Posted in music | tour dates on August 30, 2012

by Bill Pearis

Bleeding Rainbow at Brooklyn Bowl, 8/29/2012 via @brooklynvegan Instagram
Bleeding Rainbow

Philadelphia's Bleeding Rainbow played Brooklyn Bowl last night with Oberhofer and Heavenly Beat and had a pretty good set, rocking more of a shoegaze-meets-X vibe now that they're a four-piece, playing songs mostly from their terrific new album, Yeah Right, which recently got moved from an October 2012 release to January 2013. You'll have another chance to see them before that as the band just announced they'll play Glasslands on October 10 and tickets for that show are on sale now.

Some of you may want to go just to see openers SISU which is Dum Dum Girls drummer Sandra Vu's band who make gothy postpunk/shoegaze a la Lush or Slowdive (with a slinky dash of Siouxsie perhaps). I caught them at SXSW this year and thought they were pretty good, despite their drummer being MIA. SISU's debut album is due out any minute, but in the meantime you can stream their Demon Tapes, Vol 2 EP below (and download it for free from Bandcamp). No other SISU tour dates at the moment but seems like a long trip from L.A. just for one show and CMJ just a week later.

Also playing are new wave fans Punks on Mars who just released a new single, "People Talk," on his Bandcamp which is also a free download and streamable below. If you like King Tuff or Jay Reatard or the Knack you should check 'em out.

Streams are below.

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Comments (3)

SISU are also playing one of the FunFunFun Fest Nites shows in November.

Posted by Anonymous | August 30, 2012 3:01 PM

SISU are playing 10/2 @ Death By Audio w X-Ray Eyeballs

Posted by Dave Mount | August 31, 2012 5:28 PM

I want they to come in my town too. It's really unfair to be deprived of a voice so beautiful, plus the artist's own charm.

Posted by Monica | November 22, 2014 7:31 AM

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