Get SF Weekly Newsletters

You searched for:

Start over

Search for…

Narrow Search

Music, Hear This Simian Mobile Disco: Show Preview

Simian Mobile Disco: Show Preview

Ever since Jas Shaw and James Ford split off from indie-pop outfit Simian circa 2006 to form Simian Mobile Disco, a cheeky sensibility has always underpinned the duo's slinky electro. On 2009's Temporary Pleasure, SMD mocked rich-kid opulence with "Audacity…
Tags: , , , , , ,
Music, Hear This Simian Mobile Disco: Show Preview

Simian Mobile Disco: Show Preview

James Ford and Jas Shaw come from a live band background, though you wouldn't know it from Unpatterns, the U.K. production duo's third full-length dance record as Simian Mobile Disco. There are no upfront vocal bangers or indulgent in-the-red moments;…
Tags: , , , , ,
Music, BeatBox Portable Monkey Dance

Portable Monkey Dance

Now that the indie dance genre has transformed from trend to movement, outfits like the U.K.-based Simian Mobile Disco have broadened their followings across the hipster landscape. After breaking up their vaunted electro-rock band Simian, producers James Ford and Jas…
Tags: , , , , ,