Flipper Brings in Watt: Oldschool San Francisco punks Flipper have, till not too long ago, been fronted via Jesus Lizard guy David Yow however that length is now over. Moderately, SoCal punk icon Mike Watt (Minutemen, fIREHOSE, Stooges) is in, which must make for a captivating set. Penalty Kill, Funerol, and Jack Tripper additionally carry out.
Flipper only recently carried out on the Mosswood Meltdown in Oakland with the likes of Kim Gordon, Bikini Kill, the Dirtbombs, the Linda Lindas and Pansy Department.
In the meantime, Flipper is but every other band on Mike Watt’s resume, a person who additionally performs along with his personal Missingmen and Secondmen bands. He advised us in 2017 that, “There are 3 sorts of tasks. Those the place you inform other people what to do — write the song and inform them the right way to play it. Then there are those the place you sign up for a band and are advised what to do, corresponding to J. Mascis & the Fog, or The Stooges. After which there are the collaborations. The object with the Italian guys is like that. I despatched them some stuff with a host of holes in it to peer how they’d fill them. They’re all other they usually’re all adventures. In a different way, what’s the purpose?”
Flipper Brings in Watt: The development takes position at 8 p.m. on Friday, August 5 at Alex’s Bar.
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