were slowcore loveliness made flesh: part Born Sandy Devotional
, part Velvet Underground
, part Mazzy Star
, part swedish pop
passim. there were also about a million of them--on at least one of every instrument known to humankind including autoharp and tuba--producing a big, warm, enveloping sound which recalls...did I mention The Triffids
earlier? fears that i had missed them at their peak (they are currently on LP #3) were well assuaged.
they played the newer hummable stuff, natch, but also some rather fab oldies and my all-time fave Lady December
(you'd swear that was robert mccomb on violin), so i was well chuffed. and who knew that Chico
was about a kitty? all together: awwww!!!
ps. i left my camera batteries at home, so no pics >.<