Superhumanoids: Local Band We Love

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From KCRW DJ Garth Trinidad:

I love it when people turn me on to music. It’s a huge help when fans, listeners, and friends present me with something they themselves really dig. It’s a kind and very personal gesture that I truly appreciate.

A few months ago, the editor of this blog, RR, turned me on to local band Superhumanoids. I found a CD with a note, took a listen, and immediately began playing one of the jams. I gravitated to “Hey Big Bang,” with vocals from the band’s sole female member, Sarah, at the forefront.

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That same evening, I get a text from the Superhumanoids show that gives major props to their stage skills and, weeks later, I receive a collection of remixes by the band for the likes of Local Natives, Blackbird Blackbird, etc.

Their electro-tinged, indie rock sound taps into the rare knowledge of deep bassdom, relative to street hop and nasty dance floor thump. That said, they have a certain soul about them and I’m intrigued. Looking forward to more from Superhumanoids in 2011.

Garth Trinidad

(Editor’s Note: Fans of LA pop punk band The Franks might recognize two of its members in Superhumanoids. They share a label, local indie Hit City USA.)