Hot Hands is a indie-noise-pop-garage duo originally based in Florida with Jeffrey Howard on guitar and "Machine Gun" Kristin Howard on drums. After a lengthy tour without finding a new home anywhere they call themselves "Lost In America". The new album 'Blood Stereo' will be coming out late August/September 2014.
NEWS OF NOTE:
We just started a new Tumblr blog called Lost In America, named after one of our favorite movies, which we write about our more day to day adventures as we travel across the country.
Article: Review of show in Savannah GA from Hissinglawns.com
We still have our "Jeffrey and Kristin Watching Bands" blog, as the name suggests, a rather large collection of photos of us watching bands play. It's what we do.
HOT HANDS 2014 U.S. TOUR:
Saturday Nov 1 @ Tiger Mountain. Asheville, NC. With Native America, Ellipse, Ancient Whales. 9pm. Event Page.
We are always booking. We're currently in southwest North Carolina, two hours from Atlanta, Chattanooga, Asheville, Knoxville, Charlotte. Don't hesitate to write us if you know somewhere to play. Write us email@example.com (Jeffrey) or firstname.lastname@example.org (Kristin).
Here's a few shows we've already played in 2014:
Sun Jan 27 Savannah GA @ Dollhouse w/Turbo Fruits, Wet Socks. 9pm. Event Page.
Sat Feb 1 Valdosta GA @ Ashley Street Station.
Mar 1 Phoenix, AZ @ Ice House Tavern w/Rebel Set. Event Page.
Sat Apr 5 Sacramento @ Luigi's Slice w/Backseat Lovers. Event Page.
Wed Aug 20 @ The Odditorium. Asheville, NC. With Room Full of Strangers, Wyla, Doomster. 9pm $5.
Wed Sept 3 @ The Wherehouse. Murphy NC.
NEW MUSIC: We're been working on our next record. In the meantime we've uploaded two demo versions of songs that will be on it. Listen to them on Bandcamp. You can still download a two song sampler of "Your Short Hair" from our CD and our cover of the Supercharger song "You Irritate Me" that appeared on the Back To The Garage Vol 2 CD. DOWNLOAD HERE.
Keep up with our adventures on our zine Kick Bright.
LIVE REVIEW: "Garage rock duo Hot Hands infused the evening with a lighter energy, playing a fast-and-loose style that could be succinctly described as The Hives with occasional noise-rock ornamentation. Guitarist Jeff Howard made his guitar sound like everything from bubbling water to a helicopter, but all of this sonic chicanery was kept at the margins of the band’s largely straightforward, aggressively fun tunes. Both Howard and drummer Kristin Messina provided exuberant vocals, and when they finished their whiskey shot of a set—most of their songs clocked in around two minutes......" -- Flagpole Magazine.
We are keeping Tour Videos of fun places we travel to and bands we see. Visit our Youtube Channel for complete listings.