I had scoured my car for anything remotely contraband. Ian MacKaye himself would have been proud of my Scion xB’s sobriety. And yet I still felt tongue-tied when the Border Patrol officer had me roll down my window at the checkpoint just east of El Paso.
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June 10th, 2011 · No Comments
This week’s contest to win Bare Wires tickets was a grueling one—how much copy/paste can you take? We had tickets saved for whoever could send us the most “
June 9th, 2011 · 2 Comments
If The Warriors had ended with a dance party instead of a guy getting a switchblade through the wrist, Bare Wires could have been provided the soundtrack. Lead singer-songwriter-guitarist Matthew Melton discusses high school beatings, late ‘80s Memphis underground cassette rap and exactly which American city lives up to its frightening reputation. This interview by Tom Child.
THIS FRIDAY! L.A. RECORD PRESENTS BARE WIRES + SHITTY LIMITS + ROUGH KIDS + COSMONAUTS AT PSYCHO BEACH PARTY! WIN TICKETS INSIDE!
June 8th, 2011 · No Comments
This Friday at the Blue Star Bar L.A. RECORD is presenting yet another Psycho Beach Party featuring bands from Oakland to England! Get your tickets here or take your chances and buy them at the door the day of. And, for the competitive among you, there is STILL TIME TO WIN FREE TICKETS! Just email [...]
May 3rd, 2011 · No Comments
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February 25th, 2011 · No Comments
THE BELLRAYS, BARE WIRES, AND DIRT DRESS ON WEDENSDAY MAR. 2ND AT THE ECHO, 1822 WEST SUNSET BOULEVARD, LOS ANGELES. 8:30PM/ $8/ 18+
August 18th, 2009 · No Comments
Matt Melton is the mastermind behind Bare Wires, Snake Flower 2 and numerous other bands over the years. Originally from Memphis, this mustachioed madman—now based out of Oakland—has never wavered from his musical vision. He shot Jay Reatard’s most famous album cover and is wondering why people have to break everything they can. This interview by John Henry.