Monks of Doom, Stephen Clair & the Pushbacks

24
/ May
Thursday
2018

Monks of Doom, Stephen Clair & the Pushbacks

Venue
Front Room
Time
07:30 pm
Price
$10 adv / $12 door

Thursday May 24th

BSP Kingston presents

Monks of Doom (mems of Camper Van Beethoven / Counting Crows)
with Stephen Clair and the PushBacks

$10 adv / $12 door | 18+ | 7:30 Doors / 8PM Show

Tickets are on-sale now :: http://bit.ly/2FAKFDU
also available locally (cash only, no fees) at
outdated: an antique café// Rocket Number Nine
Jack’s Rhythms // Darkside Records // Woodstock Music Shop

Victor Krummenacher, Greg Lisher, Chris Pedersen (all from Camper Van Beethoven) and David Immerglück (Counting Crows) collectively known as Monks of Doom, are set to release their first album of all new material since 1993’s Forgery in the Spring of 2018. Recorded over a several years beginning in 2009, The Brontë Pin continues the Monks’ spontaneous forays into the worlds of improvised music, adventurous instrumental work, dystopian paranoia and mind melting psychedelia. Recorded and mixed by Bruce Kaphan (American Music Club, David Byrne, Chris Isaak, The Black Crowes), the album simply picked up where the Monks left off in 2005 with their album of covers, What’s Left For Kicks? By measures more aggressive and more laid back than previous recordings, The Brontë Pin continues in the grand tradition of this exceptional yet reclusive group of musicians, melding myriad influences into a virtuosity hard to define in the world of current music: The Monks fail to fit into any particular indie rock marketing term. They remain untamed, oblique and defiant. They simply are Monks of Doom.

http://www.monksofdoom.com/
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With a Ray Davies-like vocal delivery, mountains of songwriting credits, Clair’s gritty and provocative tunes are kicked into high gear with the muscular and stirring chops of the mighty Pushbacks.

“Stephen Clair and the Pushbacks have literary, story-telling songs like Chuck Prophet, with a range of feeling from Steve Forbert to Alejandro Escovedo.” -Nan Warshaw, Bloodshot Records

“For fans of literate singer-songwriters who balance the weight of the world with a bit of humor …” —All Music Guide

https://www.stephenclair.com/