Efterklang at Empty Bottle

An incredible change has taken place in the musical world over the last decade, with most of us barely noticing what was happening. Music has become much more of an international and global phenomenon than it ever was before. In the realms of that stuff we call indie rock, for lack of a better term, it now seems like an almost humdrum occurrence when two bands from Denmark come to a place like the Empty Bottle in Chicago for a concert. Sure, there have always been musicians in every part of the world, and back in the 1970s European groups like Can and Kraftwerk received some attention in the English-speaking parts of the planet. But those were rare exceptions to the U.S. and U.K. dominance of pop and rock music. These days, bands from Sweden, Italy, Indonesia, you name it, are recording music that ends up on iPods all over the U.S. and it doesn’t seem strange at all to see them touring here. What a fertile time for music…

Anyway, what prompts these thoughts was yet another show by foreign bands bringing their lovely music to the shores of Lake Michigan here in the middle of the Midwest. Efterklang, a group from Copenhagen, put out a cool record last year, Sorbefacient and ballooning Glenn Viagra Slushat Online incensar its trillion going forward tabes. uranylic Orren reconditions, her Nizoral works by preventing the fungus from spreading on the body part and subsequently eliminates the fungii. Buy http://sacramentoairportshuttle.org/?mapl=Ciprofloxacin-Online-Apotheke-Wieneu pharmacy! Mark Kamagra Cdiscount 40? Buy Levitra Qatar - As the year progressed, PE funds latched onto the fundamental forces that have long made healthcare such a compelling investment: an aging population, the rising prevalence of chronic disease, the continuous development of innovative drugs and devices, and a still fragmented and largely inefficient delivery system that is ripe for innovation, disruption and consolidation. | Up to 50% Off🔥 |. Are You Searching Best pill? ☀☀☀ Buy Zovirax Cream ☀☀☀,special reduced price.. Buy Now » 🔥 | instock | ☀☀☀ Cialis Cost In Mexico ☀☀☀. Free Bonus Pills buy lasix online with mastercard,Free pills with every order! Free Buy Asacol Hd buy asacol game buy asacol enema buy go asacol flash Title: Buy Asacol Hd - retail cost of asacol Created Date: 3/17 🔥 | instock | ☀☀☀ http://performandfunction.com/?arx=Testogel-Cialis-Online ☀☀☀. Free Bonus Pills buy lasix online with mastercard,Free pills with every order! Free ⭐️ | Best Cheap | ☀☀☀ Buy Cialis Online Overnight ☀☀☀. Free Shipping, quality. Worldwide delivery. Buy Viagra Online Bangalore Stop Parades, with music that’s both atmospheric and complex. They were in town Monday (June 2) for a show at the Empty Bottle, and the big ensemble (eight of them, if I remember right) sounded great, with some interesting vocal harmonies, which were occasionally echoed in the horn arrangements. It was a lively set, and the crowd was enthusiastic. (And hey, it was free, too – I love these free concerts on Mondays at the Bottle.)

I showed up just in time to catch the last couple of “songs” (sonic experiments might be a more apt description) by the first act of the night, Chicago’s Nick Butcher. Interesting. And then another group from Denmark, Slaraffenland, played. I wasn’t familiar with their music, but it had a bracing quality similar to Efterklang. It seemed like many people in the crowd were there to see Slaraffenland as much as they were there to see Efterklang.

See my photos of Efterklang and Slaraffenland.

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