Monday, July 5, 2010

Band Spotlight #8: Birds and Batteries

By Jody Colley
Mon, Jul 5, 2010 at 2:54 PM

Performing on the Main Stage at the Party, Birds and Batteries is never easy to categorize. Previously revered by some as alt-country garage, fuzzy synth psych, or electronic pop, Birds & Batteries again find themselves in new territory with their latest EP, Up To No Good. Songwriter Mike Sempert describes it as "a spooky-funky adventure."

Praise for the Up To No Good EP:

“Like a high concept mashup... an electronic landscape that’s actually pretty akin to being out in the woods, immersed in a barrage of chattering, ebullient life” — Pitchfork

“Like watching Halloween on a bunch of cough syrup… then a dizzy and slowed dance party” — FADER

“Twenty minutes of synth pop bliss” — URB

Websites:
www.birdsandbatteries.com
www.myspace.com/birdsbatteries


Hometown: San Francisco

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