I kinda like her recorded material, but I saw her in a big place, opening for (I think) The XX at The Fox, and I thought, this show sucks but I'll bet she would be good in a small venue.
I was wrong. Left early.
Update: Yes, I realize this violates my rule about only posting photos of shows I enjoyed. Sorry, but I was annoyed. PS, Light Asylum were similarly disappointing.
This is only the second time I've seen a band put their keyboards on the stands backwards, by way of saying, "yes, I am doing shit". It's not a bad idea.
If "radio friendly" is still a thing that exists, these guys are that.
Somehow, presumably due to a network failure, my fucking iPhone posted this message with pix but without any of the words I wrote. How does that even fucking happen? Anyway, while choking on smoke in Austin's one despicable goth club awaiting Zola Jesus, I will attempt to reproduce this post from memory.
Tammar: the spirit of Factory Records is alive in this band. Also, hypothesis not yet disproven: bands with two drummers are automatically cool. Also also: any band with a Melodica must be referencing either New Order's "Love Vigilantes" or Gang of 4's "It's Her Factory", and either way, they are My People.