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||San Francisco, CA
Rebecca Bortman does the melodic stuff — sings, writes lyrics, and gyrates spasmodically on stage. Chad Thornton does the harmonic stuff — plays keys, bass and backup vocals. David Lean makes it all rockastic — plays guitar and bass. Andre Salcido bangs on the drums.
About the Artist“This first EP from My First Earthquake, entitled Tremors, is totally fun and infectious. The six tracks are adorned with plenty of synth and hip-shaking bass lines, making for a continuous stream of well-executed, straightforward indie pop.”
- The Deli SF
“With mainstream pop music getting studio-perfected to the point where we’re losing character for production clarity, a band like My First Earthquake possesses vintage charm.”
- SF Weekly
5 reasons to listen to My First Earthquake and not all the other bands clogging your pipes:
1. We are the cutest band [see cute photo] that will ever sing about
the following: cannibalism, pedophilia, rainbow parties, and soup.
2. We were brought together in the wake of a natural disaster. Like
3. Not to brag, but we're pretty sure our first EP, Tremors, can be
credited with at least one conception.
4. Looks like puppies talking smack.
5. Sounds like Debbie Harry and Devo doin' it in the back of a Dodge
We're four designers from San Francisco who play indie pop. Our sound
is heavy on the keys, guitars, and boy-girl harmonies. And this here
is our first EP, Tremors (the only seismic wordplay we'll use, promise).
2 vocal mics
Space for a keyboard stand
Happy to share a back line
January 2009 Noise Pop 2009
My First Earthquake release debut EP
by And they celebrate this release with . . . drumroll please . . . an EP release show this Sunday, June 1st, at the Make-Out Room. The show starts at 8:00, and $7 gets you in to see the EP-releasers...
MP3 of the Day: My First Earthquake
by With mainstream pop music getting studio-perfected to the point where we’re losing character for production clarity, a band like My First Earthquake possesses vintage charm. The San Francisco act...