BRONCHO, Bad Weather California

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BRONCHO

Bad Weather California

Dirty Few, The Lovely Bad Things

Tue, September 11, 2012

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 8:30 pm

$10.00

Off Sale

This event is 18 and over

BRONCHO
BRONCHO
Harkening back to punk rock’s glory days of the 70s, Oklahoma outfit Broncho captures the aggression, DIY authenticity and youthful exhilaration of a bygone era and then drags it by the hair into the Here and Now, creating a fresh sound that’s unlike anything being played today. With echoes of The Replacements, Iggy and the Stooges and The Ramones, Broncho’s exuberant ten song debut Can’t Get Past the Lips is a blisteringly cathartic 20 minute flash of gritty, crunching guitar work supported by an assaultive rhythm section and made whole by songwriter Ryan Lindsey’s aggressive, yelping vocal work.

Lindsey’s vocals and guitar are supported by Johnathon Ford (bass), Ben King (guitar) and Nathan Price (drums). The project began as an off-the-cuff recording session for Lindsey (who also plays keys for Starlight Mints, in addition to performing as a solo artist). He quickly laid down early versions “Pick a Fight” and “Losers” with the assistance of King (Cheyenne) and Price (Native Lights), and then sent them to Ford (Unwed Sailor), asking for feedback. Ford loved the songs so much that he suggested they begin playing shows as a band.

“The next thing I knew, Johnathon had a show booked in Tulsa,” Lindsey says.
That first show, a manic, ultra-lean showcase of six songs that clocked in at less than 15 minutes, occurred in February of 2010, since then the band has toured across the U.S. and released their debut album Can’t Get Past The Lips to international acclaim.

The collective talent and cumulative experience of all involved with Broncho has resulted in an album that, for all its dirty-dishwater punk roots, is a masterwork of garage/pop simplicity. Speaking of the band’s reference points, Lindsey says “We all love the way those records sound so we naturally went in that direction, as far as fidelity goes. But more than anything, it’s the attitude of an era that I wasn’t around for, but feel a connection with. We didn’t set out to recreate a record from that era, we just took on that message and made it our own.”

Or, as Ford puts it: “It’s not nostalgia, it’s natural.”
Bad Weather California
Bad Weather California
“One dude was like, ‘What kind of music are you guys?’ I was like, ‘In-and-out-burger.’ We’re from the desert near the border of Utah and Colorado. It aint cool here. Don’t move here. It’s hot. You’ll burn up. We’re burned out. BLEACH BOYS. We play shows out in the desert. Shit gets wild. Oh yeah. We’ve toured with the Meat Puppets, Akron Family, The Lucky Dragons… And we were once Daniel Johnston’s backing band. So… we’re cool?” –Chris Drakala (BWC Guitar)

BWC gives you that feeling that we got from the music that we all grew up with as American wasteland kids. Music that got into your blood during those fragile and formative years. The soundtracks to when you first tried drugs, ditched school, had sex, became who you are. Teenage sound tracks. Mini Movies about us all. The pop music from your fragile years. When ever those years may have been.
For BWC it was 80s-90s punk music that didn’t sound like ‘punk’ music. Dino Jr., Sonic Youth, Meat Puppets etc... For other people it was Billy Idol, Prince, The Cars. To each their own. THIS is AMERICAN music.
THIS is a part of the fabric that is American pop art.
$$$ STREET LEVEL MUSIC. AMERICAN MUSIC. GET IN. $$$
Dirty Few
Dirty Few
Warm beers. Out-of-tune guitars. Cancelled shows. Broken mopeds. While lesser bands may have crumbled under the weight of such colossal rock & roll bummers, Dirty Few has not only weathered the storm, but emerged victorious, leading an entire army of Denver dive-bar diehards into a rad utopia where the babes are hot, the PBR flows like wine and a little barf is nothing more than a sure sign you’re having a good night.

Born in Nashville and raised in the same Louisiana swamp-country that brought us Red Lobster Cajun-fried shrimp, Bobby Boucher and 8-time National Monster Truck Meltdown champion Bone Crenshaw, twin brothers Seth and Spencer Stone moved to Denver in early 2010, bringing with them only the mopeds they rode in on and the few Twisted Teas they could carry. The boys soon hooked up with veteran bassist Justin Forrest and tambourine-slinging Cambodian sexpot Kim Phat, and in a torrential thunderstorm of exploding PBRs and RealTree-clad eagles, Dirty Few was born.

Since their 2012 debut release “Get Loose, Have Fun”, the garage-rock-&-roll juggernaut has played with pretty much every awesome band in the world, from Andrew W.K., Ty Segall, FIDLAR and Natural Child to Wavves, The Men, Broncho and blah, blah, blah. But in no way has the band had their fill of party. With their upcoming “Party or Don’t” LP to be released in February 2015 on Black in Bluhm Music, Dirty Few is more ready than ever to show up at your house party, beer-bong your mom, puke on your floor, and somehow leave you singing one of their ultra-catchy party anthems as you happily clean up the mess. - Brian Beer
The Lovely Bad Things
The Lovely Bad Things
Look....look at us at the beach. Bananananananana.
Venue Information:
Hi-Dive
7 S. Broadway
Denver, CO, 80209
http://www.hi-dive.com/