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Awesome Color make awesome awesomeness

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Power trio Awesome Color will play tonight at Mango’s with the crazy, psychedelic, noise act, Hair Police. The two are good a match to be on the same bill each with their own brand of in your face, crazy, psychedelic music. These days it’s rare to bump into bands with a taste for the trippy since the rock scene has been so heavily inundated with indie-pop bands so I’m sure tonight will be even more fascinating than a regular show at Mango’s.

Hair Police, in particular, really pushes the boundaries of what I would consider music with their experimentation with atonality and arrhythmic beats. Their music sounds almost more like audible performance art or a modern interpretation on the French art of musique concréte. It’s hard to explain but really, the best description I can give would be to compare their music as modern rock take on Frank Zappa’s, 1967, debut solo album, Lumpy Gravy. I’m sure their set will be fascinating.

Awesome Color combines a nice, robust, garage-rock sound with flights of psychedelia and is far more accessible than Hair Police but remains charmingly unusual, at the same time. In songs like “Hat Energy” (my favorite awesome color song, so far) the band even includes what sounds like a sax.

There will be no dull moments tonight.

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