Scissors for Lefty
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|Scissors For Lefty|
(Left to Right: Eric Garza, Bryan Garza, James Krimmel, Robby Garza, Peter Krimmel)
|Origin||San Luis Obispo, California, United States|
|Labels||Eenie Meenie Records (US)
Rough Trade Records (UK)
|Members||Bryan Garza (Lead Vocals, Guitar)
Peter Krimmel (Keyboards, Guitar)
James Krimmel (Drums)
Robby Garza(Bass Guitar, Guitar)
Eric Garza (Bass)
Three of the band's members, Bryan Garza, Peter Krimmel and James Krimmel, met in San Luis Obispo while attending college, and later moved to San Francisco, where they currently reside. The band consists of two sets of families - Bryan, Robby, Steve, and Eric Garza, with Peter and James Krimmel.
Scissors For Lefty have released three full-length albums; their 2005 debut, Bruno, self-produced and released by the band, and 2007's Underhanded Romance, which was released by Eenie Meenie Records on June 12, 2007. The album was released on the iTunes Store on May 29, 2007. They released a 5-song EP Consumption Junction on Oct 24, 2008. Their third full-length album "Bangs & Lashes" was released on iTunes on October 29, 2014. The video for the title track was released on May 6, 2013.
Local radio station, Live 105, chose the band to play on the main stage of their BFD 2007 festival, along with Bloc Party, Social Distortion, Queens of the Stone Age, Interpol, and Kaiser Chiefs. Each year, Live 105 chooses a local band they think has a good chance to be successful, and gives them a chance to play to a much bigger audience. BFD was held at the Shoreline Amphitheater on June 9, 2007.
Scissors For Lefty has toured with Arctic Monkeys, The Smashing Pumpkins, Erasure, Fiery Furnaces, Dirty Pretty Things, The Matches, The 1990's, The Hedrons, Juliette and the Licks, Locksley, French Kicks, Fiery Furnaces, and Metric.
- Bruno (2005)
- Underhanded Romance (2007)
- Bangs & Lashes (2014)
- Scissors For Lefty EP (2006)
- Consumption Junction EP (2008)
- "Ghetto Ways" (2006)
- "Mama Your Boys Will Find A Home" b/w "Inevitable Thieves" (2006)
- "Not For Keeps" (2012)