Happy Cinco De Mayo everyone. Nothing says despair like a frozen raspberry lime-a-rita, so pour one of those puppies and join us as we clank through a bone pile of new releases, face-melting shows, and crazy headlines until there’s nothing left.
Last Sunday “Japan Nite” made its stop at Brooklyn’s Knitting Factory, presenting a hodgepodge of rising sun styles. Below are two examples from polar opposites of the musical spectrum. A snippet of Starmarie‘s J-Pop bubblegum and the full set of gravity defying Vampillia. Starmarie at the Knitting Factory Vampillia at the Knitting Factory
Agalloch was at (Le) Poisson Rouge last night. Below is the first song (“Into the Painted Grey”) from their sold out show. After doors were opened, people ran to the front row like it was a Metallica show. THIS I have not seen in quite a while!