The resurrection, or regeneration, if you want to use Doctor Who terms, of Acidandali was an atmospheric afternoon gig. Akin to the incense smell lingering in old church nave, the rich atmosphere was thick with diminished chords, reverb pedals and echo pedals on wet mode. First act was Point Decster, a fledgling band that mixes post-hardcore with dulcimer-like tones. A dash of post rock tension … Continue reading Review: Point Decster, Islas, Acidandali, Sadfields & Caos del Té @ Foro Alicia.
Caos del té (Baladistus Dronicus) What do you do after screaming your lungs out to discount bin microphones, recording yourself in the lowest of fidelities, and letting your ramblings loose via Myspace? Well, you fall back into the cozy darkness of a crowded tearoom, carefully tethering the ballad sensibilities of Patsy Cline with the cheese grating industrial assault of Wish-era Nine Inch Nails. Still in … Continue reading A field guide to Mexican bands: Caos del Té
“I grew up watching all these videos of house parties” says Migraine Boy, between sips of Indio beer “and I always wanted to have my own behemoth house party were things get broken, music is performed and every one ends up demolished.” The warm August trashes a few solo cups. Mixed with the gust of wind is the smell of weed, tobacco and a the … Continue reading Assignment #23 : The House Party
2015. We wave goodbye to this year and just like any other before (and after), there were high and lows. This Shithole of a Website (TM) was supposed to close and we are still here, wondering what it all means and when is it really time to call it quits. It’ll be a whimper, not a bang, but that’s a discussion for another day. In … Continue reading The Great Promo Hunt – Best of 2015