Typesetter, Rebuilder, Save Ends

Coach & Sons Olde Time Family Booking presents:



Save Ends

Tue 2.19.19

8:00 pm

$10.00 - $12.00

This event is 18 and over

"Fans of '90s punk and indie have something to look forward to as Chicago's Typesetter bring their brand of bombastic emo-punk to Louisville. Touring in support of their soon-to-be-released 7-inch, Typesetter emphasizes melody over creating a sound that is equal parts Hot Water Music, Jawbreaker and Archers of Loaf. Self-described as brewgaze, Typesetter ably embody the working-class aspects of punk/indie not only as blue-collar punk crusaders but also in their simplistic approach to composition that seems to privilege having fun and enjoying the moment." —Syd Bishop (LEO WEEKLY, Louisville KY)
2014 Rock 'n' Roll Rumble participant and Boston Music Award nominee for 'Punk Artist of the Year', Rebuilder rips open the preconceived stitches of punk rock to deliver their expansive, mature, and complex sophomore album, "Rock & Roll In America". Their debut full-length on Panic State Records, "RNRIA" reinvents the self-proclaimed gnarly rock band's sonic footprint, transcending the traditional three chord punk progression and showcasing the evolution of the band's collaborative writing styles. Passionate, stirring and with a 'never say die' attitude in the same vein as Frank Turner or Against Me, Rebuilder's live shows are packed with the resilient emotion of DIY music inspired by the honest truth, the instinctual reaction and the second wind that holds you back from the brink of exhaustion. Rebuilder hit the scene in 2013 and has opened for acts such as The Dropkick Murphys, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, The Dead Milkmen and Stiff Little Fingers. 'Rock & Roll In America' was recorded, mixed and mastered by Jay Maas of Defeater at Getaway Studios in Haverhill. -Bishop & Rook

Rebuilder is Sal Ellington (vocals, guitar), Craig Stanton (vocals, guitar), Daniel Carswell (bass), Brandon Phillips (drums), Rick Smith (electric keyboard and organ)

"Rebuilder need to get on the road with some of skate-punk and pop-punk's great masters, like the Descendents and NOFX. Their one-two punch of two lead vocalists and straight barre-chord punk is catchy as hell, and deserves to be heard by the masses." – Do 617

"Loud, fast, pop punk with attitude." – Daykamp Music

"Rebuilder are the best kind of in-between from hardcore punk and early 90's skate punk. Bigass hooks, singalong choruses, gritty palm-muted guitars…go do a kickflip, break your wrist, and go to a Rebuilder show in your cast. That's how it should be." – Adam Parshall Allston Pudding

"A killer punk screed needn't exceed two minutes. Economical and phenomenal." – Jed Gottlieb Boston Herald
Save Ends
Save Ends
A minute or so into "PunkORama 30", the opening song on Warm Hearts, Cold Hands, Save Ends slugs their listeners in the face with a circle pit-worthy charge into the first verse of their first full-length.

It's only a little unexpected. Strength Vs. Will, their 2012 debut, displayed a band that mastered mid-tempo power-pop; full of rumbling guitars that play off of each other like the guy/gal vocals featured on each track, the self-released EP immediately impressed listeners, and it's no wonder that Tiny Engines scooped up the Boston band before any other labels could. So, when "PunkORama 30" leads with a similar melodic sensibility—with sparkling guitars and slow, stomping drums—then lunges suddenly into a double-time dash, it's a startling and exciting signal that Save Ends has applied a punk-rock punch to its pop sensibility.

Warm Hearts, Cold Hands follows the energetic trajectory set by this opening track. Some of the energy comes from the instruments—"Same Old Dice" throbs with Burton Wright's tom-heavy drumbeat, for example, while the piano on "Skeptical Sons / Curious Daughters" drips delicately against its roaring guitars. Other songs get their power from Christine Atturio and Brendan Cahill's complimenting vocals—from their confident voices bouncing off of one another in songs like "A Life They Wrote" or melting into harmony on "Song of Susannah", but also from their lyrics, which address life's relentless evolution; though they sneak some nerdiness into their songs (including references to Stephen King's Dark Tower and Dungeons and Dragons), the effect isn't alienation but solidarity.

And that's what makes Save Ends' first full-length so remarkable—its ability to connect with its listeners, draw them in with delicious melodies, and punch them in the gut.
Venue Information:
O'Brien's Pub
3 Harvard Ave
Boston, MA, 02134