Northern Nomads

Northern Nomads

Marcel, Perfect Families, Bears and Other Carnivores

Friday 7/27

7:00 pm


Northern Nomads
Marcel is the artist of Good Looking Records' Cookin' Records imprint. He had two albums at the German company UCMG/Mole Listening Pearls (Viginti etduo, Cirrus maximus). In 2004, the album "Gambler's Delight" came out on Good Looking's downtempo sublabel Cookin' Records. You can find his latest releases on the Good Looking Records' cd Earth vol.6., "Jealous" and "Solitudo 3".

Marcel also records as Carmel alterego. He released a 12" under this jazzy Carmel alterego titled "Nujazzkiller" at Fluid Ounce in 2002, from which "Harakiri blues", a crazy acid track with opera samples was a favourite of many djs, nevertheless Gilles Peterson used to play this tune out frequently.

More recently the Carmel releases will come out at Tru Thoughts Records (Quantic's record label), where the last release was actually the Quantic: Off the beaten track (Carmel remix).

Marcel use to play unique live acts with samplers, synthesizers etc.
Perfect Families
Seattle duo Perfect Families is comprised of brothers and multi-instrumentalists, Joel and Micah Smith. Their latest work is a dreamy exploration of indie pop, complete with grooving bass, gripping vocal melodies, and meandering guitars. The brothers' do-it-yourself approach to recording and production results in a texture-rich blend of drowsy synthesizers and down-tempo, pseudo-electronic drum work.

The band has been building a steadfast following in the Pacific Northwest for the last four years, performing regularly in Seattle and Portland. They are known for their surprisingly energetic live shows featuring longtime friend Raven Macdaniels on guitar and enthusiastic newcomer Jeff Klein behind the drums.

Gradients, the brothers’ third self-released album, is scheduled to drop on cassette, CD and in digital formats on August 16, 2017. They’ll be celebrating with a release show at Barboza that night featuring local groups Cloud Person, SHIVERTWINS and Black Giraffe.
Bears and Other Carnivores
Bears and Other Carnivores launches into a grizzly attack! This long-hibernating team will lull you in with haunting vocal and string melodies and snatch you before you know it with aggressive guitar and drum rhythms.
Venue Information:
925 E. Pike St.
Seattle, WA, 98122