Wednesday, October 07, 2009

The Happy Hollows

The Happy Hollows' catchy yet dissonant sound is influenced by genres as disparate as 90's college rock, garage punk, art rock, and 80's pop. The band combines innovative song structures, surreal lyrics, and fiercely adept instrumentation to recreate reality into a jagged panorama of vibrant, kaleidoscopic collage. Listening to their music, one cannot help but see visions of a place oddly askew from the world we experience everyday, a parallel universe that is at once whimsical, demented, and ferocious.

Having born and bred their band in various corners of the L.A. music scene since forming 2006, The Happy Hollows played their first shows in Japanese restaurants, laundromats, and small local clubs. In their first year as a band, they snuck into a studio at night and, in two sessions, recorded Bunnies and Bombs, an EP that attracted the attention of the L.A.'s underground music scene. After seeing them play a show, established L.A. heroes Silversun Pickups asked The Happy Hollows to open for them at The Wiltern and The Fillmore. In 2008, fellow art-rock outfit Deerhoof invited the Hollows to open for them on their album release shows at The Avalon and The Great American Music Hall.

The much-anticipated and highly acclaimed debut album by Los Angeles trio The Happy Hollows officially hits streets at October 6th, 2009. The album, Spells is a culmination of their work with producer and former Mighty Lemon Drops guitarist David Newton (The Little Ones, The Blood Arm), who also produced the group’s 2008 EP Imaginary. Highly Recommended!

The Happy Hollows - Faces
The Happy Hollows - High Wire
The Happy Hollows - Monster Room
The Happy Hollows @ MySpace


SONG OF THE DAY: The Raveonettes - Last Dance
(from In And Out Of Control, out October 6th on Vice Records)


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Blogger Ziggy said...

The Tallest Man On Earth!, The Guild League!, Liam finn!,
Dr. Dog!, Phoenix!, Shearwater!, Fruit Bats!, etc.

Arctic Monkeys!, Muse!

Future Of The Left, März, The New Pornographers, Girls In Hawaii


Can Can, Crystal Castles


11:22 AM  
Blogger Axi said...

New Arctic monkeys album is out!!!

Thanks Zigg

12:06 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks! Does anybody have a link to the Monsters of Folk album?

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Blogger kitato said...

Great! (^_^)

12:10 AM  
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