Le Corbeau + The Acharis (US)
Time & Location
About the Event
LE CORBEAU (N)
THE ACHARIS (USA)
Wednesday, 12. June, 2009
doors 8pm • cc: 150kr
Stagger Home Studios & Booking
"a double-bill evening of shoegaze, post-punk, noisepop & noir indie rock n' roll."
THE ACHARIS • http://facebook.com/theacharis
"shoegaze, post-punk & noisepop "
"Oakland-based noise rock/no-wave artists THE ACHARIS cite Mazzy Star, The Pixies, and Sonic Youth amongst their musical influences, though their own sound is anything but derivative. By blending various genres and reshaping musical structures to mirror the at-times blurred reality of existence, they have concocted a sound that places them in their own category altogether." -The Bay Bridged
“Hauntingly Beautiful” -New Noise
“… like grunge run through a kaleidoscopic filter with a bit of noise peppered in” -East Bay Express
Shaun Wagner and Mila Puccini formed The Acharis in Oakland, CA in 2015 after spending several years performing in different musical and artistic projects. By blending their musical backgrounds The Acharis found a sound of their own, choosing to bypass the more traditional rock and roll format in favor of drum machine and stomp boxes. Nonetheless, songwriting takes center stage and echoes can be heard of the alternative classics of the 90’s.
The Acharis’ debut album "Lost in the Vortex" was released April 2017 in USA (Goth Horse Records) and Europe (EXBTN Records). The Band has toured internationally performing with diverse acts such as La Luz, Cindy Lee, The Shivas, Culture Abuse, Dead Meadow and they are currently recording their second album to be released in Winter of 2019 under Cranes Record, Paris.
LE CORBEAU • http://facebook.com/burntvioletsky
"Noir indie rock n`roll"
"Musikals noia for mørketiden" - Morgenbladet, Ando Woltmann
"An ever-present darkness casts a shadow throughout Moth on the Headlight, even on the album’s brighter moments. “Yvette Rosemont”, for example, features dreamy female vocals awash in a sea of guitar fuzz, except here the sea is churned into a storm, thanks to ominous brass notes. Rather than merely conjuring nostalgia, Le Corbeau makes forward-thinking shoegaze and experimental guitar music, all filtered through vintage film influences. Forget dream pop: The dark and impenetrable Moth on the Headlight is more akin to a nightmare." - Consequence of Sound
"This is an album that walks on the dark side and comes out the other side with it’s sanity just about intact." -The 405
"This is an album which is claustrophobic and dissonant from the outset but, like a classic film noir, remains stylish in its execution. Parallels can also be drawn with fellow Norwegian Post-Rock act The Low Frequency In Stereo, although Le Corbeau is far darker." -Bearded Magazine
"Moth on the Headlight is Le Corbeau’s third album and, shortly summarized, it consists of nine tracks about secret desires, snippets of daydreams, telepathic messages, surprise awakenings of disenchanted hearts and parting ways with sick obsessions. It has a laid-back, cool sound that evokes a feeling of dark comfort – a distant shelter where the world only really exists in the mind." -AAA Music
Le Corbeau startet i 2007, og på tampen av fjoråret gav indie noir gjengen, med Øystein Sandsdalen fra Serena Maneesh i spissen, ut hele tre album.
ØYSTEIN SANDSDALEN (gtr,vox)
TORD LG (dr)
METTE SO-FI BREDDAM (gtr,vox)
KENNETH AMUNDSEN (bs)
ESPEN STRØM (gtr)
NICOLAS AFRICANUS GJEFLE (gtr/mellotron)