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Spanspek Spotlight 2016 - Sci-Fi Caper

GOOOOOOOOD MORNING EVERYBODY! It's 11:44pm as I write this and us Spanspek dudes have been hard at work getting everything ready for Spanspek 2016. It's fun, I just ate a blueberry muffin and I'm flying high! So lets get to it, no?

Next up for the Spotlight treatment is Fresno Friendcore Favorite and all around awesome band SCI-FI CAPER!!!
Here's what we had to say about the band and their latest LP (the excellent Star Stuff) back in June 2016:

In all of Friendcore there is no more beloved band than Sci-Fi Caper. The trio have remained perennial favorites in the scene and greater Fresno area due to their infectious power pop ditties. On their latest, the Beyonce-esque surprise album Star Stuff, the band delivers more of their finely crafted twee punk...

Songs like the energetic "So Stressed", hum along jubilantly at a lightening two minutes, revels in the anxieties that creep up once liquid crutches are left behind.  Pokemon cribbing "Baja Blastoise (What Are You Waiting For)" laments the passage of time without personal growth.  And the riff heavy "Slipping Away" even asks the question "Do I deserve to be happy?" Though full of infectious pop hooks, these songs are not for the faint of heart.

But you know what, that's ok. Star Stuff reveals a greater truth about the band that's always been evident to its fans.  Namely that there's a shit ton of depression behind all those sunny tunes.  But if anything, the knowledge that one of my favorite bands goes through the same feelings of helplessness and sadness I do is extremely comforting.  It makes Sci-Fi Caper a companion on the journey to hopefully better days. It's the albums greatest strength.  

Well, that and the fact that there's not a dud song in the bunch.  From the epic opening of "Sleeper" to the scene anthem "Chinatown", Star Stuff is pop perfection for the sad at heart. So plug in them earphones, pop a Xanax, and groove the fuck out mang, cause Sci-Fi Caper is slanging some good shit.

Listen folks, no sean tontos. It's not even an argument: Sci-Fi Caper is one of the best bands in town! They got hits coming outta their eyeballs and they're like the nicest people around! So stop messing around homie and get on this shit, cause it's some goooooooood ass shit! 

For more info on Sci-Fi Caper, be sure to visit the following links:


Thanks as always for reading and we'll see you soon with more bloggings!  For more information on the 2016 edition of the Spanspek Music and Arts Festival go here and/or RSVP on our Facebook event page! BYE!!!!!


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