Sunday, December 4, 2011
West of Here - Wet Hair - Ways to Come Together - - Chrome Sparks and WCBN
I spent much of my late autumn picking the brains of various local musicians, ruminating on the potency and potential of what it is, exactly, that we have here, together, as a “music scene,” or, “community.” It’s a tough, tricky conversational query…Not only is it hard to answer the: what-makes-a-scene-work-question; it’s often tacitly considered such a troublesome subject, that most refrain from even asking it.
And the answer can vary, depending on niche...
~Piggy-backing off of that rambled spill - You can read more about Chrome Sparkes HERE.
You can also see Chrome Sparks performing this Wednesday (Dec 7), out in Ann Arbor at the Work Gallery (306 State Street) along with Iowa City-tied synth-swirled lo-fi psychedelia group Wet Hair, part of U-M's student run radio station WCBN's spotlighting of the School's first dedicated gallery space on central campus...This performance was funded in part by Arts at Michigan.
Wet Hair, subsequently, there's an ample anecdotal digi-dossier to review here. - It was born out of Shawn Reed's Night People Records label...and you can only imagine if Young Marble Giants were roomates with Spaceman 3...with the dreamy-droon/croon articulations of an Ian Curtis...
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