PICTURE THIS: Happy Fangs + The Trims + Survival Guide @ Rickshaw Stop, SF 1/31/15

February 02. 2015 | By Leslie Hampton

Happy Fangs @ Rickshaw Stop, San Francisco 1/31/15
Happy Fangs celebrated the release of their new record, Capricorn. Over the years their sound and live performance has taken shape with the tradition from a duo, to a three-piece with the amazing drumming by Jess Gowrie.

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Singer Rebecca Bortman is an intense surge of energy that never drops. The mix of her positive stage presence, guitarist Michael Cobra rocking riffs and Gowrie’s thunderous drumming, creates a unique live dynamic.

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Fans suited up in warpaint and joined the punk glam tribe in a rock frenzy. Happy Fangs also curated an evening of music that was both eclectic and complementary.

The Trims @ Rickshaw Stop, San Francisco 1/31/15

The Trims

The Trims provided solid rocking reverb in their signature Interpol-esque wall of sound drone.

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Survival Guide served up an impressive set and the first as a three-piece. New dynamics with a live drummer, layered vocal harmonies and core member Emily Whitehurst reclaimed her position center stage.

Survival Guide @ Rickshaw Stop, San Francisco 1/31/15

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