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October 2, 2013 at 11:39 AM

Raw Geronimo brings lush rock to Chop Suey tonight | Concert preview

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Raw Geronimo plays Chop Suey tonight, Wednesday, Oct. 2. (Photo courtesy of Riot Act Media)

To write off Laena Geronimo as simply the child of a famous dad (Devo drummer Alan Myers) would be a mistake. Geronimo is a talented multi-instrumentalist with a background in symphonic music, a penchant for punk rock and a taste for vintage clothes.

It would be a similar mistake to write her band off as just another Los Angeles indie-rock pretension. Raw Geronimo, at Chop Suey tonight, has a modus operandi that goes deeper.

“I kind of always knew I would do this. I always wrote songs and I knew that at some point I’d want to create a vehicle for that,” Geronimo said. “I naturally was very shy, believe it or not, and it kind of took some time just running the gamut playing instruments in other bands (to get to this point).”

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