The Buttertones & Ron Gallo

The Buttertones & Ron Gallo

Tue 8/8/17

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$10 ADV/$12 DOS

This event is all ages

The Buttertones & Ron Gallo
The Buttertones & Ron Gallo
The Buttertones
The Buttertones’ Gravedigging is more a movie waiting to happen than an album—or a soundtrack just waiting to inspire a movie, with scene after scene of action, tension and release set to a sound that takes everything good and true about American music before the Beatles prettied it up (surf, sweet soul, the boss saxophone-overdrive garage of the Northwest wailers like the Sonics) and matches it to punk energy, post-punk precision and the kind of personality that blows the circuit-breakers at a backyard party. (Which actually happened, of course.) They’ ve even got casting suggestions if anyone wants to start filming—like Willem DeFoe, Winona Ryder, Lucy Liu, and Tommy Wiseau in as many roles as possible. Says guitarist Dakota Boettcher: “ We all love movies so much. When you listen to a soundtrack, it has peaks and it has lows, but it’ s a whole journey. That’ s what we want to do. We want you to go on a journey.”

Ron Gallo
...is 11 tracks of lyrical confrontation and laughter for cynicslaid down roughly on a bed of fuzz, chaotic structures and primal sounds evoked from a red Fender jaguar electric guitar -there is bass, there are drums and not much else besides the occasional icing (no artificial colors or dyes).It’s not comfortable and easily pinpointed and I’m sure that will create an issue for the desire for neat little boxes we have grown to love. On my shelf currently there is a Mahalia Jackson record sandwiched between “Funhouse” by The Stooges and Minor Threat.Lately on long drives, we’ve been deep into the Eckhart Tolle audiobook for “A New Earth”, a variety of comedy podcasts (specify), our friends and bands in our new adopted home of Nashville, stand-up specials and revisiting 90’s hits -oh, and listening to our own recorda lot to make sure the mixes are right on car speakers. My bedroom window curtains are orange. We tour in a maroon SUV.The band, RG3, consists of Joe Bisirri on bass and Dylan Sevey on drums.
Venue Information:
Slowdown - Front Room
729 North 14th Street
Omaha, NE, 68102
http://www.theslowdown.com