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Disappearing People

Uncle Alberts Holiday Social with Secret Sidewalk Klaxon Mutant All-Stars and Disappearing People TONIGHT

Tonight, Secret Sidewalk, Disappearing People, and Klaxon Mutant All-Stars will be joining forces at Oakland's Legionnaire Saloon to play Uncle Alberts Holiday Social.

The show features an array of bands that let instrumentals shine above all else. Headlining the shindig is Bay Area organic electronic quartet, Secret Sidewalk. Seeking to achieve an avant-garde “dirt wave” sound, the band puts on a chaotic yet seamless set. Oakland's experimental lo-fi duo, Disappearing People will also be making an appearance. The band plays for the long haul cranking out reverb-heavy durational musical arrangements with psych-rock leanings. Klaxon Mutant Allstars also join in on the fun with its own brand of jazz-fusion. The instrumental quartet offers cohesive, caterwauling musical compositions. -Erin Dage

Disappearing People Release New Live Single + Play The Night Light TONIGHT

Stealthy Oakland based experimental duo, Disappearing People recently released a live recording of their November 13th performance at The Night Light. This untitled recording is impressively mixed by the club's resident sound engineer, Jeffrey Adam Wright, who made every bellowing note from founding member, Scott Johnston crystal clear and audible. Steven Sessler portrays proficiency and poise on the drums as he's able to improvise and blend with the every haunting, and echoing loop and atmosphere Johnston created on guitar and with his vocals. This new track permeates a moody, noisy and imploding chaos that somehow holds its composure in a way that keeps you listening until the last second.

You can catch Disappearing People live, once again at The Night Light TONIGHT. They'll be one component of a strong bill that includes two other great local bands, Clipd Beaks and White Cloud. -je


Jordannah Elizabeth Smoota Disappearing People and Psychic Jiu-Jitsu at The Nightlight TONIGHT

The Night Light in Oakland will be bringing you a line-up TONIGHT of some great acts, including, our very own Assistant Editor, Jordannah Elizabeth! Jordannah Elizabeth brings together folk, psychedelia, and hints of R&B into one concoction full of encapsulating experimental sounds that get you lost in Elizabeth’s voice and dreamy instrumentation. Smoota, who just released his debut album “Fetishes” last month, truly delves into a myriad of genres. Just be sure to expect tons of organs & synths, a large amount of sound effects, and some great vocals provided by Smoota himself. Psychedelic punk band, Disappearing People, will also be taking to the stage, bringing some experimental lo-fi sounds to the bill. Lastly psychedelic rock band, Psychic Jiu-Jitsu, will be starting off the night.

Be sure to catch this great line-up of psychedelic and experimental bands. It’s something we highly recommend you don’t miss!

Buffalo Tooth & Disappearing People Perform w/ Shoegaze/Psych Line Up at Brick and Mortar Music Hall 5/14

Brick and Mortar Music Hall will host a plethora of local Bay Area shoegaze psych rock bands including Disappearing People, Buffalo Tooth and A Million Billion Dying Suns to support the touring band, JOY (Under the Gun Records). You can expect to be thoroughly entertained because all of the bands on this bill super talented and and create memorable, aggressively washed out tunes for you to enjoy. Scott of Disappearing people will also be moonlighting as DJ Dahmer who will be spinning throughout the night.

Don't miss the event because you'll be ignoring a strong line up and some great music. To find out more info and to RSVP to this event click here.

Oakland's Disappearing People and Yogurt Brain Play KUSF Benefit Show at The Lab 3/29

Oakland based avant lofi rock bands, Disappearing People and Yogurt Brain will be performing live this weekend at local community radio station, KUSF radio's second benefit show at The Lab in San Francisco on March 29th. Psychedellic rocker, Carlton Meltion and DJs Irwin and The Mixed Bag will round out the bill at this annual event entitled, KUSF-In-Exile's Blown-Out, Blowout Benefit Show II. Help KUSF stay alive so they can continue to play weird psych and experimental stoner rock for the Bay Area!

This show offers an enticing and strong line up, and this is an event that's worth attending. There is a suggested sliding scale donation of $5-10 at the door. For more information on how to save KUSF, click here.


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