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Sunday, May 5, 2013

Looking for an Opening Band, Nick Cave?

Posted by on Sun, May 5, 2013 at 10:04 AM

(Chop Suey) Michael Gerner leads the New York six-piece VietNam, who sound like they've been putting in long hours preparing to open for Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds. Which means a lot of turmoil-laced blues-rock and spectral ballads full of resignation to temper the tempestuousness. Gerner's no Cave on the mic, though, and his quasi-nerdy tone undercuts the last-days gravity for which he's striving.

 

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LEE. 1
isn't this the same VietNam that's been genre-hopping for the better part of a decade within all the sounds you'd expect from a bunch of NY guys with beards?
Posted by LEE. on May 6, 2013 at 12:10 PM · Report this

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