Thursday, April 28, 2011

The Parties - Autumn Girl (mono single version)

Here's a genuine outtake from the Coast Garde sessions. We recorded two versions of this song. The "Sweethearts of the Rodeo" version made the record, but here's the "Notorious Byrd Brothers" version for your curiosity and enjoyment.

Friday, February 25, 2011

The Parties - live in Berkeley 11/2010

Not much new to report, so here's a video of us playing in Berkeley last November.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

THE PARTIES CD Release Week! Show 4 - The Hemlock Tavern

OK, OK, so record release week has gone on a little longer than seven days. Well, what can we say? We're still excited about our new record! Come on down to the Hemlock this Friday and help us celebrate. We're playing with two of our favorite bands, Trevor Childs and the Beholders, and The Love Dimension. We'll also be celebrating someone's birthday so the level of excitement is sure to be higher than normal.

Also, there's a piece about us and the show in this week's SF Weekly. Click here to check it out!

November 19, 9PM
The Hemlock Tavern
1131 Polk Street, SF
with Trevor Childs and the Beholders
and The Love Dimension

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

THE PARTIES CD Release Week! Show 2 - The Make Out Room

Our new record officially drops today so help us celebrate the release this Wednesday at the Make Out Room! We'll have copies for sale and there are some great bands playing with us.

Penny Arcade w/ host Raul Sanchez
REDEYE (France)
HANSI (solo)

Friday, October 29, 2010

THE PARTIES CD Release Week! Show 1 - Halloween at Hemlock Tavern

The Parties CD Release Week 
starts on Halloween 
at Hemlock Tavern!!!

This Sunday, October 31, we will be playing as a mysterious 60's band...who could it be?

We'll be joined by the fabulous Lotus Moons and The Crazies Will Destroy You.

9:15pm - The Lotus Moons
10:15pm - THE PARTIES
11:15pm - The Crazies Will Destroy You

$7 cover, 21 and over

The Hemlock Tavern
1131 Polk Street
San Francisco, CA

This is the first event of three to celebrate and promote our new Rainbow Quartz release "Coast Garde". As an added bonus, if you show up to all three shows this week you'll receive a free copy of the new record!!!

Oct 31 - Halloween Party @ Hemlock Tavern, SF
Nov 3 - Penny Arcade Showcase @ Makeout Room, SF
Nov 7 - Lennypalooza @ Starry Plough, Berkeley ALL AGES!!!



Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Mister Suave's Mod Mod Interview

The Parties were interviewed a couple months ago for Mr. Suave's Mod Mod World, a great podcast with a lot of great music. We talk with Rob Suave about what we're listening to, making the new record, and Billy Squier's second album. You can listen to the interview here.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

The Parties New Record, CMJ, and Halloween!!!

Hello There, lots of stuff to report!

The Parties new record COAST GARDE drops on Tuesday, November 2 - available on iTunes, Amazon, and finer record stores everywhere!

We have posted two brand new tunes on the website for your listening pleasure - go to to check’em out.

To celebrate the release of COAST GARDE we are proud to announce PARTIES CD RELEASE WEEK!!!

Beginning on HALLOWEEN…

Sunday, October 31 at Hemlock Tavern in SF we’ll be playing as a surprise 60’s band…mmm who could it be??? We’ll also play a bunch of tunes from the new record. Joining us on the bill are our friends THE LOTUS MOONS and THE CRAZIES WILL DESTROY YOU.

Wednesday, November 3 at Makeout Room, we’ll be playing The Penny Arcade Showcase hosted by Raul Sanchez with THESE HILLS OF GOLD, REDEYE (France), & HANSI (solo).

And finally,

Sunday, November 7 at The Starry Plough we’ll be playing a very special benefit show for Lenny Gill simply entitled LENNYPALOOZA!!! This is an all day, all ages fest featuring The Titan-Ups, Tippy Canoe & The Paddlemen, The Midway Delta, Loretta Lynch, The Parties, East Bay Grease, Pancho-San, and Adam’s new side project - I Love My Label (A Tribute To Stiff Records).

We’re playing CMJ in New York City this Saturday, October 23 at Local 269 at 10:15pm. If you have friends in NYC spread the word! If you live there come on down!

Local 269
269 E Houston St.
New York, NY

Thank you all for your support!!!