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The Wild Ones

- UK Norwich, UK Pop / 60's


Label: Rock Island Music

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  • Sat

    Aug 23

    Providence, RI, US | 4:00pm
    121 South Main Street
    Providence, RI, US
    Sat Aug 23 4:00pm


    Wild Ones The Columbus Cooperative proudly presents WILD ONES (PDX) with special guest TBA August 23rd Upstairs at the Columbus Theatre Doors 8pm, Show 9pm $10 advance, $12 day of show All Ages, 21+ with ID to drink for more information - Wild Ones on Bandcamp Wild Ones "Keep It Safe" live at the Piano Fort

  • Wed

    Aug 20

    Indianapolis, IN, US | 4:00pm
    Big Car
    Indianapolis, IN, US
    Wed Aug 20 4:00pm


    Wild Ones In late 2012, Wild Ones was on the verge of collapse. Guitarist Clayton Knapp had blown out an eardrum, the band's original drummer left the group and his replacement, Seve Sheldon, was in the hospital with a punctured lung, practicing songs on a drum pad with a tube sticking out of his chest. The band's members had funneled all of their money into a debut record, Keep It Safe, that had taken a year to write and nine months to record and mix. Fans and followers began to wonder if that record would ever see the light of day. It was make-or-break time. Wild Ones made. Instead of folding in the face of financial drama, injuries and personnel changes, Wild Ones took a deep breath and adjusted to its new surroundings. This band is used to adjusting. Since its formation in 2010, Wild Ones has insisted on operating as a DIY collective. The band recorded and mixed its debut as a group (with help from engineer David Pollock). Sometimes considering each members' opinion meant endless revisits and tweaks to the album's tracks. The process was time-consuming, but it was also worth it. "That was a reaction to the bands we had been in before," says lead vocalist Danielle Sullivan. "This band was born out of our desire to have a democratic, all-inclusive music-making process." Going it aloneeven the artwork on Keep It Safe was created by Wild Ones keyboardist Thomas Himescomes with its fair share of challenges. Most of Wild Ones' debut was recorded in a two-story East Portland warehouse rehearsal space, where the band was surrounded on all sides by rock acts like Quasi and the Thermals. Wild Ones would get to their practice space around 8 am to record, often grabbing quick takes between thunderous drum solos from down the hall. "Somewhere on the record, if you listen close enough, you can probably hear the metal band next door," Himes says. "When we went in that room in March, it was raining," says Knapp. "When we finished recording in October, it was raining." Keep It Safe, the album that finally emerged after well over a year of gestation, is bigger than the sum of its meticulously gathered parts. Even now, the band's sound continues to evolve. Wild Ones' members come from vastly disparate musical backgroundsguitarist Nick Vicario was a Portland punk icon long before he turned 18; bassist Max Stein is a classical composerand all of their experiences inform pop music that is influenced by everything from german techno to American R&B. These are sounds that don't usually come packaged together, but in the able hands of Wild Ones, they seem like a perfectly natural fit.

  • Tue

    Aug 19

    Chicago, IL, US | 4:00pm

    Chicago, IL, US
    Tue Aug 19 4:00pm


    Wild Ones - Guest Tuesday 08/19/2014 8:00 PM |21+|$8 Adv. / $10 Doors Sadly Wild Ones have to postpone their upcoming date with us. A future date will be announced in the coming weeks. In the meantime, refunds are available at point of purchase.

  • Tue

    Aug 12

    New York, NY, US | 3:00pm

    New York, NY, US
    Tue Aug 12 3:00pm


    CHLOE SUNSHINE - REY PILA - WILD ONES - DARK RIFT - JOHNNY LEWIS Tuesday, August 12, 2014 $8 CHLOE SUNSHINE11pmWebsiteREY PILA (residency)10pmWebsiteWILD ONES9pmWebsiteDARK RIFT8pmWebsiteJOHNNY LEWIS7pmWebsiteadvance tickets available at TICKETWEB.COMWebsite

  • Thu

    Aug 7

    Northampton, MA, US | 8:00pm

    Northampton, MA, US
    Thu Aug 07 8:00pm
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