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Scrt Chfs 3

11th Jun 08 (Wed) Leave a comment

If vowels didn’t exist, this sentence would be idiotic. If vowels also didn’t exist, it would seem that Scrt Chfs 3 were opening for Scrt Chfs 3… or perhaps… Scrt Chfs 3 wr pnng fr Scrt Chfs 3. Gd thng thy d xst…

The Portland show (Oregoneff you, Maine) of the Secret Chiefs 3 mini tour has openers of the Diminished Men and Secret Chefs 3 (a tribute band who play the SC3-style of world metal/rock with kitchen utensils).

Sunday, August 3rd. Doug Fir Lounge. 3 grt bnds.
Assuming I’m not far away for work, I’m planning on making it up from Eugene for the show.

http://dougfirlounge.com/
http://www.myspace.com/secretchiefs3
http://www.myspace.com/secretchefs3
http://www.myspace.com/DIMINISHEDMEN

Nooch.

~Dan

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new musical finds…

13th Dec 07 (Thu) Leave a comment

Elsiane… she’s like Björk meets Portishead meets the Cranberries… ie- quirky electronic-fused pop with lush vocals, a trip-hop feel and tempo, and a unique vocal delivery.  And the fact that Elsiane has dredg as a “Top 8” puts her in good place in my musical interests, per se.  Check out this Montreal artiste…

This next artist is somewhat of a “parody” or “tribute” band of a fairly unknown artist… but it’s a fairly unknown artist that I love

Secret Chefs 3 is a “tribute” band of Secret Chiefs 3.  Anyway… the original (Chiefs) is a Mr Bungle spin-off band that does middle-eastern style metal mixed with surf music and dance beats on occasion.  I love the Secret Chiefs 3 (led by mastermind Trey Spruance).  The Chefs (no “i”) do a middle eastern, surf, metal mix of their own original tunes on instruments made from found objects… whether it be shovels, oars, or kitchen utensils.  It’s a fun, original take on it all.  And they’re only a “tribute” band in influence, not in actual songs.  The Chefs material is comprised of all original compositions.

That is all… for now…

~Dan – np: Richard DawkinsThe Root of All Evil? (BBC documentary)

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