SWANS @ GOTHIC THEATRE | 9/24/12 "I know it's a Monday night, can you tolerate one more?" Michael Gira asked the crowd more than two hours into the show. It wasn't really even a question because Gira already knew the answer. Swans then played its final song: the sprawling, apocalypse-eclipsing "The ... More >>
Xiu Xiu got its start in 2002 when Jamie Stewart and his friend and longtime musical collaborator Cory McCulloch started writing songs in a more experimental vein, making extensive use of non-Western percussion and tones. The group's debut album, 2002's Knife Play, anticipated more widespread use of ... More >>
Xiu Xiu • tUne YarDs • Talk Normal 03.27.10 | hi-dive I'd never known a show at the hi-dive to start before 9, particularly on a Saturday, so I was gravely dismayed when I walked in about five till and saw Merrill Garbus tUnInG up on stage, meaning that I'd completely missed Talk Normal, the ... More >>
Saturday, September 23, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Xiu Xiu dodges mainstream success in favor of DIY catharsis.