In honor of the 34th(!) anniversary of the release of XTC‘s ground-breaking double-length album English Settlement, we humbly present to you, our “unplugged” version of Senses Working Overtime, from our most recent EP “Wonderful”
Although it can’t touch the original, we hope that this rendition conveys our love for the song and all things XTC. Enjoy!!
We are super-happy to announce that our latest EP Wonderful is now available for download at https://realnumbers.bandcamp.com/
Five new songs (including a cover of one of our favorite bands, XTC) for just $5! MP3s make good stocking-stuffers!
Join us for a very special night! On Friday, December 4th The Real Numbers will premier our latest EP, Wonderful at the Hotel Utah.
This show will be our last of the year and we’d love to see you all! Please RSVP on Facebook
We’re heading back to the venerable Hotel Utah on Saturday, August 22 for our THIRD appearance at the International Pop Overthrow festival. The line up is stellar:
7:30 David Brookings
8:15 Eric Friedmann and The Lucky Rubes
9:00 The Real Numbers
9:45 The Corner Laughers — SF record release!
10:30 The Hot Toddies
11:15 Claire On A Dare
12:00 The Honey Wilders — Final gig with their current lineup!
Find all the details and RSVP here, and check out yet another fabulous flyer from our drummer “Toledo” Rob Tucker.
Guess what? We’re back with another show and another A-MAZING poster hand-drawn by our very own “Toledo Rob” Tucker. We’ll be playing an early show at Amnesia bar on Valencia St. in the Mission, with easy access to public transportation and the best burritos in town. Join us for a good time and and a great line-up of music!
The Real Numbers at Amnesia
Saturday, July 18 – Doors at 6pm, Numbers at 8pm
853 Valencia St, San Francisco
Oh yeah, and here’s the poster, it’s seriously out of this world 🙂
On June 20th, The Real Numbers will be joining forces with Balogna Italy’s own Altre di B and Bay Area band Hanley for a fun evening of power pop ad psychedelic rock at the Starry Plough in Berkeley. This show will also be our first gig with our new drummer “Toledo Rob” Tucker, a swell guy, kick ass pugilist, and amazing artists. See evidence of his handiwork below, and check out the show details and RSVP here!
Check this guy out! He’s the newest skin slammin’ Number – Toledo Rob Tucker!
The Real Numbers, purveyors of San Francisco’s finest power pop, are auditioning new drummers for a big 2015. Think Jellyfish, Weezer, Ben Folds Five, The Beatles. Take a listen in that SoundCloud window to the right.
We’re an established band with serious players who serve the song while having a great time. Since 2007, we’ve released two albums, played all over the Bay (Bottom of the Hill, Cafe Du Nord, The Uptown, Hotel Utah, etc.) and L.A., and put out a viral video that’s been viewed over 14,000 times.
Our line-up is vocals/rhythm guitar, lead guitar/vocals, bass/vocals, and, of course, drums. We have a great monthly space at Secret Studios and practice once a week and gig about once a month, potentially more in 2015. We’re in our 30s and early 40s, mature, and generally don’t party when we play.
We can’t wait to kick ass in the new year. We have new management to help hit our goals for 2015, including recording a handful of additional tracks for our third album, putting out 2-3 EPs leading up to a full album release, and booking some solid local gigs and mini-tours on the West Coast.
With all of that momentum, we’re looking for someone that’s laid back and fun to be around that wants to make great music. Someone who has a strong meter and can be creative without sounding too busy. Someone who knows dynamics….when to hit hard like John Bonham, but also appreciates subtle playing, too.
If you’re interested, send us a message here and tell us what you’re looking for in a project, what you’ve been listening to lately, and links to any recordings of your playing…. we’d love to hear them.
If you know any kick-ass drummers, please share this link!
We’re excited to play another Giving Stage show on Sunday, January 4th to ring in the new year for a good cause! Giving Stage is a nifty website that allows us to stream a live performance to anyone with an internet connection. To watch, all you need to do is chip in a few bucks for charity. We’ll be raising money for one of our favorite nonprofits, Conscious Immaturity, so please join us for some Sunday live music streaming to start off 2015.