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UFOFBI, The Woolen Men and Spookies


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Sat., Jan. 11, 8 p.m. 2014 21+

Eliza Sohn

The tagline for new record label Space Cassette is "pop music by the unpopular," a praiseworthy sentiment if ever there was one. Tonight, the folks behind this imprint—former Shaky Hands members Mayhaw Hoons and Alex Arrowsmith, with the Minders' Martyn Leaper—bring that notion to glorious life with this show. It's a celebration of the release of a new split 7-inch featuring the ragged garage pop of Spookies and the ever prolific Woolen Men, and the night also includes a likeminded batch of freaks from Stockholm known as UFOFBI. The trio call to mind the tossed-off, lo-fi sonic experiments that would cut through the rock triumphalism on early GBV releases. UFOFBI calls it "dreamtrash," I call it my new favorite band. ROBERT HAM

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Venue Hours
  • Daily 3 pm-2:30 am
Event Times
This event is in the past.
  • Sat., Jan. 11, 8 p.m. 2014
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