11.13.2006

Hooray!


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10:39pm I'll elaborate on the Evens once I take my shoes off and get a cup of tea in me. Stand by...



8:19pm (err, Tuesday) This is exciting. Consisting of Ian MacKaye (Fugazi, Minor Threat, Mr. Dischord Records Himself, etc.) and Amy Farina of The Warmers have both settled into The Evens in a way that only icons of post-punk ever could. Many indie-folk duos exist nowadays with artists copying copies of copies despite their sincerity, but when you bring two great forces of the punk scene to their present, you're given something that transcends a lot of the mediocre. Lyrically and sonically, the two are challenging each other more on their latest release, Get Evens than on their charming self-titled from last year. Touring often, though, it's been difficult to see them, and they'll be playing at Mass Art once the weather gets too chilly for hoodies alone. It's unquestionably worthwhile to see them live, though, as they're veterans of a musical movement that took place in tumultuous moments in America's latter part of the twentieth century when punk was possibly at its steadiest (though perhaps not fulfilling the definition of "steady"). Go go go!

Website: http://www.dischord.com/bands/evens.shtml

1 comment:

Brad said...

I'm so, so psyched for this.