This event is in the past.

Kinski, Man Forever

Recommended, Don’t Miss

Sunset Tavern Ballard
Thu., Nov. 9, 9 p.m. 2017 21+


Jenny Jimenez
Get Tickets   Save Event

Recommended by Dave Segal

Man Forever is Oneida drummer Kid Millions (aka John Colpitts) working out his manic percussion ambitions within a maximalist-minimalist context. On 2013’s Pansophical Cataract, Man Forever’s penchant for repetition and nearly superhuman endurance propels the music into the drum kit equivalent of a Rhys Chatham guitarmy deployment; powerful and heady stuff. This year’s Play What They Want diverts wildly from that record, with guest spots from avant-garde queen Laurie Anderson, deft harpist Mary Lattimore, Trans Am guitarist Phil Manley, and indie-rock fixtures Yo La Tengo. Percussion is used much more sparsely in service of vocal-centric songs of arty and dainty melodiousness. It’s an unexpected departure that often pays serious dividends.

Found something you like and don't want to forget about it later?
Just click "Save Event" on any event page to save it to your own private list.

Sunset Tavern

5433 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107
Hours: Daily 7 pm-2 am.

Venue Hours
  • Daily 7 pm-2 am.
Event Times
This event is in the past.
  • Thu., Nov. 9, 9 p.m. 2017