Slides: Meet Caroliner

Franklin Melendez


Since 1982, sound pioneers, Caroliner, the singing bull memorial band (or Caroliner, for short) has been expanding our sonic registers with their hypnotic performances. Part costume rock, part concept band, as DIY as they are extravagant, theirs is an unparalleled vision that’s mingled with a complex history and populated with a motley crew of unforgettable characters. On the eve of their first Bay Area museum performance, Caroliner offers a few tips to the uninitiated on to best maximize the full transdimensional-hypno-psychodelic-technicolor experience. Take note.