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Rays, Honey Radar (Philly, What’s Your Rupture), The Love-Birds, April Magazine

Thursday, August 30 @ 8:30 pm - 11:55 pm



RAYS
On RAYS’ debut album the band spins eleven tunes of wiry, urgent post-punk, one foot planted firmly in the nihilistic apathy of 70 & 80’s punk (Wire, Electric Eels, Pere Ubu, Eno, Television The Fall), Australian punk past & present (UV Race, Terry, Victims, Babeez), and the addictive strum of 80’s & 90’s New Zealand/Flying Nun pop; all of whom have found their own way to meld the ferocity & thuggery of punkwith a singular melodic voice.


HONEY RADAR (Philadelphia)
“Shambolic Syd Barrett burial rites that exhume the shaggy spirit of clang-clobbered pop, echoplexed to perfection and smeared with enough hooks to keep ya diggin’ for the long haul. The lights are low, the smoke is high and the room is choked with sweat and stink and life when these songs are on. Jason Henn has a penchant for pop songs that feel like they jumped out of his guitar two minutes before the listener sat down, but they stick with the permanence of Guided by Voices deep cuts. Of course, the fidelity means that most Honey Radar songs sound like a scratch take, but I suppose overworking them might just take away the magic.” – Raven Sings the Blues


THE LOVE-BIRDS


APRIL MAGAZINE

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Date:
August 30, 2018
Time:
8:30 pm - 11:55 pm

Venue

Hemlock Tavern
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