The four brand new bands that rose from the nailbiting Bandfandango draw have been hard at it, figuring out what the heck they are going to do, and here is a little hupcast special featuring a few samples of jam tracks from their practices, and, lo and behold, one of the bands now has a name! Huzzah! Listen below!
When he is not smashing the bejesus out of drums for The Datsuns, Ben Cole smashes the bejesus out of drums in The Joint Chiefs with bandmate Heidi. They are coming to Hamilton quite soon - details on the poster above. They sound like this: https://the-joint-chiefs.bandcamp.com/. Also playing are Hamilton groops Rumpus Room and Glass Shards. They are both great. They sound like this: https://soundcloud.com/rumpus_room https://soundcloud.com/austin-spare
HUP is delighted to announce to you, the good folk of Hamiltronia, that JAKOB will be playing live at Nivara Lounge on Saturday August the 6th! Having recently returned from a succesful UK and European tour, JAKOB are visiting our fair city for the first time in quite a while. Completing the bill are DESBOT and Wellington's SO LAID BACK COUNTRY CHINA, whose debut album 'Sin Cristales' is due to drop at the end of July.
Tickets are $20 in advance/$25 on the door and you can skip on over to Under The Radar, to secure yours before it sells out. In the meantime, whet your appetite with some videos...
In the second issue of HUPzine we ran our first (and to date only) Hamilton ‘band family tree’ - for Inchworm, to celebrate their reformation gig. We present the tree here, along with a short article on the history of rock family trees both globally and in Hamilton. See the full article → here ← .