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Sep 2

Tidelands SF Record Release!

With Tidelands, Yassou Benedict and Hannah Werdmuller at Hemlock Tavern


Sunday 2 September 2012 at 9:00pm


Hemlock Tavern
1131 Polk Street, San Francisco, 94109, United States

Tel: +1-(415)-923-0923


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Sunday 09/02 9:00pm
Hemlock Tavern, 1131 Polk, SF

Tidelands is the musical collaboration between songwriter / guitar and flugelhorn player Gabriel Montana Leis and drummer /keyboardist Mie Araki. Sharp poignant songs with poetic lyrics are uniquely arranged with looped guitars and vocals, glorious horns, Moog synth bass lines, and boy / girl harmonies.

Tidelands' new album We've Got A Map: "Each song is composed of layer upon layer of flugelhorn, moog synth, guitar, and drums ... Because we know that Leis and Araki are the only members of the band, listening to We’ve Got A Map becomes a mental challenge in imagining how Tidelands would manage to play each song at a live performance." - Mayumi Okamoto - The Owl Mag

Yassou Benedict play ear-catching experimental pop music with densely layered harmonies and complex rhythmic structures anchored by the mesmerizing stage presence of bassist and lead singer Lilie Bytheway, whose diverse and natural vocals range from the soulful to the haunting and ethereal.

Hannah Werdmuller is an independent singer-songwriter based in Berkeley (originally from Edinburgh, UK). With her quirky lyrics, powerful vocals and catchy tunes, Hannah was voted #4 Best Female Vocalist in the People's Music Awards 2011 for independent musicians. She was also a featured artist in the Geek Pop Festival 2011, and was one of God Is In The TV's Joe Coyle's top three picks of 2011. Hannah Werdmuller’s debut full-length album, Pre-Apocalyptic Love Song, was released in November 2010.


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