Greenway Records' STUYEDEYED (Brooklyn, NY), Archaics (Edmonton), Des Arcs and guests
Where: Palomino Smokehouse and Social Club
109 7 Avenue S.W Calgary
18+ with government issued identification
When: Saturday May 26th, 2018
Admission: $10.00 Advance Available at https://slothrecords.wordpress.com/ or www.myshowpass.com
STUYEDEYED (Brooklyn, NY)
It’s spelled S T U Y E D E Y E D. Pronounced “Tie-Dyed” with an S up front. No, we didn’t originally intend on giving you a headache, but any type of comfort removed is always refreshing. This band was born out of a basement in the neighborhood of Bed-Stuy in Brooklyn, NY.
Our music explores many vantages. It’s about perspective. Songs that stem from growing up on welfare and section 8, trying to break free from a system that is systemically oppressive against us. Trying to find weight in the existence of right now and not what others dictate for us. A perspective that showcases the anger, compassion, perseverance and strength found within.
We do not make music for the cool guy. Our songs aren’t for the self important people drinking cocktails at a bar in a neighborhood they have no respect for. Our shows aren’t for the people who live for just being seen. This band exists to shake the shit out of you. We are not here to validate validation for the social ladder.
Our sound is loud. It’s direct. It’s fuzzed out. Teetering on the brink of falling apart, but never allowing it to. There is a weight, there is a groove, and there is a message. We stop and we start. Find comfort in the uncomfortable. We are intimate, we climb on your heads, and most importantly, we are right there with you.
As for the “we” in this industry mandated biography that I to hijacked to give it to you straight from the source, here is the band: Humberto Genao on bass, Luis Ruelas on drums, and Nelson Antonio Hernandez-Espinal (me) on guitar and vocals.
Get up front. Free yourselves. Fuck the bullshit. Love the real ones. No one is cool. No one is special. Preach love. Fight for yourselves, the marginalized, and the disenfranchised. Accept everyone for who they are. Give in to feeling uncomfortable. That is where the change happens. Be here. Right now.
Archaics are a four-piece psychedelic art-rock band from Edmonton, Alberta. Their experimental tastes create an orchestrated, cavorting atmosphere that accompanies one through thoughts of kaleidoscopic hysteria; a tangible swing from a twisted frame of mind.
These local music scene veterans are releasing their first LP stocked full of Tough and Punchy, Rough and Ready, Rock n Roll. Tunes about love loss, car wrecks, shipwrecks, growing up and going wild. Featuring Travis Davies (Ekseptions), Dave Anderson (Creep'r, Ekseptions, Infernos), Mark Rudd (Ekseptions, Parkades, Falconhawk, The Gimmicks), and David Alcock (Chixdiggit, Falconhawk, The Gimmicks, Sundae Sound).
*This event takes place on the territory of the Blackfoot and the people of Treaty 7 Region in Southern Alberta, which includes the Siksika, the Piikuni, the Kainai, the Tsuu T'ina and the Stoney Nakoda First Nations. Calgary is also home to the Metis Nation of Alberta, Region III.