APTBS @ Coachella 2009 (more by Darren Kim)
"[A Place to Bury Strangers] opened with a sonic beat down, heavy guitar with effects unlike anything I have ever heard before; like My Bloody Valentine except with a drummer from Deerhunter. The drums were infectious, rolling into one another with blissful osculations of the cymbals being smashed. Playing behind the band were videos of 16 seconds loops of something from a snuff video. Notably a shot of pale woman with black lingerie and a hand (maybe her own) rubbing the outside of her thighs. The moments that transpired have been what I see when I blink from that day to this. It was psychedelic drums, with My Bloody Valentine layered guitars, and vocals of Joy Division." [Truer Sources of Sound]Tickets are on sale for the Mark Kozelek show at Music Hall of Williamsburg.
Hank III and Assjack are playing Music Hall of Williamsburg on June 24th. Tickets are on sale.
Tickets are on sale for the Patterson Hood (Drive by Truckers) shows at Bowery Ballroom and Music Hall of Williamsburg.
Especially of interest in the May 27th Shilpa show where "Secret Toy Surprise" is also on the bill.
Speaking of... special guests, don't forget that A Place to Bury Strangers are playing Less Artists More Condos on May 1st.