Weekly Wooot -- Holy Fuck


An absolutely packed week of live shows with LA's noisy quartet Health at Slims Wednesday, Barcelona's electro-pop outfit Delorean at 330 Ritch Thursday and local shoe-gaze favorites Young Prisms at The Independent Sunday.

Our pick for this week, however, is Toronto's Holy Fuck. Easily one of our favorite live acts, the dance-friendly instrumental quartet churns out kraut and dub inspired electronic jams that fall somewhere between the previously profiled Tussle and England's experimental duo Fuck Buttons. And in a manner similar to the aforementioned groups, Holy Fuck does it all the hard way -- while you can expect live bass, drums, synth and an assortment of analog noise makers on stage, you won't find a laptop or sampler in sight. Touring in support of their recently released third full-length Latin, Holy Fuck returns to the Independent Tuesday for what is sure to be a memorable night.

Plenty more solid shows to choose from this week including Tim Kasher's The Good Life at Bottom of the Hill Friday, San Francisco's globe trotting garage-rock duo Sic Alps at the Berkeley Art Museum Friday and the always entertaining Battlehooch at Great American Music Hall Saturday -- as usual, be sure to consult the full show list.

Monday, June 7th
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, DJ Platurn, D Sharp @ Independent $30
Bloody Panda, Trees, Laudanum, Deathroes @ Oakland Metro $10
Until Your Heart Stops, Mountain Man, Since Always, Beartrap, Another Lost Cause @ Submission $5

Tuesday, June 8th
Holy Fuck, Nice Nice @ Independent $15
Karen Elson, Jessica Pratt @ Cafe Du Nord $15
Dwarves @ Amoeba SF (Free)

Wednesday, June 9th
Health, Indian Jewelry, Gold Panda @ Slims $15
The Yellow Dress, Birds Fled From Me, Quite Polite @ Rickshaw Stop $10
The Ferocious Few, Eugene & The 1914, The Generals @ Bottom of the Hill $8
Leopold and His Fiction, City Light, Swanifant, Cash Pony, Inner Ear Brigade, Chasing Kings @ Milk (Free)
The Sadies, East Bay Grease, The Loons @ Great American Music Hall $15
The Dashing Suns, Tokyo Raid, Meta @ Hemlock $7
Barn Owl, Amber Asylum, Bloody Panda, Trees @ Elbo Room
Delta Spirit, Ezra Furman and the Harpoons, The Romany Rye @ Independent $15

Thursday, June 10th
Delorean, Teengirl Fantasy @ 330 Ritch $10
Themselves, Talkdemonic @ New Parish $10
Sleepy Sun, The Fresh & Onlys, Moon Duo @ Great American Music Hall $14
The Good Life, The Parson Red Heads, Contrail @ Bottom of the Hill $12
Eat Skull, Ezeetiger and the Sound Guys @ Ever Gold Gallery

Friday, June 11th
Woods, Kurt Vile, The Art Museums, The Mantles @ Slims $16
Sic Alps, Bill Orcutt, the Baths @ Berkeley Art Museum $5
Or The Whale, Get Back Loretta @ Rickshaw Stop $10
Mariee Sioux, Foxtails Brigade, Judgement Day @ Swedish American $12
Sonny and the Sunsets, Wounded Lion, John Wesley Coleman @ Hemlock Tavern $8
Tortoise, Das Boton @ Great American Music Hall $20
Personal And The Pizzas, Wrong Words, Part Time, The Spurts @ Pissed Off Pete's
Angry Samoans, Bum City Saints, Fabulous Disaster, Headslide @ Bottom of the Hill $10

Saturday, June 12th
The Glitch Mob @ Fillmore $25
Wiggwaum, Jefre Cantu, Chen Santa Maria @ ATA
Sugar and Gold, Sir Lord Von Raven, Planet Booty @ The Uptown $10
Forrest Day, Battlehooch @ Great American Music Hall $14
Audrye Sessions @ Swedish American (Free)
Subhumans, A-Heads, Cross Stitched Eyes, Sin Orden @ Bottom of the Hill $12
The Prids, Soft Tags, Burrows @ Hemlock $7

Sunday, June 13th
Real Estate, Young Prisms, All Saints Day @ Independent $12
Loch Lomond, Hey Marseilles, All My Pretty Ones @ Hotel Utah $8
Rademacher, Fake Your Own Death, My Education @ Hemlock Tavern $7

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