Winter Circle Productions presents...
Crystal Fighters [early show]
Sports & Leisure
Oct 12, 2013
18 and over
$12 - $15
Republic New Orleans
828 S. Peters Street
New Orleans, LA
Gigwise recently called Crustal Fighters “The best festival band in the planet” and CMJ boasts that “Very few shows can ever live up to the energy and drive that fuels a Crystal Fighters show.”
If you’d spent the last few years of your life wrapped up in an album like Star Of Love, you’d go looking for a little respite, too. Crystal Fighters’ debut was the product of minds made manic by a deluge of fresh experience, both in the studio and on the road. It was inspired by an opera written by a man whose sanity disintegrated before he could finish it. It seemed to be influenced just as much by traditional Basque music from the 18th century as it was modern-day clubland, and contained residual traces of every genre, scene, style or party that had existed in-between.
But if album one was the sound of haywire electronic loops frantically kept spinning like plates on sticks, then album two is the story of Crystal Fighters mastering control of those rave repetitions ...