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K-Holes @ Soundlab


with Call of the Wild, Fatal Figures, and Utah Jazz

Monday, August 8

It’s been a while since a band has come along with a name that so rightly suits their sound. Brooklyn’s K-Holes push a brand of art-infused swampy garage-rock that is just as capable of making you achieve an out-of-body hallucinatory dirge as their namesake suggests. Cramps-style drumming, guttural male/female vocals and scrappy overdriven surf-punk riffs create a cacophonous scene involving the most terrifying party music you’ll likely hear for some time. What sends them over the top is the inclusion of a saxophone which can drive a song from haunting to almost celebratory in a matter of seconds without sacrificing an ounce of depravity, you know, to keep things filthy. It’s that same kind of lights-out sexed up swagger that made bands like the Gun Club so memorable. Fellow Brooklynites Call of the Wild are along for the ride with the promise of more high-octane rock n’ roll than a trio should be allowed to handle. Soundlab’s doors open at 8pm, so don’t be late. The off-kilter dance punk antics of Utah Jazz will put a smile on your face right before the punk and roll of Fatal Figures slap it right back off. —eric kendall

8pm. Soundlab, 110 Pearl St. (440-5907/ $6.