Bias Tape members include Amal Bisharat (lead singer, guitarist, keyboardist), Blaise Smith (guitarist), Robert Wong (bass), and Michael Russell (drums). Of the musical comparisons made about Bias Tape, those most helpful with classification are: Blondie, U2, Cat Power, Billie Holiday, Coco Rosie, and Feist.
Collectively, the band has worked with a wide variety of producer/musicians including Steve Albini (Pixies, PJ Harvey, Nirvana, Will Oldham), Kramer (Luna, Galaxy, 500, Low), Scott Solter, and Desmond Shea.
Bias Tape's latest full-length CD, "Paper Doll" - 2014
Bias Tape's first full-length CD, "A Part", was recorded at Hyde Street Studios in San Francisco with sound engineer Chris von Sneidern. It was released October 23, 2008. The music is moody and sad at times, but it is also upbeat, complex and fun.
Upcoming Shows 2014 -
50 Mason Social House
July 18, 2014
$8 advance | $10 door
The Treacherous French (8pm)
Bias Tape (9pm)
The Tender Few (10pm)
Another Tangent (11pm)
Trevor the Fly (12am)
Past Shows -
Chief Enablers facebook.com/ChiefEnablers
Past Shows 2012 -
El Rio, SF
Fay Roy reverbnation.com/fayroy
3158 Mission St.
Gayle Lynn and the Hired Hands myspace.com/gayle
Sunday, May 23
4 pm Afternoon
Twang Sundays are Free
All Ages and $5 BBQ Pulled Pork
1600 17th Street
with Spell Talk, on tour from Salt Lake City & Cousin Chris Show
3158 Mission Street
Benefit Show for HACNS
21 + $5 - free eats - drink specials
3089 16th St ( at Valencia )
Links to the places that inspire us.
chasing the moon
Take Away Shows