This edition of 'In Defense of the Genre' looks at 15 albums that defined the melodic style of post-hardcore that took off in the early 2000s thanks to bands like At the Drive-In, Thursday, and Glassjaw, many of whom are still breaking ground and/or influencing new bands today
The show is part of Australia's VIVD LIVE festival at the Sydney Opera House, and she'll be performing the album in full for the first time backed by her original collaborators on the record (Dirty Three members Jim White and Mick Turner).
"All of us were both blown away and disoriented by the work – it was well beyond anything we had anticipated" says Fugazi's Guy Picciotto of the opera that is made up of Fugazi stage banter set to music.
The 2018 edition of Mexican Summer's Marfa Myths festival will happen April 12-15 in Marfa, TX. They've just announced the lineup which includes Wire, Tom Zé, Suzanne Ciani, Innov Gnawa, Connan Mockasin...