A Place To Bury Strangers

WFPK and Vectortone/Production Simple Present

A Place To Bury Strangers

Total Void, Lunacy

Tue, April 25, 2017

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm


Louisville, KY


Tickets at the Door

This event is 18 and over

A Place To Bury Strangers
A Place To Bury Strangers
"That's the most intense fear and feeling--when you go to a show and you're actually scared," says Oliver Ackermann, guitarist and frontman of Brooklyn trio A Place To Bury Strangers.
"Or you can palpably feel the danger in the music," adds bassit Dion Lunadon, "Like it's going to fall apart at any moment and the players doing it are so in the moment they don't give a shit about anything else. They're just going for it. It's a gutter kinda vibe; everything about it is icky and evil and dangerous."
The band are currently working on their 5th album with an eye toward a fall release.   Rather than fixate on the minute recording details like they may have done in the past, the group, rounded out by drummer Lia Simone are trusting their instincts and trying to keep things as pure as possible. Music is much more exhilarating when it's unpredictable even on repeat plays. Simone makes her recording debut with the band here, and it's obvious that she’s helped pushed the band's recordings closer to the level of their infamous live shows.
If the post-industrial musicians of the 1980s had stuck to their knitting machines it would have gone like this. Instead, others have had to tunnel their way back through grunge, Britpop and slick indie shoegaze to reconnect the circuits. This is the sound of someone pulling space back to earth. This is a sonic walk-through of landscapes that no longer exist. This is the drip of electronic water on memories of something deep in rooms without a view. Echoes of human activity resonating in the factory chapel, the walls and sentiments covered with moss.
Venue Information:
2100 South Preston Street
Louisville, KY, 40217