Tonight, Tonight: Sans Soleil, Terminator 2, Sunnybrook and Eyes & Ears at Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios
With all the Super Bowl parties now over and various venues still in the process of being cleaned up, there's only really one option this Monday evening. But it features a nice collection of locals, so if you're willing to hang out in Denton for the night, it's a pretty nice one.
Sans Soleil, Terminator 2, Sunnybrook and Eyes & Ears at Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios
The four bands on this crowded quadruple-bill must have decided to draw straws to see which band would headline. All four play in a similar style, so any one of them could top the bill. This evening, though, the honor goes to San Soleil, a talented quintet that specializes in experimental psychedelia. Songs like "Memento Mori" and "Oil of Vitriol" are lengthy, fuzz-drenched drones that should appeal to fans of Yo La Tengo's edgier material. Yet another Denton-area ambient and experimental pop outfit, Sunnybrook, shares some influences with Sans Soleil. Featuring a softer touch than Sans Soleil, though, Sunnybrook's dreamy confections are well worth checking out. Same goes for the performance art duo known as Eyes & Ears. Guitarist Nathan Allen, also of Seryn, shapes feedback while painter Bethany Eden does her paints with water colors. Together, Allen and Eden provide a nice experience for both, you guessed it, eyes and ears. Lastly, we have no idea who Terminator 2 is, since it's among the least google-able band names we've ever found. But their being on this bill does provide us the chance to post the Terminator 2: Judgment Day trailer, so it's not a total loss.
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