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A Place to Bury Strangers, Grooms, and Depth and Current


Chop Suey Capitol Hill
Sun., Sept. 13, 8 p.m. 2015 21+


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In Martin Scorsese's extravagantly violent Casino, the sun-blasted desert outside Las Vegas turns out to be a (fantastic) place to bury strangers. Add a few capital letters, and it's also the name of a famously loud Brooklyn trio (Oliver Ackermann, Dion Lunadon, and Robi Gonzalez) who take their Wall of Guitar cues from the Jesus and Mary Chain and My Bloody Valentine. Over the course of four full-lengths, including this year's Transfixiation, a Place to Bury Strangers haven’t exactly reinvented the wheel, but the way they give their handiwork a darkwave twist rescues them from the ranks of the revival act. Their squall is so deep, rich, and all-encompassing, you could lose yourself in it for days. It's an acid trip without the paranoiac side effects. KATHY FENNESSY

Chop Suey

1325 E Madison St, Seattle, WA 98122

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  • Sun., Sept. 13, 8 p.m. 2015