The Elegant Strangers formed spontaneously at the Westminster Corridor of Venice, CA. This is an area where some of the most gifted artists and musicians come to grab a cup of coffee and some conversation. The band is a bit of a mutation of the erstwhile Venice Roasters, keeping up their tradition of “roasting” (putting an upbeat, two-step tempo) to classic pop and rock music. Continue reading The Elegant Strangers→
Anus Kings has been a musical duo since 2006. They love Bad Brains, The Minutemen, Primus and Gillian Welch. The name is supposedly from a Butthole Surfers song. They have performed with bands such as Blackbird Raum, FIDLAR, Cool Moms, Big Sexy, The Shrine, The Chuck Dukowski Sextet, Basement, Hermit Thrushes, [Post-Foetus], and This Bike Is a Pipe Bomb. They are based out of Los Angeles.
In late 2013, Anus Kings wrote and recorded the album “Red, White and Blue” in Miami as Sunny War Band, released in 2015. Nino Moreno joins them live on drums. Their third full length album is “Days of Rain”.
Anus Kings is: Sydney Ward: Guitar/Vocals
Brian Rodriguez: Bass