12 O'Clock Track: Majical Cloudz' stark and intense "Bugs Don't Buzz" | Bleader

Thursday, July 18, 2013

12 O'Clock Track: Majical Cloudz' stark and intense "Bugs Don't Buzz"

Posted By on 07.18.13 at 12:00 PM

Sign up for our newsletters Subscribe

There's a whole mess of Pitchfork Music Festival aftershows and preparties taking over clubs around the city throughout the weekend—you can read about them in the Reader's guide to the three-day blowout—and it all starts tonight. Moody Canadian electronic duo Majical Cloudz play a late show at Lincoln Hall this evening, and it's one of the few festival-related parties I've had my eye on for weeks; the group's recent Impersonator has slowly grown on me since Matador released it in May, particularly the standout single "Bugs Don't Buzz." It's a haunting, mesmerizing song built on deep, clanging ivories playing a simple, downcast melody, and front man Devon Welsh sings about mortality and love with a piercing intimacy. It's today's 12 O'Clock Track—you can watch the band's music video or check out their "Take Away Show" for a peek at just how intense their live performances can get. (Head to Lincoln Hall's site to RSVP for tonight's free show if you haven't yet.)

Tags: , , , ,


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Agenda Teaser

Galleries & Museums
17th Annual Pilsen Open Studios Citlalin Gallery and Theatre
October 19
October 20

Tabbed Event Search

The Bleader Archive

Popular Stories