Thu 04 May 2017

Purgatory at The Masquerade

7:00 PM / $13.00 ADV / ALL AGES

A Lot Like Birds

A Lot Like Birds is a post-hardcore band from Sacramento, CA, known for their tendency to flawlessly blend a wide array of genres; from ambient soundscapes to aggressive punk-fueled anthems to unpredictable prog-rock freakouts. The band was initially the brainchild of guitarist Michael Franzino. Franzino invited a couple Sacramento-based musicians and friends to perform with…

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“The songs on this record feel a lot like diary entries to me. In this case, the phrase ‘dear me’ can be read as both an expression of regret and the beginning of a letter to oneself. I see it as both,” notes OWEL vocalist Jay Sakong. “That’s the nice thing about lyrics in songs…

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Stay the Sea

Stay the Sea is a post-rock/math/indie band based in Athens and Atlanta, GA. They draw influence from a very diverse and ever-growing catalog, though namely Thrice, A Lot Like Birds, Sigur Rós, Russian Circles, and lots of ambient and film music come to mind when attempting to pinpoint the top tier of influences.

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