Parenthetical Girls + Kishi Bashi


For more than ten years now, THE PARENTHETICAL GIRLS have been working on an enigmatic but also catchy synthesis between bombastic pop in the tradition of Phil Spector and experimental compositional elements, in which one can recognize the influence of Brian Eno. After a five-year break, the quartet from the northwest of the United States, featuring the singer Zac Pennington, is presenting its current work “Privilege (Abridged).” In a double concert in HAU1, Parenthetical Girls are meeting Kaoru Ishibashi. Using the pseudonym KISHI BASHI, which is easier to remember, the vocalist, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist is releasing an astounding debut alum in May. Much like Owen Pallet, the head of Final Fantasy, he generates melodic and rhythmic figures as a singer and on the violin, which are electronically looped on stage and accompanied by a beatbox. This produces a meditative symphonic pop, forming a bridge between Asian sounds and western traditions.


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    Fri 3.5.2013, 20:00 / HAU1


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