting/song structure and heavy chaotic noise. It blends together in the most perfect way. The band was on a hiatus for a bit, but now with Jose from Anybody But The Cops on bass, their back at it. Check the hype

DONATE TO THE OUTTA TOWNERS AND TO THE TOURS. BE EXCELLENT. BE THERE RIGHT AT 9:00 TO SEE GUPPY KICK IT OFF. TREAT YOUR FRIENDS WELL AND MAKE NEW FRIENDS. BE MINDFUL OF THOSE AROUND YOU. WOMEN AND QUEERZ TO THE FRONT FOREVER.

Email ditkalamazoo@gmail.com for the address.

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