Grunge antics, prog rock gloriousness, embracing avant-garde doom tunes, and a heck ton of glow sticks. Just your average Nasty Wizard evening of mayhem as the Beijing label served their latest opus – a split between the dark sprawling noise collective DFA1989 and Berlin based noise thrashers Cuntroaches. For the occasion, the band, made up of plenty of familiar charcters of the Beijing scene, whip out everything in their arsenal – from horns to bass; from cello to glow sticks? Yes, as per usual things got weird in the best kind of way. Support came in the form of instrumental prog-rock slayers SHA! And grunge rock rascals Hind Brain, always a treat to see perform.
For round three of the ‘Face Me On Stage’ series pitting one band (quite literally) against another battle style at Temple Bar, the organizers decided to go for a three-way battle – a ménage à trois […]
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Gig Recap: Hind Brain, Hangnail, Silt & Lotus, Mr. S, Soft Sound Bank, V89, Hybrid Theory (2017.01.20 80s Music)
You know you’ve landed somewhere special when the bartender hands you a 15-RMB draft beer in a red cup. Literal tears in my eyes. And that was just the beginning. There is a new venue […]