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Hot Flash Heat Wave (Record Junkee)

February 25, 2022 | 19:30

£9

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San Francisco power trio Hot Flash Heat Wave take over Record Junkee for an intimate display of their hybrid indie-pop bangers.

The San Francisco trio of Adam Abildgaard, Nick Duffy, and Ted Davis have built a loyal following and constant buzz over the last several years, with the 2019 EP ‘Mood Ring’ standing as their most kaleidoscopic work to date. Merging the quintessential melodies of pop’s past with contemporary touches to forge something truly unique, Hot Flash Heat Wave is just starting to create their own sonic world.

Last year’s EP launched the group into a realm entirely different from their previous catalogue. It is their truest-to-heart release yet, synthesizing a wide range of influences encompassing My Bloody Valentine, Frank Ocean, New Order, and Toro y Moi into something that sounds new and refreshing. Mood Ring’s lead single “Glo Ride” bounces with a slight R&B tilt against a dark, trippy atmosphere, while “Sky So Blue” finds the band spiralling into full-on psychedelia, complete with layers of spell-casting keyboards and a wonderfully zonked-out breakdown.

And the future only seems brighter from here: with singles ‘Grudge’, ‘m o t i o n s’ and ‘Vampires’ teasing a 2022 LP, Hot Flash Heat Wave is preparing for the next step up the staircase in their colorful sonic journey, with determination to elevate their craft in the process.

Details

Date:
February 25, 2022
Doors:
19:30
Cost:
£9
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Organiser

The Leadmill
Phone:
0114 272 7040
Email:
info@leadmill.co.uk
Website:
https://leadmill.co.uk

Venue

Record Junkee
7 Earl Streeet
Sheffield, S1 3FP United Kingdom
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Disabled Access

The Leadmill offers a free companion ticket for disabled customers which must be booked in advance. To apply please email ticketing@leadmill.co.uk with proof of disability once a general admission ticket has been purchased.Examples of accepted proof: Disability Living Allowance (DLA) / Attendance Allowance (AA), Personal Independence Payments (PIPs), Blue Badges & The Access Card. We will review an application without the recommended evidence on a case-by-case basis.