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Fri. December 13, 2013
El Ten Eleven | San Francisco, CA |
Presented by Slim's

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Slim's (MAP)
333 11th St.
San Francisco, CA
US 94103

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Also Appearing:
Slow Magic

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415-255-0333

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"I really hope people don't say that we are a math rock band!" doubleneck guitar/bass virtuoso Kristian Dunn exclaims while discussing his duo, El Ten Eleven's, new album Transitions. Acoustic and electronic drummer Tim Fogarty adds, "We get labeled all kinds of things from post-rock to ambient to experimental... all of those make us cringe. So far my personal favorite label for the band has been 'Power Duo'... it's kind of ridiculous but I like it."

Despite the absence of lyrics, their latest release, their fifth studio full-length album, may be the most personal to date. "Tim and I have been through a lot in the past couple of years," Dunn reflects. "We've both been divorced, moved to different cities, Tim went through some really dark times, I got remarried and had a kid... for a while things were uncertain and we threw ourselves into the new record and it called for more than just short pop structures."

Thus, the title track, 'Transitions,' which clocks in at over ten minutes long, is a twisting journey of sublime unpredictability. But the band's ability to write catchy, emotional hooks hasn't been lost.

"The problem I have with most math rock bands or prog rock bands is that they are usually just showing off for other musicians. 'Ooh! Look what I can do!' We're just not interested in that. We want everyone to come to our shows!"

And they do. The band has been touring almost non-stop for the last eight years...