Geographer

Neumos Presents

Geographer

Nine Pound Shadow

Sunday 5/7

8:00 pm

$16.00 - $18.00

This event is all ages

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Geographer
In the summer of 2005, after a series of deaths in the family, Michael Deni left his hometown in New Jersey for San Francisco. He spent the next several months with his guitar and a synthesizer, turning that tragedy into the songs that would soon become the foundation for Geographer. With the additions of cellist Nathan Blaz and drummer Brian Ostreicher, Geographer spent the next year cutting their teeth in the Bay Area, winning over crowds with the heart-pounding epics that make up their debut record, 'Innocent Ghosts'. After being selected one of three 'Undiscovered Bands You Need To Hear Now' by SPIN Magazine and garnering considerable word-of-mouth praise from their energetic live shows, the band signed to San Francisco-based label Tricycle Records, releasing a 7" single for the song 'Kites' in October 2009. 'Animal Shapes' follows up 'Kites', building on the synth-driven aesthetic of the single, while irking with darker, more esoteric underpinnings. The record merges Geographer's aptitude for crafting beautiful, haunting melodies with textural sounds and polyrhythmic energy, marking an evolution of their distinct style. With the overwhelming response to the release of 'Kites' and 'Animal Shapes', punctuated by a dynamic and engaging live set, the band has already begun to make an indelible mark on the ears of music fans worldwide.
Nine Pound Shadow
Nine Pound Shadow is a happy-go-lucky band of family and childhood friends fashioning catchy melodies in the flats of West Berkeley.

They grew up humming old-school pop tunes and somehow, note-by-note, the power and mystery of classic music wound its way into the kid's mongrel DNA. The understated prettiness of simpler times grabbed their imaginations and steered their dreams.

As songwriters and performers, a timeless quality can be faintly heard in their music and their voices and underneath words they sing.

Born out of sounds past, re-forged into something raw and new, Nine Pound Shadow's music provides a vital voice to lovers and dreamers in wild times of trouble and change.
Venue Information:
Neumos
925 E Pike St
Seattle, WA, 98122
http://www.neumos.com/