Directions In Sound with, DENGUE FEVER

THE CENTER FOR ASIAN AMERICAN MEDIA PRESENTS

Directions In Sound with

DENGUE FEVER

Jhameel, DJ Vinroc

Sat, March 23, 2013

9:00 pm

Rickshaw Stop

$25-35

This event is 21 and over

General Admission Tix $30adv/$35doors, CAAM Member or Badge Holder Tix $25adv/$30doors.

Directions In Sound with
Directions In Sound with
Directions In Sound 2013 -- a CAAM presentation of the 31st SF International Asian American Film Festival -- delivers a genre-bending showcase featuring emerging artists and established vets. Join us on a trip through the future-forward music scene that’s blowing up the Asian American underground. Don’t blink...You might miss the next big thing!
DENGUE FEVER
DENGUE FEVER
With Cannibal Courtship (Fantasy Records/Concord Music Group), their fourth album, the Los Angeles based sextet, singer Chhom Nimol, guitarist-singer Zac Holtzman, keyboardist Ethan Holtzman, brass and woodwinds player David Ralicke, drummer Paul Dreux Smith and bassist Senon Gaius Williams, has reached a powerful new plateau, deftly balancing the wide-ranging influences that inform their sound and songs.

"Before it was partly Cambodian and partly indie rock," explains Williams of the band's evolution. "Now it's 100 percent both."

From snaking, driving rock ("Cement Slippers," "Family Business," "2012," and the title track) to Cambodian dub psych-groove ("Uku") and everywhere in between (the bilingual, gear- shifting tour de force "Only a Friend," the mesmerizing "Mr. Bubbles"), Cannibal Courtship is, like the tropical malady that gave the band its name, wildly catching.

Longtime fans will get their required dose of Nimol's haunting vocals and the band's other- worldly, mood-swinging musical experimentation on the new disc, their first studio album since 2008's Venus on Earth, but the group, which produced the set together, has upped the creative ante.
Jhameel
Jhameel
Jhameel presents a blend of orchestral instruments, tight percussion, fierce vocal melodies, and rich synthesizers in his new album, The Human Condition. His music is tied together by his distinct pop sensibility, with influences in Jonsi, Phoenix, and MGMT.

"Jhameel’s second LP, The Human Condition, is an album of classically-influenced pop that struggles gracefully with the big issues of our time. It’s so graceful that it could put him in the running to be the voice of his generation." --MTV
DJ Vinroc

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Rickshaw Stop
155 Fell St
San Francisco, CA, 94102
http://rickshawstop.com