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The Generics ...Orange County 3 piece original band The Generics (formerly Mosquito) plays at Zen Sushi on Thursday March 8th 9pm @Zen Sushi 2609 Hyperion Ave Los Angeles 90027 and on Wed.March 28th at MR.Ts Bowl in Highland Park at 9pm also! Please go to [please contact me for website address] for details .Listen to them Live On KXLU FM on Monday March 19th at 11pm on Maki's show.The Generics are an up and coming original indie rock band made up of 18 year olds(2 girls,1 guy) from Huntington Beach and ready to kick some a**...Mix The White Stripes,MudHoney,Sonic Youth,Nirvana,The Kills,X,Eagles of Death Metal together with Don Ho and thats what you get. They play all originals and are exciting live and most importantly have their own sound. This band has already generated a small buzz around town and have a few labels interested in them(ha ha ha!SURE). Come see how how 2 former teenage car thiefs meet up with a bass player and turn to other ways of messing with the system.
Live on KXLU FM in Los Angeles. Thanks to the great guys at Griff Dog Recording Studios in Huntington Beach The Generics are finishing up on their first real studio recordings with at least 13 songs and hopefully a label will decide that its good enough to put out and it won't find its way into the dollar bins at Vinyl Solution.....They will be playing Zen Sushi in Silverlake on the 8th and Mr.Ts Bowl on the 28th of March. Both shows are at 9pm . They will play live and be interviewed on KXLU FM on Monday March the 19th at 11pm. They would like to play some future shows with Rancid,Eagles of Death Metal,Cold War Kids and The Willowz who have a brand new album out this month.
Please read BIO below and go to : [please contact me for website address]
The Generics was hatched and let loose to infect the world about 10 months ago . Due to boredom in their habitat of Orange County and a few failed attempts at becoming mad scientists with evil plots to take over the world , they decided to form a rock band originally going by the name Mosquito ,changing the name to The Generics after finding another band called that as well as Sonic Youths and Smells Like Records own Steve Shelley had a supergroup called that and challenged them to a wrestling match for using the name.Just Kidding .
The Generics is made up of 3 18 year old teenagers .Nigel plays guitar and does a lot of screaming .Sashelle plays bass and breaks lots of strings. Kim plays drums and is a karate expert.
Nigel sings funny , dark , loud , fast, and romantic songs about religion, love, angst, politics, tonka toys, lifes troubles and personal experiences.
Onstage he is like a mad Fabio from Orange County that lost his car keys and needs to use the restroom.
While the rhythm section of Kim and Sashelle looks like porcelain dolls that came to life to make havoc and create mischief.
If you took the White Stripes, The Kills, Smashing Pumpkins, Mudhoney,Nirvana,
and Wire and mixed with ice in a blender, you wouldn’t have a great mixed drink
but instead The Generics sound on the rocks.
The Generics are constantly writing new material and changing their sounds.
A few influences besides the ones mentioned are The Cramps, Circle Jerks, Crime, Don Ho, Hazil Adkins , The Fall , Soundgarden , Pavement, Xtc , ABC, Black Sabbath , Radiohead , Germs, Menudo , Chavez, Pearl Jam and too many to mention. They sound nothing like their influences .
Their first show was on KXLU FM in Los Angeles last March. Since then , they have played at Hogue Barmichaels , AAA Elecktra , and opened up for William Tell of Something Corporate at the Galaxy and other venues in Orange County .
When not making plans to take over the air-waves , The Generics enjoys camping, shopping for vintage gear, buying records at Vinyl Solution in Huntington Beach and eating Mexican food at Fiesta Grill Mexican in Huntington Beach. They also love pizza !
They recorded a demo on a very limited budget of $50 and it will have to do for now until K-Tel or another good label offers them creative control and a beauty spa membership.
Soon you will find comic books, playing cards, sweat socks ,wristbands ,shirts,headbands,and Frisbees with the Mosquito logo on it for sale.
PS looking for fire-eaters ,sword swollowers ,midgets,jugglers,lego architects , magicians, and freaks for stage shows.
By Ian Uranus