Eighteen Individual Eyes will perform Saturday at Musichead in Medford as part of their tour to promote its EP, “Slightly Frightened, Mostly Happy.' - Photo by Kelly Dale

Eighteen Individual Eyes at Musichead

Eighteen Individual Eyes, a Seattle alternative rock band that has been getting airplay on hometown radio, will bring its sound to Medford's Musichead at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 27.

Known around their neighborhood as "those loud girls at the bar," Eighteen Individual Eyes will be out for 10 shows to promote its EP, "Slightly Frightened, Mostly Happy," which was released in January.

Featuring Irene Barber and Chrysti Harrison on guitars, Jamie Hellgate on drums and Samantha Wood on bass, the girls also have garnered attention at MSN Music's Consumer Guide, the monthly Seattle Magazine, Venus Zine and Seattle's weekly, The Stranger. Their new EP also was the subject of a blog on NPR's "All Songs Considered."

As former members of other bands — Barber and Harrison of Hungry Pines, Hellgate of H Is for Hellgate and Redwood Plan — the girls hooked up with rookie Wood to deliver a campaign to hundreds of fans on Facebook before recording any music or playing any shows.

In 2009, the band performed at the underground Carousel Festival and at the Girls Rock! Benefit with Goodness in Seattle.

Eighteen Individual Eyes recorded their EP with engineer Lucas Carlyle (The Gossip, Metric, Kate Tucker), and "Slightly Frightened" can be heard bumping on the same stereos as Land of Talk, Electrelane and Blond Redhead.

The EP was released on Hellgate's label, Scissor City Sound.

Admission to the show at Musichead is $5 at the door.

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