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Event Archive - Billie Zizi, Songs From The Black Lodge, Scars and Scarves

Thu. October 27th 2016 Copper Owl (No Minors)
$8 at the door only.
A night of music that will move you..... $8.00

There's a certain amount of misdirection in the blues-jazz title track of Billie Zizi's debut album in that it doesn't quite prepare you for the wooziness to come. Sure, there's plenty of Gypsy violin(courtesy of Zizi's pops, Cam Neufeld) scattered throughout, snaking through Windog Blues, bringing an irresistible jauntiness to Dancing Shoes, but Zizi's heart is apparent when she slows everything down to mournful. Like the looping backwards guitar melting into the sparsest of intros on You Do Me No Good, with Zizi abandoning almost all lyrical drive by simply repeating in an oddly matter-of-fact voice “drag me down” over and over again on the chorus, or the long, slow build in Jukebox Baby, leading to chaotic squalls of Zizi's guitar. A fine first album, laying down ground work for what will no doubt be one of the country's most inventive voices for years to come.

Songs from the Black Lodge
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Indie Music, Dream pop and Psychedelic pop
Songs From The Black Lodge is an ever changing creation of sound that wavers between the pit of your worst fears and the euphoria of love at its peak.

Scars & Scarves
Formed with the desire to write and perform music that distills their various influences, Scars & Scarves is minimalism as maximalism. Yet the attention to sonic detail is all encompassing as well. Drones, tremolos, distortion, phasing and feedback are essential ingredients to the Scars & Scarves sound. The concept of beautiful chaos and sublimeness within noise is paramount.


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Scars and Scarves (psychedelic, drone pop)

Formed by Annalea & Garrett with the desire to write and perform music that distills their various influences, Scars & Scarves is all about minimalism as maximalism. Focusing on making their melodies as concise and as direct as possible, the band isn’t afraid to strip away chords, notes, “tricks” and arrangement. Yet the attention to soni... more info
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