STRFKR + Special Guests

The Deaf Institute

Sunday 17 November 2013

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Sunday 17 November 2013
19:30 - 23:00 (doors at 19:30)
Live Music, Gigs
Live Music
Oxford Road

In the past, Portland, OR-based Starfucker(STRFKR) has received almost as much attention for its not-always-accessible moniker as for its immensely accessible dance hooks. But, having flirted briefly with a couple of name changes, the group is now firmly settled on Starfucker and so the focus can rightly return to what got people talking in the first place: the trio's endlessly catchy, hook-laden pop.

Lyrically,Reptiliansfocuses primarily on death and the end of the world, two intertwined subjects at the forefront of songwriter Josh Hodges’ mind following the passing of his grandmother. Yet, amazingly, the record manages to be not the slightest bit depressing.

In reality, it's quite the opposite -- a trait likely attributed to the fact that the band, like British philosopher Alan Watts (whose lectures are excerpted at various intervals), believes death is responsible for giving meaning to life. For Starfucker, this comforting notion is expressed musically via vibrant crescendos, explosive drum beats, and layered synth melodiesthat drive a theatrical live show where dance party meets Roxy Music.

The result is Starfucker's most well-rounded and full-sounding album to date -- a blissfully buoyant affair that will have you dancing to songs about death while having the time of your life

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The Deaf Institute
135 Grosvenor Street, Manchester, M1 7HE

Central Manchester


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