Odd Hours / AOK / Violent Bloom / Edward Elektro / Web

Fri, Dec 9, 2016 @ 8:00 pm to 2:00am

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Friday, December 9 / 8pm doors, 9pm music / $6
Odd Hours (Electro rock)
AOK (Electronic pop)
Violent Bloom (Mermaidcore)
Edward Elektro (Electronic)
Web (Industrial)

Odd Hours is a dark electro-rock band – heavily influenced by 80’s post-punk and 90’s industrial music – that mixes sexy and aggressive elements creating distorted art pop.

With video artist Natasha Beste leading the band, Odd Hours’ visual presence is just as important as their music – this is reflected in their bizarre but seductive music videos and live shows. Fans have compared Beste’s vocals to Siouxsie Sioux, Blondie, Karen O, and even Ian Curtis, which when combined with her stage presence, equal a sensual and dramatic emotional energy that demands attention.

Based in Detroit, Odd hours have headlined shows, played major local festivals, and completed several short midwest tours promoting their recently released EP, ‘norepinephrine + dopamine’ co-produced by electronic artist and producer, Jon Zott (Assemble Sound). Odd Hours is extremely expressive and personal but is intended to be the musical vehicle for audiences to expel their own inescapable feelings.

Imagine Madonna and Marilyn Manson holding hands.

Beloved members of the band include Clint Stuart, Randy Hanely Jr., Adam Redmond and touring members, Tim Cooper and Christopher Feistammel.

AOK is a high energy pop electronic duo from Grand Rapids. With fierce R&B vocals, a synth backdrop and fuzzy guitar, this duo invokes influences as varied as Prince, the Black Keys and Santigold. AOK’s debut EP, Tracks, ranges from songs suitable for a quiet bedroom to a crowded dancefloor. Angela and Kyle create a powerful dynamic in a live performance that demands attention due to their raw grit and energy.

Violent Bloom is a lady-led mermaidcore/witchcore band with banshee rhythms and war drums. – makes you move, makes you listen, makes you think. For fans of PJ Harvey, The Julie Ruin, Mazzy Star, Siouxsie Sioux, Fiona Apple, PINS, Veruca Salt, Tori Amos, The Modern Lovers.

Edward Elektro (Spinning All Night) is a visual artist turned musician, Sheefy McFly uses the concept of creating visual art and applies those methods to developing music. His sound is bass driven and errie sounding to reflect the impulses he feels while creating