Red Pens deliver huge melodic fuzz-rock at First Avenue’s Best New Bands of 2009 showcase. Filmed on January 15, 2010.

This segment is a web extra for MN Original Episode #109.

Watch the full segment featuring Red Pens.

Artist Bio:
Red Pens is a two-person band comprised of two visual artists: Howard Hamilton (guitar, vocals) and Laura F. Bennett (drums). Howard and Laura consider the interplay between their visual arts work and their music as related. They decided to start a band only after other means of collaborating failed to produce artistic works they were happy with. Their performances reflect this artistic bond strongly. Distortion and looping effects create the bands big sound despite only having two musicians.