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Palehound and Tall Friend

SETP 21, 2017

Doors: 10PM

$3 with OCID / $8 without

"plainspoken, technique-heavy indie rock" band fronted by fierce vocalist/guitarist Ellen Kemper, this powerful three-piece group plays songs about love and loss and will bring the Sco down. 

“scrappy and buzzy guitar rock, bolstered by Kempner's dexterous riffs … also offers some darker, nuanced shades that evoke the album's themes." -NPR

"Palehound's unflinching songs are also a celebration of life and embrace of love, and an empathetic reflection on how endings usually lead to beginnings." -NPR

"There are echoes of earlier bands, with songs that brings to mind Smith Westerns, Beach House, the Strokes, or Wilco... arranged around Kempner’s unique whisper of a voice and way of seeing the world that draws out the moodiness. This undercurrent distinguishes the project, and makes Kempner worth following." -Pitchfork

Earlier Event: September 20
New Wave Splitchers
Later Event: September 26
DJ Saracol's Booty Jams