Union Transfer

1026 SPRING GARDEN STREET, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19123 Ι 215-232-2100

Diane Coffee

Diane Coffee

Peach Pit

Sat, November 11, 2017

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:30 pm

The Boot & Saddle

Philadelphia, PA

$12.00

This event is 21 and over

Diane Coffee
Diane Coffee
Everybody's A Good Dog is the first true realization of Shaun Fleming's Little Shop of Horrors -meets-Aladdin Sane vision, recorded in a proper studio with an assortment of guest artists, horn section, and string ensemble (all firsts for Fleming). The resulting 11 tracks are a sky-scraping sound kaleidoscope, touched with euphoric instrumentation and dark lyricism. 


Just as Diane Coffee's debut LP, 2013's 'My Friend Fish,' was inspired by Fleming's move from sunny California to New York City, Everybody's A Good Dog took shape after this former Disney child actor and current drummer for Foxygen uprooted again from NYC to the much smaller town of Bloomington, IN – "spontaneous moves have always helped to inspire my writing" he explains. This downsizing provided Fleming with a blank slate to create – "I missed the quiet. I missed having a fire. I missed the color green."

The songs on Everybody's A Good Dog capture this sense of clarity, channeling the New York Dolls or T-Rex at their strutting-est and Meatloaf at his most theatrical, with shades of Motown-worthy soul. The gentle psychedellia on opener "Spring Breathes" gives way to a pounding prog breakdown, "Mayflower" leads with a monster funk-fueled horn riff, while on "Tams Up" Fleming fronts his own one-man doo-wop group.
Peach Pit
Peach Pit
Peach Pit was brought to life in 2016 with the release of their now coveted debut EP, "Sweet F.A" (F.A. meaning "fuck all", after lead singer Neil Smith's love for the lazy life). Originating in Vancouver, Canada, the group formed when high school pals, Smith and Chris Vanderkooy, decided to collaborate on a musical project. Peter Wilton and Mikey Pascuzzi joined them on bass and drums creating their "chewed bubblegum pop" sound.

The group melds teenage angst with bummer summer vibes that have them sounding somewhere between Mac Demarco and Homeshake. With their laid back sound and lush lead vocals, their songs tell stories of backstabbing best friends and dying end of summer romances.

The group quickly developed a dedicated local fan base through their energetic live shows. In February 2017, a YouTube channel sent their self-titled track, "Peach Pit" viral after discovering it on their Bandcamp. The group quickly started to amass an international following and booking requests to play worldwide.

Peach Pit's quirky online posts and campy Ned Flanders-esque uniforms have ignited a highly engaged fan base. They're now gearing up to release their debut LP, "Being So Normal", on the Vancouver based indie label Kingfisher Bluez on September 15th, 2017 after which they'll hit the road, touring the U.S. and Canada including a Bumbershoot festival date, with a European tour in early 2018.

Peach Pit has quickly become the next big indie act to watch out for in the Pacific Northwest.

"Peach Pit display a knack for distilling ennui, angst, and disappointment into wistful, melodic indie pop" ~The Georgia Straight

"A delectably smooth brand of indie pop complete with hushed vocals and Steely Dan-indebted guitar runs." ~Exclaim!
Venue Information:
The Boot & Saddle
1131 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19147
http://www.bootandsaddlephilly.com