Shark Toys

Shark Toys

 Los Angeles, California, USA
BandPopPunk

"ItÂ’s scribble-scribble guitar, boom-boom-boom drums and big sizzling smears of keyboard, and then varying degrees of composure and unhingement ... Billy Childish if his mind was unwound by Hardcore Devo instead of Kinda Kinks?" - LA RECORD

Biography

Shark Toys are a post-punk band from Los Angeles, CA.

2008-present.

Shark Toys were founded in 2008 by Danny (guitar, vocals) and Rina (keyboard, vocals) based on a shared love of bands like Beat Happening, Desperate Bicycles, Tronics, the Vaselines, and Clinic. Through many twists and turns the band now included Michael (bass, vocals) and Emanuel (drums). They released their debut LP (recorded by Monty Buckles of Lamps) on Dead Beat Record in January 2013.

Since their formation in 2008, the band has shared the stage with Ty Segall, Calvin Johnson, Silver Apples, Parquet Courts, the Spits, Protomartyr, the Intelligence, the Urinals, and many others.

Discography

Singles:

Stayed Up 7" - Felter Skelter (2010)
split cassingle (w/ Plasma Centre) - Scotch Tapes (2011)
TBA 7" - Mt. St. Mtn (TBA)

Albums:

Shark Toys LP - Dead Beat (2013)

Compilation Appearances:

Under the Covers Vol. 2 (A Tribute to Peter Case, Paul Collins, and Jack Lee of the Nerves) -Volar / I Hate Rock N Roll (2010)

Set List

Stayed Up, Library, Rainfall, Don't Know, What to Do, Downtown, Mutate Mutation, Took a Walk, Miles, Midnight Modernist, Crush on You (Tronics cover)