Night 1 - "Buds" with special guest Brutus VIII
Night 2 - "Sadboys" and "Nothing Yet" with special guest Lunch Lady
Night 3 - "All of it" with special guests "GladSir" and P.H.F. (on tour from New Zealand)
West Coast Tour on sale now
Pre-Order Vinyl Reissues
We are very excited to announce the vinyl reissues of @surfcurse first two albums available 7/6/18. Pre-order is available now from our webstore and bandcamp. The band will also be performing all three albums in full as well as new material during a 3 night Los Angeles residency. Tickets on sale now!
Upcoming live Dates:
July 6th - Los Angeles, CA @ The Hi Hat
July 7th - Los Angeles, CA @ The Hi Hat
July 8th - Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy
July 11th - San Francisco, CA @ The Rickshaw Shop
July 12th - Sacramento, CA @ TBD
July 13th - Reno, NV @ TBD??
July 14th - Arcata, CA @ Outer Space
July 16th - Seattle, WA @ The Vera Project
July 17th - Portland, OR @ Analog Theater
July 19th - Fresno, CA @ Strummers
July 20th - Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
July 21st - San Diego, CA @ The Irenic photo by : @forgeartmag
Pre-order Buds & Sadboys on 12" Vinyl here
Momma have shared their new single "Work" today via UPROXX.
Debut Album Interloper is available everywhere May 25th.
Los Angeles Release Show coming soon!
We also have a new merch bundle dropping today for Momma. Bundle together an online exclusive shirt designed by the band with any cassette or cd. Comes with a free button and available from sizes small-xl. Available here
Momma's new single For "Sidewalk" is out now
on all streaming/digital platforms
Check out the single review via Gold Flake Paint and pre-order a copy of their debut Interloper Now
Momma share first single for "Sidewalk" via Post Trash
Debut album Interloper out 5.25.18
Check out the premiere now via Post Trash
Pre-order Interloper now on cassette/cd here
Los Angeles songwriters Etta Friedman (18) and Allegra Weingarten (19) began their bedroom pop two piece, Momma, soon after meeting in high school and bonding over a mutual love of LA’s DIY scene. Inspired by the scene surrounding local all ages venues like The Smell and Pehrspace, the two started the recording project as a way to write about and reflect on their experiences as young women growing up today.After demoing a handful of the first songs they wrote together, Friedman and Weingarten got together over the summer of 2016 to record the six songs that would make up their debut EP, Thanks Come Again. The pair shared roles playing each instrument on the release, and worked with producers/engineers Sebastian Jones and Aron Kobayashi-Ritch to conjure the EP’s moody atmosphere.
After the release of Thanks Come Again in August 2016 Momma began more regularly playing shows across Los Angeles, performing alongside local favorites like Teeks (Austin Feinstein of Slow Hollows) and the solo projects of both Cleo Tucker and Harmony Tividad of Girlpool. After a year of playing shows, Friedman and Weingarten graduated high school and each moved out of LA to pursue higher education at different universities on the other side of the country. While apart the two continued to write on their own, slowly amassing material for their first proper LP. In 2017 Friedman and Weingarten invited multi-instrumentalists Zach Capitti and Yarden Erez to fill out Momma’s live band and began working out new arrangements for their follow up.
On Interloper, Momma’s new LP coming out later this year via Danger Collective Records, Friedman and Weingarten channel the sounds of north west garage and grunge acts like Helium and Sleater-Kinney while employing their unique songwriting and storytelling. Much of the songs on the album were initially conceived through late night conversations between the two girls once they reunited and reflected on their year spent apart. Friedman and Weingarten’s disjointed lyrics and infectious hooks give Interloper its intriguing character and show both women flexing their talents as musicians and writers. Momma captures the spirit of performers before them like Liz Phair, The Softies, and The Microphones, juxtaposing bright sonic textures with ominous vocal performances and complex subject matters.
Current Joys U.S. Tour Dates. "A Different Age" Out Now
Credit: Olivia Hemaratanatorn
04/08 Philadelphia, PA at PhilaMoCA
04/09 Brooklyn, NY at Transpecos
04/10 Boston, MA at TBA
04/12 Montreal, QC at Casa del Popolo
04/13 Toronto, ON at Hard Luck (early show)
04/14 Lansing, MI at Mac’s
A Different Age out now