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Event Archive - Cabaret Voltaire Tribute Show!: A Luna Red, Short Pants Romance, Ghosts, Rgb, The Genius Pool

Fri. March 8th 2002 9:00 pm Downtown Community Activity Center (All Ages) 9:00 pm
$6
A Luna Red return to the Garden City with a new lineup, and more art-damaged, dark wave synth sounds... Locals open: RGB is experimental, texturized noise. The Short Pants Romance are the 21st century reincarnation of a 20th century artifact. The Genius Pool present inspired and spirited solutions to your emotional issues. Ghosts obscure their secret prog-rock history with feedback and octave-chords. (Brian Eno meets Television meets Drive Like Jehu?) Lemonade stand? Cookies? Video projection? Opportunities for soulful introspection? Yes, yes, yes, and finally, no, you snob - this is punk rock with clothes that don't smell like piss.

A Luna Red

Vancouver's electro-punk outfit experiments in punk/industrial/new wave with innovative instrumentation to bring you a more refreshing and vital look at post-punk music today. Reference points include Skinny Puppy, The VSS, Cabaret Voltaire, Einsteurzende Neubauten, DAF, Big Black, The Faint, etc. LP/CD coming out on Action Driver. 7" coming out on... more info

Short Pants Romance

Featuring various Vancouver Island luminaries, this local rock band will knock your socks off (and maybe your pants too). more info

Ghosts (minimalist post-hardcore)

GHOSTS were regional sentimentalists and Loud-ass DIY rockers. We had a good run of disc on Magic Teeth Records and gigged all over N. America from 2002-2009. Out of the Ashes of GHOSTS came SKYLORD. more info

Rgb

Trio comprised video and synthetic sound textures and percussion. more info

The Genius Pool (Emo/Hardcore)

Members of Truth About Angels, Confessions of a Mask, and the Afterthought(Courtney BC). The Genius Pool plays driving, fast, rhythm orientated punk rock in a somewhat unorthodox manner. Influences include bands such as, Rocket From the Crypt, Swing Kids, Le Shok, and, newly realized, Converge and Cave In...go figure. Spitting on the graves of punk... more info
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