The Mallard are an inside-out-echo-laser-garage-psych-rock trio from San Francisco. Their home fried songs harness the naked abandon of 60s punk (think earliest Syd Barrett era Pink Floyd), but inject the form with a deranged spirit all their own. Close attention to texture and dynamics allow the band to explore unusual terrain to grant access into unexpected realms of beauty and terror This is their video for "Yes on Blood".
The Mallard are from San Francisco. There are four of them. They preform music. Their stage presences has been called "arrogant," and "startling." The songs harness the naked abandon of late 70s punk but inject the form with a deranged spirit all their own. Close attention to texture and dynamics allow the band to explore unusual terrain to grant access into unexpected realms of beauty and terrorwith dessert.
Greer McGettrick (guitar/vocals) Dylan Tidyman-Jones (guitar/vocals) Miles Luttrell (bass) Danny Kendrick (drums) The Mallard has played shows with Thee Oh Sees, Wax Idols, Burnt Ones and many others) They released their first LP, Yes On Blood in February of 2012 on John Dwyers Castle Face Records. Released a 7" split with Thee Oh Sees, as well as other compilations in 2012. They're working on their sophomore LP to be released in the spring of 2013 on Castle Face.
"The Mallard wows me with the ability to mix a sort of top-down beach attitude with the gravel-and-glass of a good garage act. " --Sound on the Sound