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Review: Dead Confederate / Darker My Love / A Place To Bury Strangers @ KCLSU, April 6th.

Posted in Gig Pictures, Gigs, Music Reviews, Tracks with tags , , , , on April 7, 2009 by musicmuleblog

More often than not there’s a band that sticks out like a sore thumb when you look at a lineup. Not the case this evening. All bands are guitar heavy and loud, very very loud and luckily KCLSU has just the sound system for the job.

First up are Dead Confederate from Athens, Georgia (USA) who have been described as Southern Rock but there’s more to them than the big riffs of that whiskey drenched genre. Don’t get me wrong there are big guitars aplenty as are there rock out tangents but there’s a bit more introspection to it than all that. There’s a noticeably grungey side to the band too, especially in front man Hardy Morris and his Kurt Cobain like appearance and guitar style. Impressive facial hair on show from bearded guitarist Walker Howle and twirly moustached keyboard player John Watkins . They can play some too. Great slide guitar, haunting keys and driving beats make songs like their single, ‘The Rat’ a very special affair. They play The Victoria in Mile End tonight, go check them out for yourselves! I just hope their sound system can take it.

For Fans Of: My Morning Jacket, Nirvana, Soundgarden, BRMC, Radiohead.

mp3: Dead Confederate – The Rat

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A Place To Bury Strangers/Darker My Love/Dead Confederate @ KCLSU, April 6th.

Posted in Gig Pictures, Gigs, Tickets, Tracks with tags , , , on March 23, 2009 by musicmuleblog

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What? A Place To Bury Strangers / Darker My Love / Dead Confederate

A Place To Bury Strangers have supported some great bands  – fellow Brooklyners MGMT, Nine Inch Nails, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club to name a few. They play shoegaze/garage rock and they play it LOUD!

For Fans Of: Jesus and Mary Chain, Joy Division, Crystal Stilts, My Bloody Valentine.

Just added first support comes from Californian’s Darker My Love. Loud, fuzzy rock on first inspection. Should fit in nicely. Download their album for free from Dangerbird Records.

For Fans Of: Black Rebel Motorcycle, Brian Jonestown Massacre, The Warlocks.

Support comes from Dead Confederate who on word of mouth at least were one of the successes of SXSW 2009. They hail from Athens. That’s Athens, Georgia. That’s Athens, Georgia, USA! They play haunting, introspective, southern rock influenced guitar music. Excited about seeing these guys.

For Fans Of: Modest Mouse, My Morning Jacket, Drive By Truckers.

When? Monday, April 6th.

Where? KCLSU, Embankment.

How Much? £11 but watch out for ridiculous £5 booking fee!

Tickets? reluctantly – seetickets

mp3: A Place To Bury Strangers – To Fix The Gash In Your Head

mp3: Darker My Love – Summer Is Here

mp3: Dead Confederate – Wrecking Ball

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