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  • Type: Band
  • Hometown: San Diego, CA
  • Active:
    Unknown - 2010
    1991 - Present
  • Number of gigs played: 16
  • Number of other acts played with: 37
Sceneroller, The Shambles, Ray Brandes, David Klowden, Orrick Smith, John Chilson, Joel Valder, John Chilson, Todd Woolsey, Victor Penalosa, Ron Silva, Trace Smith, David Lizerbram, John Chilson, Mike Kamoo, Brad Barker, Bill Calhoun, Kevin Donaker-Ring, Mark Zadarnowski, Bart Mendoza, Kenny Howes
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About This Act

Of course the various members of the Shambles knew each other for years before the band’s formation, but I can put down the beginnings of the band to two events. In the late ’80s, Kevin Donaker-Ring co-produced Manual Scan’s “Days & Maybes” EP with Ray Brandes (side note: humorous liners by Mike Stax), and we were all part of a group of musicians that frequented Megalopolis on Fairmount Ave., often playing round-robin style — David Moye and Jon Kanis amongst the round-robiners who didn’t end up in the band (though we did back up Kanis on a compilation-album track). Post-Manual Scan split, the two began to collaborate, with Mark Zadarnowski and David Klowden entering the equation next. Though, like Ray, David’s stay was relatively short (up to some first album tracks), Mark has been crucial to the band’s sound since the beginning — check out the song “Change” for one particularly cool listen. Although he retired from live shows with the band in 2005, he’s still part of the action and will be holding down his usual spot on the band’s next recordings. Read more 

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