TEN BULLS, NITE LAPSE, JORDAN KRIMSTON
Ten Bulls is ineffable. That being said, an attempt will be made to make the ineffable, effable. Hailing from San Diego, California and comprised of Christian Clark on vocals/guitar, Jay Sanchioli on bass/keyboards, Chaz Lamden on drums/percussion, and Ida Naughton on synthesizers/vocals, the group produces a sound that is both unique and accessible; blurring the lines between past, present, and future. Buzzy, fuzzy bass. Shimmering, glimmering guitars. Hypnotic rhythms delicately smashed with retro keyboard textures. Ancient writings tell of not only sporadic saxophone sightings, but the occasional melodica, and if you’re lucky, a horn section too.
With these instruments, Ten Bulls manages to mesh driving, polyrhythmic drum patterns with anomalous time signatures, prog-ish song structures, and the occasional pop melody. The influences that shine through, some have noted, are Psychedelic, Electronic, New Wave, No Wave, and Indie (whatever Indie means). Whispers of concert-goers (and some of the more coherent Youtube comments) reveal some artists of which Ten Bulls are reminiscent. The findings were disparate: Tame Impala, Talk Talk (latter years), Gorillaz, MGMT, and Underground Resistance; ineffability on full display.
Presented by Soda Bar.
This is a 21+ event.