TRMRS (pronounced “tremors”) are a young four-piece band from Costa Mesa, California, who make music in their own self-stylized genre “trash-pop.” If you’re wondering what “trash-pop” is then think of the basics of surf-rock, add a bit of scuzz, a sprinkling of psych, some feedback, crashing cymbals and rasping vocals and you’re more or less there.
Still can’t picture it? Maybe listening to their music over at their Bandcamp will help. That includes their LP Sea Things and the newly-released EP Tape: Side B, which is free to stream over there, or below, and yours to download for a mere $5.
TRMRS have come a long way since forming in early 2010, having shared the stage with the likes of Ty Segall, Tijuana Panthers, Shannon and the Clams, The Spits, Audacity, Reigning song and more. But they’re far from done touring. Dates of their current tour are below, and a video of their live performance (a cover of The Rolling Stones’ “Jumpin’ Jack Flash”), which as you can probably guess from their music, is a complete riot.
July 29th – TAPE RELEASE PARTY w/ PANGEA — LOS ANGELES, CA
July 30th – JOHNNY RAD FEST w/ THE SPITS, REIGNING SOUND — SAN DIEGO, CA
Aug 5th – ENGINE WORKS w/ BLASTED CANYONS — SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Aug 6th – SMMR BMMR FESTIVAL w/ SHANNON AND THE CLAMS — PORTLAND, OR
Aug 7th – FUNHOUSE w/ GUANTANAMO BAYWATCH — SEATTLE, WA
Aug 8th – NEW FRONTIER w/ GUANTANAMO BAYWATCH— TACOMA, WA
Aug 9th – HALOCENE w/ GUANTANAMO BAYWATCH — PORTLAND, OR
Aug 10th – TOTAL TRASH FEST W/ AUDACITY, TY SEGALL — OAKLAND, CA
Aug 13th – PACIFIC FEST W/ BLACK LIPS, CUT/ COPY, GROWLERS — TUSTIN, CA
Aug 17th – BURGER RECORDS w/ NIGHT BEATS — FULLERTON, CA
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