Over the course of a line-up change or two, Ideal Fathers Ideal Fathers, playing its final show tonight at the Larimer Lounge, developed a sound and a stage presence that probably would have been lumped in with "dance punk." But there was always an agenda in the band to inspire people to wake ... More >>
Here's our massive, multi-page report/travelogue of the Westword Music Showcase from (in order) Tom Murphy, Cory Casciato, A.H. Goldstein, Jef Otte, Jon Solomon and Brain Frederick. Let us know in the comments what you saw and loved, saw and hated, or missed and hated yourself for missing.
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The Fugitive Kind (Tom Murphy)
Ideal Fathers • Vicious Women • Fugitive Kind
05.28.10 | The Wasteland
Although the Fugitive Kind from San Francisco may be the same band that former Blatz guitarist Robert Eggplant helped start, the female-fronted five-piece sounded like a more brutal Dea ... More >>
Brian Landis FolkinsIdeal Fathers opened the day at Sutra.See more photos from Sutra at westword.com/slideshow.Ideal Fathers, 12 p.m.Ideal Fathers kicked off the Sutra stage with a high-charged set of post-punk that included some keyed up takes on songs from its new brand new EP, A Complete Waste of ... More >>
IDEAL FATHERSNOMINATED IN POST-PUNK12:00-12:45 P.M., SUTRAPersonnel: Jesse Hunsaker; Adam Rojo; Mike Perfetti; Mike KingDiscography: Complete Waste of Time Travel EP (2009)Download or stream "A Complete Waste of Time Travel" after the jump.
Photo by Jerry GoffThe Ideal Fathers are four guys (singer Jesse Hunsaker, guitarist Adam Rojo, bassist Michael King and drummer Michael Perfetti) who play gloriously chaotic, hyperkinetic dance punk with verve and abandon. If you haven't caught one of their sets or heard any of their songs on one o ... More >>