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Hotel BooksIcarus the Owlindie, pop-punk

Friday Oct 21, 2016

415 Central Ave., NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

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Hotel Books
Courtesy In Vogue Records

Hotel Books, the project of Californio Cam Smith, has a big, bad—and some would say faith-based—gig at the Co-Op (415 Central NW) on Friday, Oct 21. Originally a spoken-word performer who made his bread and butter being brave in Porterville, Paso Robles and the legendary Lodi in Califas, Smith became Hotel Books with the addition of guitarist Matthew Walker in 2011. After much regional success, Hotel Books officially became a band when Walker moved on and Jordan Leal of the emo band Papertowns. joined in. But the band really grew in popularity in the presence of a full ensemble of players including guitarists Dan Colasanto and Kaleb Thibeau as well as drummer Andrew Garcia. The result has been a style of rock that is reflective of the dudes’ inland roots spiced up with knowing nods to emo and ambient post-hardcore. Terming themselves an “art collective” Hotel Books is touring with the support of Portlandia’s post-prog pop-punksters Icarus the Owl. The Countdown, Witless and Examiner open the night’s sublimely self-loathing song-fest. It’s an all-ages show that costs 10 bucks for access; it begins at 7pm and get this: The tears you cry will be totally free.

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