Tuesday, April 24, 2007

It List: Tuesday 4/24/07

Das Kapital/Decibel Dudes/Koji Kondo/Black Wizardz/Kaboom
(J & J's Pizza):
It seems this show is centered around this touring band from Chicago, Das Kapital, but the local bands are actually where it's at. I'm not a big fan of this upbeat, melodic Replacements-influenced style of punk that Das Kapital plays. Few have the song-writing chops to pull it off well, and most just play into this kind of sneering cutesiness. Their home page says the guitarist/vocalist was in the far superior Traitors. I've never heard Decibel Dudes and I liked the scratchy, beat driven samples on their page. Black Wizardz is somewhat traditional rock and roll layered endlessly with distortion and the impressive double task of a singer/drummer. Kaboom puts on a very animated live show with a heavy 90's underground sound influenced by The Jesus Lizard and Arab On Radar. Koji Kondo you've heard us talk about before but I heard from some anonymous comment that they're just a "punk band." If more so-called punk was like that, the world would be a much more tolerable place.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
Tue Apr 24 (Doors open at 10pm; free)

Drink n' Draw!

You drink, you draw, you have fun.
That's just the way it goes.
No cover & great drink specials.
C'mon out and bring a pen!

411 East Sycamore
Denton, TX 76205
(940) 387-7781

5:10 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

is the show at the 8th still on tonight!!!????

6:42 PM  
Anonymous shane said...


Chief Death Rage
Laura Palmer


The 8th Continent
731 Texas St.
Denton, TX 76201

6:43 PM  
Blogger Defensive Listening said...

Fuck. How could I have missed that?

7:12 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i dont really like kaboom. the music doesnt sound authentic to me. whats up with pants?

8:49 PM  
Anonymous mc said...

Arab on Radar = chewing on tin

in a good way.

11:14 PM  
Anonymous mc said...

by the way, Denton still alive out there?

11:15 PM  
Anonymous Chris said...

Short story=me yelling pants means "I like your band."

I don't want to get into a big discussion about it, but what is not authentic about our music?

12:17 AM  
Blogger schmancy said...

denton made it beautifully, and the show at 8th continent was awesome. kyle and jonah do a great job with that lil place.

1:24 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

boo empty basement

1:53 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

crazy to go out last night. sad for scenesters today.

8:18 AM  
Blogger Lars said...

kaboom sounds awesome. wish i could have been in town last night.

10:06 AM  
Anonymous oveo said...

kaboom kicks ass
and chris is a nice dude.

10:12 AM  
Anonymous Chris said...

Thank you both very much.

Last night was really fun and the other bands were all awesome.

10:39 AM  
Anonymous electronic warfare said...

kaboom! is the nazz!!11 and chris is fizzy!!! we liek a lotz

12:25 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The NaZZ was awesome till Todd Rundgren went cheeze

1:41 PM  
Blogger Alex said...

black wizardz set was sloppier than usual due to technical malfunctions...i know...for i was there... drumming.

1:47 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i got yer authuntisity right ere' in mah drawls!


2:51 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

drink and draw sounds retarded.

5:52 PM  

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