This is a past event.

Grex, Hare and Arrow, Jeweled Snakes One Day Only Staff Pick

When: Thu., Aug. 15, 8-11:30 p.m. 2019
Price: $10
The Oakland art rock power duo Grex concludes a tour celebrating a decade of coruscating music-making as part of a creatively charged triple bill at The Uptown. Featuring Karl A.D. Evangelsta on guitar and vocals and M. Rei Scampavia Evangelista on keyboards and vocals, Grex creates spacious but roiling soundscapes marked by burrowing improvisation, incantatory melodic hooks, and distortion-laden textures. Sometimes compared to Skeleton Crew and Deerhoof, the duo has honed a deeply intuitive connection that opens doors to both ominous drones and ecstatic flights. Featuring Motoko Honda on toy piano and Theo Padouvas on trumpet, the talent-laden improv sextet Hare and Arrow also performs scores for stop-motion films by Sung Kim (who plays invented instruments and automata). Jeweled Snakes, a self-described “chopped and screwed synth punk” duo, round out the program.
— Andrew Gilbert

Reviews/comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a review


Roll over stars and click to rate.

Anonymous and pseudonymous comments will be removed.

History

Map

Calendar

Submit an event

Popular Events

  • Hellzapoppin Circus Sideshow Review (Live Variety)

    • Buy from Ticketmaster
  • ONLINE: Setting the Scene (Uncategorized)

    • Buy Tickets
  • NoMBe: The Chromatopia Tour (Undefined)

    • Buy from Ticketmaster

Best of the East Bay

2020

© 2020 Telegraph Media    All Rights Reserved
Powered by Foundation