Friday, October 24, 2008

A Quick Blurb About Last Night

Re-post from:

A totally enjoyable show...

Crucifagium -- Greg and Kenny were less noise and more psychedelic dark ambient. Analog synth, cymbals, guitar, pedals, pedals, pedals. Amazing moment when the first Blue Line train went by in the background. You'd never know it was their first live set. Great stuff!

Bruce's set had an even stronger range from "pretty" to "aggro" passages than usual. Some tough-as-nails vocal moments. He plays too many instruments and gadgets too well. Excellent.

And am I glad that I was convinced to stay for the last set... to say it's cello through pedals doesn't even begin to describe Helen Money... Dark, experimental doom metal as played by one woman with a cello. At times, if you closed your eyes, you'd think you were were listening to a band. We heard numerous short/medium length pieces, any of which could have been easily extended into a more epic format. Beautiful.

And aside from a few familiar faces/friends, the solid turnout was almost totally unfamiliar to me. Interesting...