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March 17, 2012
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Silicon Girls is three gleeful Eastside boys--David Fure, Jake Matthews, and Niko Stathakopoulos--of the Old Redmond Firehouse crew who make vertiginous, breakneck music complete with wobbling guitars, bratty vocals, and one educational number ("Greatriot!") that solemnly recites some Presidential similarities between Lincoln and Kennedy, kind of like if Sonic Youth taught your history class.
"Greatriot!" can be found on the Girls' new 9-song full-length, Rana, which includes a few manic instrumental tracks, some bow-sawing of the guitar, and an album-closing saga entitled "Tylenol Pt. 1" and "Tylenol Pt. 2." You can stream Rana in full on their Bandcamp page and then download for only $7. (Except for "Greatriot!," which these scholarly boys have made available for free.)
Silicon Girls, who've opened shows for Titus Andronicus and Kimya Dawson, next have a show at the Rendezvous on Wednesday, April 18, when they will open for Screaming Females, Neighbors, and So Pitted. The show starts at 9 p.m. and there's a $7 cover.