Holdfast, a band that RFC Thinks You Should Know... if nothing else but because they make us feel real damn good, are playing at the Beat Kitchen June 12 with fellow local power poppers Warm Ones. Tickets are $8 and are already on sale! To make the deal even sweeter, Reckless Records will be doing a ticket giveaway the week of the show. You can stream/buy their EP Like The Sun at their bandcamp page.
Warm Ones, a band I was previously unfamiliar with, appear to be a pretty interesting crew. Their debut album Sprezzatura (!) holds dynamic, emotive guitar pop as its center but inhabits a number of rock/pop tropes pretty well (the opener is a sweet proto-punk type rager)! Male+female vocals are utilized pretty irresistably on "Small Spies," and perhaps most importantly there is a song called "Get Shit Set." It doesn't have to be an awesome song, but it is. I'm listening to this album while I type this! And I'm way into it! You can stream the whole thing, via Soundcloud module, here on their official site. Pick a song! I dare you! It'll probably sound sweet!
Here's live footage of Warm Ones performing their song "Busy All Day," at the Empty Bottle last September:
Hold fast, warm ones: it should be a pretty rad show! (did you see...what i did...there?)