New Zealand’s Cut Off Your Hands played the Vera Project this weekend and their songs were brilliant, fizzy, emotional swirls – like those amazing gigantic lollipops of a rainbow of colours. They’re so rare, as rare as a unicorn in this musical world. I took some photos:
Holy fucking wow. Feral Children threw down a set last night that was both tightly controlled and completely unhinged. I’ve seen them plenty of times when one or the other dominated, but last night’s combination worked perfectly. I have a new favorite feral song in “Frozen Beach” – this one more than any other I’ve heard thus far has me extremely excited for their upcoming release.
There’s only so much one can do with red light when trying to take show photos, and Feral Children were drenched in it their entire set. I forgot I had a camera in my hand a lot of the time, so I guess it’s just as well – I was able to focus on the music.
On Sunday, We Wrote The Book On Connectors played the same stage Hellgate rocked on Saturday. No matter how many times I see WE, there seems to be a new song or two at every show to stand alongside established favorites.
Looks like Ben has another busy week coming up – WE also plays Artopia 6/27. And! Be sure to save 7/17 for WE prom night at The Croc.
Oh wait, yes they did. A happy crowd packed into the Blue Moon Friday for a terrific surprise set by local favorites The Moondoggies. I had a great night – hanging out with friends while listening to some of Seattle’s best live music and reading aloud the porn being edited into a romance novel (look around – it’s probably still there).