Friday To-Do: Kylesa, Pinkish Black | Rock Candy

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Friday To-Do: Kylesa, Pinkish Black

Posted By on Thu, Oct 3, 2013 at 9:23 PM

Kylesa plays at Downtown Music Hall Friday.
  • Kylesa plays at Downtown Music Hall Friday.

KYLESA, PINKISH BLACK
8 p.m. Downtown Music Hall. $12 adv., $15 day of.


Kylesa has deep roots in the fertile musical ground of Savannah, Ga. The band has been around for more than a decade, and formed out of the ashes of '90s crust/hardcore greats Damad (whose "Rise and Fall" is a touchstone of sludgy Southern hardcore). As with many of the group's peers, Kylesa has taken sounds from outlying genres (psychedelia, shoegaze) and worked them into its overall downtuned, heavy sound.

The band is on tour with Fort Worth duo Pinkish Black, whose recent sophomore album "Razed to the Ground" is a further refinement of their foreboding sound. The new album is a bit more on the death-rock side of things, though with moments of unnerving synth drone that churns like Tangerine Dream's psychotic cousin.

From the ArkTimes store

Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Robert Bell

  • The legacy of Clunk

    On the lasting ripple effect of Chris Selby's Clunk Music Hall.
    • Jan 5, 2017
  • A Q&A with Pallbearer

    Little Rock’s leading harbingers of doom return with a new album, “Foundations of Burden.”
    • Aug 21, 2014
  • Thursday To-Do: KEN mode

    You've got to figure that a band from frozen-ass Winnipeg is just gonna be way gnarlier and tougher than a band from some sun-kissed tropical clime where people wear tank tops and flip-flops year-round.
    • Feb 6, 2014
  • More »

Readers also liked…

  • Judge anticipates punishment of lawyers in Fort Smith class action case

    Federal Judge P.K. Holmes of Fort Smith issued a 32-page ruling yesterday indicating he contemplates punishment of 16 lawyers who moved a class action lawsuit against an insurance company out of his court to a state court in Polk County after a settlement had been worked out.
    • Apr 15, 2016
  • John Goodson and others add lawyers for hearing on forum shopping

    Lawyers facing federal court sanctions for forum shopping a class action insurance case have brought in new legal guns from out of state to fight potential sanctions.
    • May 26, 2016
  • Lawyers plead for mercy in Fort Smith forum shopping case

    Twelve of the lawyers facing punishment by federal Judge P.K. Holmes in Fort Smith for moving a class action case against an insurance company out of his court to a state court where it was speedily settled have filed their argument against sanctions.
    • Jun 16, 2016

Most Shared

Most Recent Comments

Blogroll

Slideshows

More »

 

© 2017 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation