Kids of Survival, Letron
7:00 PM, $10
At a time when so many bands rely on the formula of "if you scream it, they will come," or the emo cry of "slice my wrists and hope to die," Kids of Survival have made an unapologetically brain-crackling catchy record. Call it indie, call it powerpop, call it crap, they call it Good Till Your Heart Pops. It was released November, 2005, while on KOS was on tour with Halifax, and it promptly sold over 4,000 copies in seven months.
Saturday, August 16th
Telephone Jim Jesus, Bizzart vs. Innaspace, Baseck, Change, Taylor Smith, DJ Nanny Cantaloupe (Dublab/KXLU)
8:00 PM, $10
For the past six years, Telephone Jim Jesus has twice toured Europe and crossed the U.S. countless times. His second solo album, Anywhere Out of the Everything, is a testament to the loneliness, abandon, growth, and madness of a life lived on the road. A European tour with Sole and pedestrian in the summer of 2005 coincided with the break-up of an eight-year relationship…