Sic Alps are a noise pop group from San Francisco and perennially lysergic musical outlet of Mike Donovan, who formed the band with Adam Stonehouse (The Hospitals) in 2004. Current... provided by: last.fm
Aquarium Drunkard — The first Sic Alps studio endeavor following four scrappier albums and some even scrappier singles is also the first to make good on the promise of the band’s superb live shows, and a defining statement by one of the most exciting bands of the ... more info
Impose Magazine — On Saturday, October 27, Sic Alps headlined a Todd P presented show at Ran Tea House (which is an actual tea house during business hours). Opening sets were by Endless Boogie and Call of the Wild.
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Brooklyn Vegan — We'll keep you posted, but at the moment, Swans @ Bowery, Sic Alps @ Knitting Factory, and the show at Cake Shop are still listed as happening. Most other Sunday night shows we would have listed seems cancelled or... more info
Brooklyn Vegan — photos by Gretchen Robinette Thurston Moore & Loren Connors @ Public Assembly Tonight was characterized by a distinct lack of guitar music, and there's no better fuck-you to the six-stringer than a full set of duelling guitars. I know, it... more info
Impose Magazine — [Ed's Note: The following piece is considered part of the "Gonzo Missoula" series, while our man in gonzo filming John Yingling hides out in the expansive northwest for the next few months. Gonzo Chicago will return.]
To kick things off, here... more info
Guardian Music — (Drag City)Quite often San Franciscan longhair Ty Segall can sound like a fledgling Nirvana playing a Beatles song in a nearby toilet. At other times he sounds like Iggy and the Stooges, but high on sunshine. This prolific fuzz-rock guitarist may jus... more info
Impose Magazine — On the eve of San Franciscan garage rockers Sic Alps' fifth but first self-titled record, we minced words with Mike Donovan – band founder, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. We talked about the band's friendlier album and new line-up, Ty Se... more info