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Oakland based Matt Fishbeck, as Holy Shit!, has gained a cult status for inspiring numerous musicians and artists through a multitude of projects. Recently he’s gained a wider recognition due to past collaborations – projects with John Maus, Girls, and Ariel Pink. His 2006 record with Ariel Pink, Stranded at Two Harbours, is somewhat of a lost gem for those long late night drives into oblivion. A lo-fi wearied album nostalgic of a carefree youth but burned out by failed ideals. Albeit a pretentious dandy, Fishbeck’s sound has moved from intentional careless lo-fi, often depressed or nihilistic, to a brighter sound with poignant musicianship and poetic vocals. His few 2012 released tracks make indie pop worth listening to.
Conquistador is a Bowie glam rock and Zappa-flaired band from L.A. Synth-rock, indie psychedelic, and electric 80’s disco rink fitted Conquistador just released a single, “Love Like That”, that you can get for free here.
Holy Shit!, Conquistador, Harry Merry, and DJ Neil Martinson @ Brick and Mortar, SF
Friday, January 11th
18+ Doors at 8pm, Show at 9pm