Kill Rockstars


January 06, 2014

Hands are getting ready to hit the road for yet another tour (is it their fourth? their fifth? I've lost count!) in support of their KRS album Synesthesia (available on cd, lp, and digitally.) This time their hitting the road with their homies Wild Cub.

1/23 Seattle, WA @ Tractor Tavern
1/25 Sacramento, CA @ Harlow’s
1/29 Los Angeles, CA @ Bootleg Bar
1/30 La Jolla, CA @ The Loft
2/5 St. Paul, MN @ Turf Club
2/6 Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall
2/8 Chicago, IL @ Subterranean
2/10 Columbus, OH @ The Basement
2/11 Detroit, MI @ The Magic Stick
2/13 Albany, NY @ The Hollow
2/14 South Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
2/15 Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
2/17 Pawtucket, RI @ The Met
2/18 New York City, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
2/21 Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s


December 12, 2013

Hands stopped by the studio in Chicago a few weeks ago and recorded a live session! You can check it out on vimeo! Now that's what I call a technological miracle! Yumma Humma!

Hands - Audiotree Live from Audiotree Live on Vimeo.

If you like what you hear, consider downloading their debut album Synesthesia from the Kill Rock Stars Bandcamp page.


October 09, 2013

Hands are getting ready to hit the road for their third tour in support of Synesthesia (still available digitally as well as on Tickets

11/3/13 Kessler Theater - Dallas, TX - Tickets

11/4/13 Lowbrow Palace - El Paso TX - Tickets

11/6/13 Constellation Room - Santa Ana, CA - Tickets

11/9/13 State Room - Salt Lake City, UT - Tickets

11/10/13 Fox Theater - Boulder, CO - Tickets

11/11/13 The Black Sheep - Colorado Springs, CO - Tickets

11/13/13 SPACE - Evanston, IL - Tickets

11/14/13 Altar Bar - Pittsburgh, PA - Tickets

11/15/13 Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - Tickets

11/20/13 Music Hall of Williamsburg - Brooklyn, NY - Tickets

11/21/13 Jammin' Java - Vienna, VA - Tickets

11/22/13 Warehouse Theater - Lynchburg, VA - Tickets

11/23/13 Neighbourhood Theatre - Charlotte, NC - Tickets

If that wasn't enough Hands news for you, check out this live video of the band playing "The Game Is Changing Us" live on Sirius XM's AltNation.

Hands announce September tour dates with On An On

July 19, 2013

Hands are hitting the road in September to play a bunch of shows with On An On!

9/6 Seattle, WA @ Sunset Tavern * Doors @ 9pm
9/7 Vancouver, BC @ The Media Club * Doors @ 8pm
9/8 Bellingham, WA @ Wild Buffalo * Doors @ 8pm
9/10 San Francisco, CA @ Cafe Du Nord * Doors @ 8:30pm
9/11 Los Angeles, CA @ The Satellite * Doors @ 8:30pm
9/12 San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar * Doors @ 8:30pm
9/13 Tuscon, AZ @ Solar Culture * Doors @ 8pm
9/14 Scottsdale, AZ @ Pub Rock * Doors @ 7:30pm
9/16 Austin, TX @ Mohawk * Doors @ 9pm
9/17 Dallas, TX @ Three Links * Doors @ 7pm
9/19 Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge * Doors @ 8pm

The band recently recorded a stripped down version of their radio smash, "The Game Is Changing Us" for the folks at Filter Magazine.

Hands' debut album, Synesthesia, is in stores now on cd and lp!

Hands premiere video for Brave Motion at Noisey!

May 06, 2013

Noisey just premiered the video for Hands' song "Brave Motion" from their new album Synesthesia. The video was directed and animated by Johnny Woods and is looking PRETTTTTY GOOD.

Synesthesia is available on cd and lp at your local record store and also available from our Bandcamp page (and pretty much any other respectable digital retailer...)


April 23, 2013

Hands debut album Synesthesia is streaming one week early care of NYLON magazine and Spotify! Read all about it on the Nylon website
Hands will be heading to the UK next week and then touring all over the USA! Dates below...
UK Tour Dates
5/2 FREE SHOW!!! @ Shacklewell Arms Doors @ 8pm Presented by Eat Your Own Ears
5/3 Liverpool Sound City
05/19 San Diego CA Soda Bar
05/20 Phoenix AZ Sail Inn
05/21 El Paso TX Lowbrow Palace
05/23 Dallas TX Club Dada
05/24 Austin TX Stubbs Jr
05/25 Houston TX Fitzgerald's
05/28 Atlanta GA Drunken Unicorn
05/29 Chapel Hill NC Local 506
05/30 Washington DC DC9
06/01 Brooklyn NY Glasslands
06/02 Philadelphia PA Kung Fu Necktie
06/03 New York NY Pianos
06/04 Allston MA Great Scott
06/05 Montreal QC Il Motore
06/06 Toronto ON The Drake
06/07 Pittsburgh PA 6119 Penn Avenue
06/08 Chicago IL Schubas Tavern
06/09 Madison WI The Frequency
06/11 Minneapolis MN 7th Street Entry
06/12 Des Moines IA Vaudeville Mews
06/14 Denver CO Larimer Lounge
06/15 Salt Lake City UT Kilby Court
06/17 Portland OR Bunk Bar
06/19 Seattle WA Sunset Tavern
06/21 San Francisco CA Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Synesthesia is available to pre-order on cd and lp from our online store or digitally on our Bandcamp page.


March 26, 2013

Yesterday The Guardian UK named Hands "New band of the day" and premiered the song "Brave Motion." Read all about it on The Guardian website...

Hands have also announced their upcoming Monday Residency at The Echo in Los Angeles. All 4 shows are presented by 98.7

April 1 @ The Echo
9pm The Chances
10pm Mayan Jefferson
11pm Hands
12pm DJ Set by Aaron Castle
April 8 @ The Echoplex

DJ Sets by Paul Tao/IAMSound
9pm LA Font
10pm Cuckoo Chaos
11pm Hands
12pm Touche'

April 15 @ The Echo
9pm Hott MT
10pm Casual Knowledge
11pm Hands
12pm DJ Set by 98.7's JJ Corsini

April 22 co-presented by BUZZBANDSLA @ The Echo
DJ Sets by Buzzbands LA
9pm Body Parts
10pm Caught a Ghost
11pm Hands
12pm KCRW DJ Valida

We'll be releasing Hands' debut album Synesthesia on April 30th. Pre-order it on our Bandcamp page!

Hands sign to Kill Rock Stars! Check out "Trouble" at Stereogum

January 08, 2013

We're putting out "Synesthesia," the debut album from LA band Hands, on April 30th! Check out the first single, "Trouble," over at Stereogum and then pre-order the album at the Kill Rock Stars Bandcamp page. The cd and lp pre-order will be up real soon!

Hands will be playing our SXSW party (details to come soon!) and touring all over the place in 2013.