Friday, April 3, 2015

Q: How great is this flyer? A: Pretty great!

Posted By on Fri, Apr 3, 2015 at 1:48 PM

It's always nice to see the art of flyering done well. This one basically has everything you need, in terms of both composition and text. And look, the show only costs $3. God bless PJ's Lager House

The show itself looks like a fine way to celebrate having done your taxes last minute the day before!

To quote from the materials:

Tin Foil is a not very super group of familiar faces. Andrew Hecker (The Displays), and Steve Kowalski (The Reelers) share the majority of the songwriting and lead vocals. While material is also contributed by Alex Lovat (The Q) and Joe Myers (The Vonneguts).
        Proto-punk, spot-on 60's garage tone, harmonies, late-70's power pop, underlying post-punk hints, heavy blues influence, 2 guitars occasionally alternating between lead and rhythm. I guess something in that general ballpark, I dunno. High-energy.

Primitiv Parts is the latest brain-child of Robin Parent, who has led a number of projects with rotating characters (including The Revenants) over the past several years. As well as releasing a couple solo albums. The music is in a goth-y post-punk area. The group originally featured 2 drummers, each playing minimal kits and standing up. Which is still sometimes utilized, though one of them has moved to bass.
        Full sound and depth, a well orchestrated minimal band with a personal style. Punk, excellent use of the musical thing; the "rest", a effortless (and unwittingly) Poison Ivy vibe, and a tight rhythm section.
        Some of you might remember them as the band who covered The Gun Club at last years Halloween Cover Show.

Bonehead is the collection of songs written over the years by nomad Alexandra Lee Lary. The group originally being a reunion with former collaborator Izzi Kombholtz from Cincinnati-based band The Put Ons, and in the studio for demo recording with Jerry Queen (Vacation, Tweens). However, the line-up has since changed.
        The songs have been in development throughout moves, until a few years ago, when Alex befriended Detroit native Terra Gillis in Lexington, KY; and the pair moved to or back to Detroit, and began working on music loosely together, until this current incarnation of the band materialized. Joined by a co-worker on drums and a craigslist contact on bass.
        Trashed attic pop, catchy poppy punk songs, smart lyrics disguised as dumb ones, shitty attitude and self-loathing honesty (song-titles such as "Pretend to Be Nice" and "Okay Song" or "My Boyfriend's Dead").

So try something new! And don't worry, that new thing involves all the old things you like; drinking, partying, sex, drugs, rock and roll, and debauchery in general. It's springtime, it's cheap, it's interesting! Be interesting too! Only you have the power to have fun! I hate writing press releases!

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