Figuring out how to dominate the Earth with 60s-styled pop music!, Meet….The Safes

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The Title of this comes from an interview The Safes did with The Total Scene, the question was…”What’s next?” This one is for all you out there who are jamming to power pop. These 3 Brothers have been at this since 2003, and their hard work is all through these cool tunes. I’m a big believer that the goal of most music should be centered around the concept of FUN. I mean…”You put me through hell, cause that’s where you dwell” , that’s classic . I think the overall vibe of The Safes is one of a very polished group that know where they want to go and hey..I’m up for the drive. The more I discover about all the Bands out there just trying to be heard above the bullshit the more I’m just overwhelmed with all the real talent. The Safes are the kind of Band that beckon to be heard,,,so do your part, play this album go see them live, tell your friends, add them to your DJ Playlist, one thing I know for sure….We will be hearing a lot more of them around here….

Meet….The Safes

Hi our name is….

The Safes

And our sound might be best described as….

It’s best to let others do the describing I think… here is a recent write up that describes The Safes

Faster And Louder…The Safes

We are…

Frankie O’Malley Guitar Vocals, Michael O’Malley Bass Vocals Patrick O’Malley Guitar and Vocals, we’ve had more drummers then Spinal Tap! And many other great musicians have played and recorded with us and we consider all of them members of The SAFES!

The first time we met was…..

Shortly after birth.

We knew we were going to be a Band when………

Pre conception! It was meant to be!

Before starting the band we were employed as…….


Our craziest gig ever was….

Probably at Mango’s in Houston back in Dec 2009, our set was cool but when the Born Liar’s played an epic riot broke out, full on riot, fighting, craziness Bill took all his clothes off no idea why…. I still can’t believe the cops didn’t come. But in the end, EVERYONE was partying together at the end, no joke,,, it was like chaos then, “we’re all buddys let’s party”

FUN night!

The first song we wrote was…….

I think Not To Keep, it’s track one off our first album Family Jewels

It’s about……

Love gone wrong.

What we are currently listening to….

Man, a lot of really good music where do i start??? Various variations on a theme of paganini… yeah know that type of stuff. The Ramones first album.

A few albums we could never part with….

West Side Soul – Magic Sam, White Trees Flat Duo Jet’s, Two Guitars Country Stlye – Speedy West and Jimmy Bryant

For fun we like to…..

Dance with girls!

Here is their Bio…..From …The Safes, Souncloud

Brothers Frankie, Patrick, and Michael O’Malley are The SAFES. Growing up, these sons of Irish immigrants were surrounded by music. Their father, a working musician, record collector and all around music lover filled the house with live sounds, great records (Little Richard, Magic Sam, & Hank Williams…) and an array of musical instruments. This environment ultimately led to the development of this very special band. The SAFES have that unique chemistry that comes when talented siblings form a band (think Kinks, AC/DC, Everly Brothers, Beach Boys). This chemistry fuels The SAFES’ records as well as their live shows.

Touring coast-to-coast since 2003 performing in over 100 cities in 35 states so far, The SAFES have established large, loyal fanbases across the country on the strength of their live show which is a sweaty explosion of energy and melody. The SAFES have also shared the stage with such notable acts as Andrew Bird, The Smoking Popes, members of Wilco and The Raconteurs to name a few as well as having worked with some top record producers like Brian Deck (Modest Mouse, The Shins), Keith Cleversley (Flaming Lips), Jim Diamond (White Stripes), and Jason Ward (Arcade Fire).

The quality of their releases have also brought The SAFES national recognition “Sight of all Light”, “Well, Well, Well” and “Boogie Woogie Rumble” and “Family Jewels” have received favorable press in such notable publications as Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, Paste Magazine, Kansas City Star… Those releases have also led to extensive airplay and live performances on college and community radio stations across the US such as WFMU, WLUW, KHDX, WMBR, among hundreds of others and along with powerhouses WXRT, KROQ, WFNX, and WLUP.

Great stuff!!! for more info/follow/buy

The Safes.com

The Safes, Facebook

The Safes, Twitter

The Safes… One Stop Shop….

Wee Rock Records

much thanks to The Safes…

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Co-founder of 50thirdand3rd, stepped away to spend time with family and write. From Pittsburgh, now in Florida, Cool Canadian artist wife, 4 great kids, and two granddaughters!! I'm a lucky guy!

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