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The War On Drugs

Tuesday, Apr 1 8:00p
The Independent San Francisco, CA

This show is SOLD OUT, tickets can be found on Stubhub.

with Doug Keith Band and Sore Eros
Doors at 8:00pm

Philadelphia's the War on Drugs reside at the blurred edges of American music: overexposing studio limitations, piling tape upon tape to maximum density, and then -- with each song -- they pull off the scaffolding to reveal what sticks, keeping only what's absolutely necessary and dig into what sounds like the best kind of f~~ked up. As on their 2008 debut, Wagonwheel Blues, central member
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Doug Keith
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Doug Keith has performed in the band named 'Kilowatthours'.
The War On Drugs
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Mixing the grand-scale guitar attack of Sonic Youth and My Bloody Valentine with a melodic sense and lyrical perspective that recalls Bob Dylan roaring down Highway 61, Philadelphia's the War on Drugs are the creation of a pair of Dylan fans, Adam Granduciel and Kurt Vile, who met at a party in 2003....
Sore Eros
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Prior to playing with Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti, Gary War, Kurt Vile, and Panda Bear, Robert Robinson made dreamy bedroom pop music on his own in Enfield, Connecticut. Bearing resemblance to a psychedelic cassette played on a broken boom box, his first self-titled Sore Eros CD-R was released on his independent label Light Dead Sea in 2003....
White Laces
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What started out as a lo-fi home recording project of Landis Wine (formerly of Cinemasophia) eventually evolved into a psychedelic garage quartet with indie pop and shoegaze influences. Rounded out by Jimmy Held, Jay Ward, and Alex French, Richmond, Virginia’s White Laces released a demo and a cassette before issuing the fleshed-out White Laces EP on Whole Ghost/Shdwply in early 2011....
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The Independent
628 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 771-1421
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