The Decemberists @ Rock City 11/11/2018

Owen White/ November 19, 2018

Indie folk staples The Decemberists brought a confident night of old favourites and some very fun if slightly clunky new material while critical darlings Hop Along stole the show as supports. By the time I arrived at Rock City for The Decemberists’ Sunday gig, their support was already half a song in. Usually this wouldn’t bother me as half a

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Tricot@ The Bodega 14/11/2018

Owen White/ November 19, 2018

Fun and thrills abound as Japanese sugar-coated math rockers Tricot descended to perform some jams equal parts charming tweeness and syncopated boot to the head. Tricot are the most intimidatingly technical band I’ve ever seen. Their ability to lock into truly alien grooves and hit musical cues that would leave many classically trained musicians scratching their heads is pretty much

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Acid Mothers Temple@ Metronome 05/11/2018

Owen White/ November 7, 2018

Japanese psychedelic rock gurus Acid Mothers Temple bring a stunning night of new age techno-mysticism and fiery psych-rock jams to relatively new venue Metronome with support from an up-and-coming art punk outfit named shiftwork. Acid Mothers Temple are a Japanese psychedelic, free improv, highly experimental band-come-collective who have gradually coalesced over the years from a large loose knit group of

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