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Report & Photos From FYF Fest 2012

Ever since I was old enough to complain, my dad took great pleasure in the act of dragging my always-resistant ass to music festivals. A summer full of glorious music for him meant a summer full of unstifled groans from me. His taste in music back then — folk, folk, and nothing but folk –… More »

By: Aaron Lariviere / September 4, 2012 - 4:52 pm

Outside Lands 2012 In Photos

Over the weekend, thousands of fans flocked to this year’s Outside Lands at Golden Gate Park. Overcast and chilly weather was offset by the fire from the Metallica pyrotechnics and warm vibes from festival attendees. Neil Young & Crazy Horse turned up their guitars to close out Friday, Metallica blew everyone away with their hellfire… More »

By: Andrew Youssef / August 13, 2012 - 6:19 pm

New Two Gallants Video – “Despite What You?ve Been Told”

Clowns. No matter the context they sorta freak us out. In the video for Two Gallants’ dusty, scuzzy, free-flowing “Despite What You’ve Been Told,” a fairly friendly, albeit down-and-out looking clown, applies make up, pulls on a checkered jacket and goes out on the town with far less than 99 red balloons … all beside… More »

By: Stereogum / October 19, 2007 - 8:13 am

New Two Gallants – “Despite What You’ve Been Told” (And Album Art)

One thing you can’t take away from the James Joyce-indebted delta-blues punk-folk Saddle Creek duo Two Gallants: the guys know how to work. Last year Adam and Tyson played 200 some odd shows, met some friendly cops, and released the What The Toll Tells LP. But the San Fran bash ‘n’ finger-pickers are bent o… More »

By: Stereogum / September 12, 2007 - 4:02 pm

New Two Gallants – “Seems Like Home To Me”

After a year that saw them play 200 shows and have the most fucked up fall of their careers, delta-blues punk-folk Saddle Creek duo Two Gallants are looking to top all that in ’07 with two studio releases and, as is their way, a slew of shows. The first batch of tunes they’ll release i… More »

By: Stereogum / May 8, 2007 - 12:30 pm

Cop Hates Two Gallants

It’s not a party until a 14-year-old gets Tasered and a 90-year-old stand-up bass gets crushed. On Friday night at Walter’s in Houston, a police officer responding to a noise complaint allegedly went Altamont on Two Gallants’ ass without provocation. Houston Chronicle reports:Exactly how ? and why ? it all started depends on whom you… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / October 15, 2006 - 1:56 pm

Two Gallants/Sam Champion/Cold War Kids @ Bowery Ballroom, NYC 4/24/06

Every so often, a band you think you have pegged will evolve from a plain old “good act” to an absolute force of nature. And for some reason, you’ll beam like a proud papa. Last Monday, Bowery Ballroom’s lineup featured three bands worth knowing … but there was really only one set to remember. Meet… More »

By: Amrit Singh / May 1, 2006 - 3:05 pm