So glad this Strokes Pehrspace bullshit's happening, because Sean Carnage's site just pointed me to this:
8/25 - $5
7914-B Santa Monica Blvd
Preggers (Dean Spunt)
If I can get up there in time, definitely. I saw Dean do a set in Long Beach last year, and it was pretty meh. So yeah, assuming he's on first I'm not at all against drinks during his set.
SON OF A BITCH I just realized I'm going out of town next Thursday afternoon.
Damn, I'd be there in a heartbeat but I'm working late that night. Son of a bitch.; I've been wanting to check out Surly Goat too.
I'm familiar with them as partners of the ColLAboration beer gardens. Seem like really cool guys.
meant to post the dates from that tour... they are playing everywhere from LA to Seattle. can't wait.
Give this a listen:
Ligeti is the shit. Although is ultra-bombastic stuff (not what you posted, generally his stuff with vocals) never really sucked me in... I'd rather listen to Luigi Nono for that.
Thanks for introducing me to Nono. He's bombastic in the Ezra Pound sense. Where should I start with him?
La Fabbrica Illuminata and A Floresta È Jovem E Cheja De Vida are personal favorites.
The description of this sounds intriguing, I'm gonna try and check it out in the next few days.
So, uh, if anyone has a way of finding set times for Rene Hell / Earn, I'd love to hear them. Looks like I'm going to be working late on Thursday; Dem Passwords is really close to my place, but I'm hoping this is one of those weeknight shows where the headliner doesn't start until after midnight - you know, the kind that I'm usually rooting against.
Ugh I really want to go to that. Though I'm not out of work until 530 tomorrow and I don't want to drive there. Need to fix a couple things on my car before going to Big Sur, not add another trip to LA.
So anyone who missed the show tonight: HA!
Preggers, as Chris said, was kind of amateur noise. However, Pedestrian Deposit was a huge surprise. They did a bifurcated set: the first half was a pedal-based noise set, and in the second half a different musician played a bowed tree branch with two strings fastened into it. It was incredible, blistering, emotive and one of the best experimental sets I've ever seen. They controlled that sound. Earn was quite good. He created a large wave of noise that flowed and ebbed around the crowd. Rene Hell though. Fuck. I can't even explain what he did. Gabe and I sat on the floor and basically watched him create perfection. It's like he took the work he did on Terminal Symphony and forced it into a more pop context. I was absolutely astounded by his abbreviated set, and anyone who catches these shows will surely be likewise blown away. It was astounding.
That's an interesting review. It has me pretty excited for tonight without being a total spoiler. Ped Deposit put on one of the most amazing sets I've seen this year when I watched them a couple months back, but it sounds like that set was a completely new one. I wish they were playing tonight as well, dammit!