JEFF the Brotherhood

JEFF the Brotherhood

Hunters, Las Rosas

Sun, May 19, 2013

Doors: 8:00 pm

Mercury Lounge

New York, NY

This event is 21 and over

JEFF the Brotherhood
JEFF the Brotherhood
JEFF consist of brothers Jake and Jamin Orrall - an explosive 2-piece of 1970's inspired post-punk-riff-rock. No throwback act, JEFF's unending consistency makes their bare-bone rawness a contemporary calling card. Fall of 2010 will see the release of their sixth full-length. Known as a tireless live act, JEFF The Brotherhood have co-billed tours with Ted Leo & The Pharmacists, Shonen Knife, Screaming Females and Ty Segall. And they are also the founding members of the infamously defunct Be Your Own Pet.

"JEFF The Brotherhood seem like the type of boys that would steal both your whiskey and your sister's virtue, and still earn a standing invitation to play your basement." - Village Voice

"Boozy and Ballsy" - Ohmyrockness.com

"Just try to get through one of their sets without stomping your foot and pumping your fist." - Nylon Magazine
Hunters
Hunters
Equal parts Motorhead, Sonic Youth and maybe the early Misfits, Hunters boast an aggressive, raw style of punk. Since February, they've been rising through the ranks, thanks to a 2-song offering mixed by Nick Zinner (Yeah Yeah Yeahs).
Las Rosas
Las Rosas
Las Rosas are tres hombres. That’s ZZ Top for three dudes. Jose Boyer is a Mexican from Mexico. He used to play bass in a band called Harlem who had a pretty cool LP on a pretty cool label called Matador. After going on a psychedelic journey brought on by consuming some bad shellfish he decided that he was done with bass and wanted to play guitar and sing. He immediately called up his long-time musical collaborator and relaxation aficionado, Christopher “Fort” Lauderdale and asked him if he wanted hit some drums. He did. Still in need of a bassist Jose and Christopher scoured OK Cupid for nearly 45 minutes. That’s when they came upon Jose Aybar. Even though he was Dominican they still liked him. Not only did Jose A. share the same name as Jose B., but he also plays with Brooklyn lifer/legends Wild Yaks and does an amazing Denzel Washington impression. This seemed cool to Jose B. and Christopher. So they asked him out and it got serious. They released a self-titled EP, and followed it up with a cassette tape called “Flowers In The Sun” on Burger Records. Pretty cool.
--Jay Green
Venue Information:
Mercury Lounge
217 E Houston St.
New York, NY, 10002
http://mercuryloungenyc.com