Thursday, February 20, 2014

The Super Zeroes at Saddles'n'Spurs

Fairly recently I discovered that old LA buddy, Kevin (ex guitarist of the Electric Ferrets) is also living in Las Vegas and has been playing bass in local band, Urban Disposal. He has now put together the Super Zeroes with his pal Ryan (who plays Spiderman down on Fremont Street, hence the concept for the band - though it would be cool if he wore his outfit on stage!). Joining them is Kevin's wife Joji on percussion and dancing - nowhere near enough percussionists in the city, and she was obviously really enjoying herself, which is refreshing - along with Kirk on bass and Joe on drums.

Their debut was at our local honky-tonk bar, Saddles'n'Spurs on a Tuesday "jam night", though, as the opener, the SZ's were able to for a 20+ minute mini-set. They brought in a nice handful of people and, while obviously a bit nervous on this, their first show, provided a cool set of poppy rock'n'punk. Yes, there were a few issues here and there, but a fun debut that gives hope for their follow-up. This is just me, but I would like to see a little more concentration on their presentation, but hopefully that will come with time, as well. I'm sure we'll be seeing them again soon!