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with Victor Krummenacher Band.
International Pop Overthrow Festival.
3101 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 (510) 841-2082
Record Release Party for "Risk Profile", with New American Farmers and more.
Sean O'Brien and His Dirty Hands - Next Live show
Sounds Like: Steve Wynn, Kim Salmon & The Surrealists, John Cale, The Pontiac Brothers, The Black Watch
Label: First Cold Press
Bio: Sean O'Brien is the original singer in the California band TRUE WEST. He ha also performed with DENIM TV and The MARIETTAS. He now performs as a solo artist and with his permanent band, The Dirty Hands. Solo CDs include Too Personal; Seed of Mayhem, Goodbye Game, The Drug of Memory and last year'...See Full Bio
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“San Fran rocker Sean O’Brien has been on the scene long enough to perfect his craft, having cut his teeth with the so-called “paisley underground” (notably as a member of the Davis, Calif., legends True West) and collaborated with a host of likeminded vets. His current touring band includes Camper Van Beethoven’s Greg Lisher, while the new Risk Profile album features Matt Boudreau on drums, Tom Hofer on bass and such guests as Lisher and musicians from Four Non Blondes, Engine 88 and Penelope Houston’s band. This spells a recipe in confidence and finesse, with O’Brien stepping decisively up to the songwriting plate. He swings for the fences right away with “Rehabilitated (I Want You),” all angular guitars and edgy rhythms. Then in rapid succession he essays woozy psychedelia (“Final Say”), jangly pop (“How I Hate That Hand”), and choogling rock (“I Can’t Say No”). There are also moments of expansive, atmospheric cinema, such as the brooding “Torn Down & ”