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Pere Ubu, Diminished Men

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El Corazón Eastlake
Fri., Dec. 1, 8 p.m. 2017 21+


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Recommended by Brittnie Fuller

Called "startlingly unique" after the release of their 1975 debut single, "30 Seconds Over Tokyo," Cleveland-bred art-punk legends Pere Ubu combined elements of Black Sabbath–style metal dirge with dub and oddball rock experimentation to redefine left-field music. Led by David Thomas, Mark E. Smith's rival for curmudgeonly behavior, Pere Ubu moved straight past Ramones-core, ’77-style punk and helped pave the way for post-punk's admirable idiosyncrasies. On last year's tour, the band delivered Dub Housing–era favorites, medieval-looking horn instruments, and stunning art-rock atmospheres. While onstage at the Crocodile, Thomas abruptly stopped mid-set for a smoke break: "It'll be much faster if you clear a path," he told the audience. And we did.

El Corazón

109 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, WA 98109
Hours: Daily 4 pm-2 am.

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  • Daily 4 pm-2 am.
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  • Fri., Dec. 1, 8 p.m. 2017