Flyer by Jim Leonard
Hello local mischief makers, boy do we have a shoe for you tonight. Tonight, tonight, at Club Bohemia (Cantab Lounge basement) in Central Square, Cambridge, KLYAM Presents: Nice Guys, Jacques Le Coque (CT), Black Beach, and Gangbang Gordon. 8:30 PM, $8, 21+ sorry kids :( Facialbook event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/748501435268691/
It’s been nearly two years since we’ve seen our punk slimy Connecticut brethren in Jacques Le Coque, but now they’re back and with a new record, may I add. Hooky (King Pizza), pick that sheet up at the show and listen to it here: http://jacqueslecoque.bandcamp.com/ I WANT YOU TO GET SOME COQUE!
Joining the Coque, will be some local ruffians if I ever saw any. I’d like to give a shout out to URSULA first though, they were originally scheduled to play this show, but couldn’t make it due to illness. :(, we send our best wishes their way and you need to LISTEN to them immediately: https://ripursula.bandcamp.com/
Filling in for them is bizarre noisemaker, occasional hipshaker nonmusician Gangbang Gordon. https://gbgordon.bandcamp.com/ Playing a quick solo set to warm y’all up for…
Black Beach is a newer band to me, but one that has consistently shaken my soul with their aggressive brand of psychedelic garage grunge mish mash. Picture The Doors partying in a van with Mudhoney and Nirvana. Throw in some blistering surf rock for good measure. http://blackbeachma.bandcamp.com/
A fantastic addition to the messy, care free rock ‘n’ roll embodied by fellow Bostonians in Miami Doritos, Midriffs, and…
KLYAM Records’ own Nice Guys. Needs no introduction or explanation. Look thru the archives sucka. http://niceguys666.bandcamp.com/
At last, we are here. I remember being away on vacation last July, when I received a message from Trip Thompson about doing a potential collaboration with Burger Records in releasing The Prefab Messiahs’ first material in over 30 years. I hit play and was serenaded by those Eastern influenced guitar licks on the opening track “SsydarthurR.” It’s eight months later and I’m still spinning or screaming. That screaming sound is probably me or you or kids like you and me. Ahh, see what I did there? Ahh.
But yes, us kids are collaborating with Fullerton, CA’s Burger Records to bring you The Prefab Messiahs’ Maxi-EP “Keep Your Stupid Dreams Alive” and the record release show is tonight, March 19th, at the Middle East Upstairs in Cambridge, MA. The Prefabs will be joined by next KLYAM Records releasers, The Barbazons (formerly known as The Fagettes), Secret Lover, and Fedavees. Fedavess go on first at 9. Be there early! 18+ $10. Presented by Illegally Blind & Kids Like You & Me.
You can order a 10″ vinyl record here: http://klyam.bigcartel.com/product/the-prefab-messiahs-keep-your-stupid-dreams-alive-10-inch-vinyl
OR simply come out to the show tonight and buy one from us in person!
HITCH A RIDE IN BOBB’S PSYCHEDELIC CAR! Travel back to 1982 in Bobb Trimble’s car with KLYAM Records’ latest addition The Prefab Messiahs!
Be dazzled by the trippy video above, made by Plastic Mynd and then come out see the guys in person this Thursday, March 19th
at the Middle East Upstairs
in Cambridge alongside The Fagettes, Fedavees, and Secret Lover.
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/790345927703261/
Worcester Release show (3/20): https://www.facebook.com/events/927758727257605/
Manchester, NH Release show (3/21): https://www.facebook.com/events/348102322048049/
The Prefab Messiahs – Keep Your Stupid Dreams Alive (KLYAM/Burger) is OUT NOW! Pick up a 10″ vinyl here: http://klyam.bigcartel.com/
I haven’t made a band recommendation in a while, hell I haven’t even written about a new exciting band in a while either. Well, new to me. The band is called Underwater Bear Ballet and they’ve been spinning in my head a lot recently; so hard I got the spins. They’re from Boston and they have some really odd pop flavor in their sound that I struggle to describe.
We’ve been enticed by the band for the past couple months now and lucky for us they have some new recordings. Their previous efforts were marked by noise and that general fuzzy, homemade touch that you know we’ve always welcomed around here. Recently however, the band recorded the Couch Surfing EP at Mystic Valley Recording Studio (Free Pizza, Littlefoot, and many others) in Medford, MA with Alex Garcia-Rivera. This new EP took the old demos and amped them up quite a bit. In spite of our sloppy tendencies, I can say with certainty that these new recordings are an improvement and truly augment the band’s strong songwriting. Still, I can’t put my finger on who or what this band sounds like, but that’s probably a good thing.
Check them out here: http://underwaterbearballet.bandcamp.com/
You can see them live at a haus that is white on March 16th and a Cabaret in Emerson that is free on March 21st (with CHARLIE!), I recommend you attend both and listen to all of their music. Do iT!
Flyer by Bryce Davidson
Holy hell, LOOK AT THIS BILL! Here’s what you’re doing this Saturday (3/7), you’re joining Boston Hassle and us in celebrating the worldwide Burger Revolution! It’s a stacked line up featuring some of the feistiest punk slimers in the nation: NANCY (New York), Robot Death Kites (Brooklyn), Gymshorts (Providence), and hometown heroes Nice Guys!
Show starts at 8 PM at the JP Church. ALL AGES. $5-10 Sliding Scale. Don’t miss this!
EVENT PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/events/1557013551223248
Film by Andrew Gibson
Woah, these guys aren’t as nice as you thought they were! KLYAM Records own Nice Guys make NWA and Body Count look like Backstreet Boys and N’sync in their brand new video for “Stinker” off the upcoming Chips in the Moonlight EP (456 Records). Catch the band at the release show this Thursday (February 12th) at Cantab Lounge/Club Bohemia. The Monsieurs, Black Beach, and Slow Jerks are playing too, so you know you’d be a damn fool to miss it. FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/374262442755502/?ref_newsfeed_story_type=regular
Flyer by Jim Leonard
UPDATE: Given the conditions, we’ve decided to cancel tonight’s show, damn!!!!!!!!! We were really looking forward to showing Fire Retarded what’s good and seeing them perform. Be sure to check them out if you have not already! We plan on rescheduling this show with Rad Castle for sometime in March so please stay a float for those announcements! Thanks everyone, stay warm!
Holy snow Batman! We need to all come together and get all close and fuzzy. This is just the place. Next Monday, February 9th, exactly a week from today Kids Like You & Me (KLYAM) & Rad Castle bring you a fine ass show at Middle East’s ZuZu featuring Madison, Wisconsin’s Fire Retarded! Joining them are some of KLYAM’s favorite people: The Fagettes, Miami Doritos, and Gangbang Gordon. Show starts at 10 PM, 21+ :( sorry kids. Oh and did I mention that this show is FREE! That’s right FREE.
Even though, it’s free please spare some extra $$$ for Fire Retarded as they are on tour from Wisconsin!
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1561366437408681/
Yo what up fuckers, the week is almost over and I bet you’re pretty excited, well here’s another reason to be excited, so excited you’re going to burst into flames of excitement… the latest music video from local yokels Black Beach
. It’s called “Rats” and it’s sure to please the eyes, the ears, the hips, and the soul. It’s kooky ass kool fun for the whole family. Wavy colors and footage from last month’s record release show at Mid East Up. Eat it uppp: http://blackbeachma.bandcamp.com/
Hell yeah! A new music video from KLYAM Records’ Back Pages
and apparently a new full length is on the way…
BUY Back Pages’ Singles 13 from KLYAM Records here: http://klyam.bigcartel.com/product/back-pages-singles-13
YES YES YES, brave the snow and come out tonight to catch this EPIC show Kids Like You & Me (KLYAM) is throwing at the Lilypad in Inman Square, Cambridge!
We have loads of rock ‘n’ roll of many varieties on tap for you tonight. Starting at 10 PM SHARP! SHARP! SHARP! is ACLU Benefit and it’s his record release for Old Stuff, Part Two! Following ACLU are Feral Jenny, Atlantic Thrills (Providence), and The Monsieurs!!!
SHOW STARTS AT 10 PM SHARP!!! AND GOES UNTIL 1 AM. ALL AGES! $7-10 SLIDING SCALE.
FB Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/813886121991254/?ref=70
See you tonight!