Gustaf from NYC came through KAOS and injected us with infectious grooves that radiate a surreal need to move, question time, and meet Kioma's nine sisters.
Tigers of Youth are a Portland, Oregon band creating bright-edged soul-rock. TOY exists to create music for both old souls + the young at heart. Stylistic inspiration comes from groups such as Young the Giant, Vampire Weekend and Twenty One Pilots. tigersofyouth.com/
Bent Knee from Boston is a band without frontiers. Its borderless sound combines myriad influences from across the rock, pop, minimalist, and avant-garde spectrums into a seamless, thrilling whole. www.bentkneemusic.com/
Lord Baldwin is an Olympia based singer-songwriter, keyboardist and guitarist. Emerging from the 60s rock era, he developed a distinctive and rather eclectic style that blended folk, rock and jazz. He has recorded more than 50 albums as well as being the author of two novels, Stepping Between The Ants, and Heads, or Tales From The Summer Of Love. Featuring music and an interview detailing his rich musical history!
Hailing from the high desert city of Reno, Nevada, Quinton Bunk played songs from his debut album! This is his solo venture outside of the typically hardcore/punk oriented bands he is typically associated with. quintonbunk.bandcamp.com/
Portland based Jessica Dennison + Jones came by KAOS to play some tunes from their self-titled debut! Songwriter/guitarist Jessica Dennison is accompanied on lead guitar by Jessica Jones, weaving through intimate narratives of relationships and aloneness, impermanence and the search for peace. They often perform as a duo, and on special occasions, like at KAOS, they are joined by Randy Bemrose and Joe Jiang. Find their music at www.jessicaband.com/
Seattle musician, Jon Fickes of A View of Earth from the Moon played a set at KAOS! Featuring acoustic renditions of songs from his latest Closer to a Ghost album as well as never before heard songs!