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UME – The Vandelles

Ume — pronounced ooo-may — is an Austin-based power trio recently named one of the nation’s top unsigned bands by Rolling Stone Magazine. Praised for their passionate mash-up of melodic hooks and raw, unadulterated power, Ume — who recently gained the endorsement of Fender guitars — was one of 16 bands picked to compete in the magazine’s contest (www.rollingstone.com/choosethecover) that puts the cover decision in readers’ hands for the first time ever.

In between working hard on a full-length album to follow up their Sunshower EP, Ume has been busy touring, delivering a CMJ performance touted as “molten as hell” by Pop Times. A recent performance in San Francisco caught the eye of Noise Pop blog writers, who described Ume guitarist’s “maniacal guitar work, blistering chops and arresting charisma” as poised to “give every leading lady from Joan Jett to Karen O a run for their money, while resuscitating an arguably hibernating genre within the indie music circuit: pure rock and roll” (mySpoonful.com). Ume is returning to San Francisco to play the Noise Pop Festival on Feb. 23 and then heading back to Austin for SXSW, where they will perform March 17 at the Village Voice Day Party and on March 19 at Skinny’s Ballroom as part of the Modern Outsider Showcase.

The Vandelles are rock n’ roll noir at its finest. Their songs are the perfect soundtrack to rain-slicked city streets at night, and the lust, betrayal and violence that filters through them. The band thrives on layers of fuzz and a wall of reverb-laden guitar noise, and they also harbor a penchant for 60s garage pop melody and surf rock riffs. Those expecting the Vandelles to sound like their Brooklyn contemporaries Vivian Girls or Crystal Stilts would be wrong—they channel a dirtier, scuzzier aesthetic more on par with the Cramps, Suicide, X, or even Link Wray. On the new release, Del Black Aloha, songs like “Lovely Weather” and “Dash N’ Dive” find the band’s ragged riffs, crooned vocals and crushing, dread-inducing pedal manipulations forming a perfectly sinister sound that both terrifies and transfixes the listener. Definitely not recommended for those who suffer from anxiety, late-night panic attacks, or criminal thoughts. – Bill Dvorak

Event Venue :  MilkBoy

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UME
When: July 26, 2013
Time: 9:30pm
Where: MilkBoy
Cost: $$8 - $10
More Info: www.milkboyphilly.com
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