- Detroit, MI - The Magic StickSaturday Aug 24th, 2013 at 7:30 pm
Nice Hooves is a group of five people from Detroit who make music right now.
Four members come from Detroit hardcore punk mainstay, The Armed. Aaron Jones, Randall Kupfer, Kenny Szymanski and Tony Wolski throw guitars, bass, drums and occasionally themselves directly at the crowd. All the while Dave Graw – formerly of Detroit’s Bang Bang! – sings, screams and often rants.
Coming together organically after Graw provided vocals on a track for The Armed's 2011 Young & Beautiful EP, they quickly amassed more songs than expected. Before playing a single show and after only a few months of existence, the band recorded an LP worth of material in 2012 with Kurt Ballou (Converge, High On Fire, Doomriders) at Godcity Studio in Salem, MA. Upon their return, the band wasted no time in establishing themselves as one of Detroit's most volatile live acts.
June of 2013 will finally see the release of the Hooves' anticipated self-titled debut album – an exercise in getting pissed at the things all of us should get pissed at.
Stream the record on Bandcamp.
Music video for "Roots" by Nice Hooves (A track off the forthcoming full-length)
Work done by Gentlemen
Concept, design & animation by David Graw
Camera Aaron Jones
All rights reserved. 2012 Gentlemen, LLC.
Recorded at God City, Salem, Ma By Kurt Ballou
Music video for "Play Jazz" by Nice Hooves (A track off the forthcoming full-length)
Produced & Directed by Gentlemen
Edit - Derek Swanson
Art Direction - Tony Wolski & Dave Graw
DP/Camera - CJ Benninger
Composite / Graphics - Dave Graw
Color Grading - Chuck Klatt
Sound Design - Andrew Smetek
Make Up Artist - Marguerite Adragna
Female Wardrobe provided by Kelly Lynne
All rights reserved. 2012 Gentlemen, LLC
Recorded at God City, Salem, MA By Kurt Ballou
Produced by Gentlemen.