There are two alternative rock band club shows you do not want to miss; Blitzen Trapper at the Jackpot Saloon tonight in Lawrence and Sissy Wish at the Record Bar Monday in Kansas City.
I caught Blitzen Trapper’s show earlier this year at the jackpot and I can tell you, the Portland-based “experimental folk rock” band delivers a powerful live show In keeping with the band’s excellent Subpop release last year Furr.
The reviews and hype make catching Sissy Wish’s first world tour simply too much to pass up.
“Having already solidified her position at the forefront of music in her native Norway, SISSY WISH is bringing her innovative style of indie pop to American shores. She will tour in support of her third full-length album, Beauties Never Die, which is slated for a September 22nd release on Afternoon Records in the US.”
And this review of Sissy Wish’s new album by Playback’s Kevin Renick:
“There’s something about Nordic electro pop that sounds so, well,exuberant. Alive, engaged, crisp, invigorating. Whether you’re talking about Annie, Royksopp, Flunk or numerous others, Norway and Sweden consistently export some of the finest modern pop music to be found. Put Sissy Wish right up there among the most promising acts to emerge from Norway in the last few years. The band