The Veldt

The Veldt

The Breaks, Your 33 Black Angels

Tue, March 12, 2013

Doors: 8:30 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

Local 506

Chapel Hill, NC

$8.00

This event is all ages

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The Veldt
The Veldt
Formed by identical twin brothers singer/guitarist Daniel and guitarist Danny Chavis, and rounded out by drummer Marvin Levi on drums and bassist Dave Burris, The Veldt quickly became the "must see attraction" of the quirky art-rock scene in Chapel Hill, NC (which also held bands like Superchunk, Polvo and Dillon Fence in its ranks). The Veldt released their first proper record, Marigold's, on Stardog/Mercury, in 1992. Marigold's was received well enough to earn the band a much more lucrative contract with Polygram Records. The result was the cult classic Afrodisiac recorded and produced in London, England with Ray Shulman (The Sugarcubes,The Sundays, etc.) at the helm. Afrodisiac's under current rumblings eventually rose to cause a storm as the band soon found themselves sharing stages with likes of Oasis, The Cocteau Twins, The Pixies, Fishbone, Corrosion Of Conformity and a host of other seminal alternative bands. After two more records, Universe Boat on Yesha Recordings and Love At First Hate on their own imprint, End Of The World Technologies, Danny left the band preceded by Burris who left the music business for a career in film in 1994 (he is currently the producer for CBS's hit show Survivor). The Veldt continued on in various incarnations until it was put to bed in 2007. After relocating to New York City, Danny and Daniel focused on their new band Apollo Heights. This time around, The Chavis brothers pushed their musical boundaries with more electronica and trip hop influenced back drops to create texture with Daniel's soulful falsetto croon. Their last recording, White Music For Black People, featured the twins and special guests Mos Def and Lady Miss Kier from Delite fame. TV On The Radio's David Sitek handled some of the production with Danny and Daniel doing the rest.
The Breaks
Your 33 Black Angels
Your 33 Black Angels
Best known for raucous late-night shows at Brooklyn's DIY venues with as many as 4 guitars, two drummers, keyboards and a rotating cast of guest musicians, Your 33 Black Angels are supporting their newest album, Moon and Morning Star, out now on iTunes and available on 12" vinyl.

"They have a distinctly New York take on psychedelic pop, piling on distortion, delay, and reverb, where they reference past local institutions like the Velvet Underground in their lysergic-sopped drones." MTV Hive www.mtvhive.com
"Your 33 Black Angels offer tuneful, vaguely new-wavey guitar pop." Timeout NY
"Y33BA obviously has something for everyone." Houston Press

Their massive, always-changing lineup consists of JW (guitar, vocals), D. Rosato (guitar, vocals), A. Gerard(guitar, vocals), S. Sunshine (bass guitar), JOC (drums), B. Kast (mouth harp, guitar, words), JR (keys, squeezebox), G.Wanderson (drums) and many others.
Venue Information:
Local 506
506 W. Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC, 27516
http://www.local506.com/